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The better America (Issue IV/2020)

The other America

by Alan Freeman

In the shadow of its big neighbour the USA, Canada is looking for its place in the world. A reflexion on my country.

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The better America (Issue IV/2020)

Icebergs like spaceships

a photo gallery by Sergey Ponomarev

The life of the Inuit in the north of Canada is characterized by ice and snow. A visual journey.

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The better America (Issue IV/2020)

“We need a new police culture”

an interview with Devon Clunis

Devon Clunis made history as the first black man to become police chief in Canada. A conversation about violence, racism and long overdue reform.

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The better America (Issue IV/2020)

“With my poetry I return home”

an interview with Natasha Kanapé Fontaine

The Innu poet Natasha Kanapé Fontaine on her success and her struggles.

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The better America (Issue IV/2020)

A multitude of voices

by Sherry Simon

Contemporary Montreal has been shaped by a wide range of languages. A stroll through the Mile End district.

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The better America (Issue IV/2020)

“The camera is our weapon”

an interview with Odile Joanette, Gloria Morgan

Odile Joanette and Gloria Morgen make films with indigenous populations. What happens when people tell their own stories? 

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The better America (Issue IV/2020)

“Power is very illusionary”

by Adrienne Clarkson

A former refugee assumes the highest political office in the country: A conversation with the former Governor General of Canada, Adrienne Clarkson.

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The better America (Issue IV/2020)

Republic of indigenous nations

by Pamela Palmater

How Canada’s indigenous nations are trying to revive old forms of self-determination.

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The better America (Issue IV/2020)

We didn’t come to stay

by Carmen Aguirre

Following the coup in Chile in 1973, Canada offered my family refuge. For a long time we still believed we would return to our homeland.

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The better America (Issue IV/2020)

The dam

by Michelle Winters

A family that moves house, a beaver and some strange events: A story.

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The better America (Issue IV/2020)

On thin ice

by Alanna Mitchell

No country in the world has more polar bears than Canada. But they are facing extinction there too.

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The better America (Issue IV/2020)

“With my poetry I return home”

an interview with Natasha Kanapé Fontaine

The Innu poet Natasha Kanapé Fontaine on her success and her struggles.

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