David Suzuki profile, Books in Canada

David Suzuki profile, Books in Canada

Cover, October 1989 One of the really shocking things about environmentalists, says David Suzuki, is that they’re so busy saving the world they don’t have any time to spend in nature WHEN HE APPEARS on television somebody must comb his hair with a rake in...
Our Life and Times, Books in Canada

Our Life and Times, Books in Canada

Reviewing 14 years of literary history calls for solemn reflection.  From the pages of Books in Canada, some gleanings suitable to the occasion We were all a little feisty in those days: The first sentence in the first editorial was, Books in Canada is a radical...

Defence plan debated in electronic newspaper

The Financial Post Special report, June 29, 1985 At the time the only term the editors could think of to describe what would soon be known as the Internet was “electronic newspaper.” Only 90 Canadians had e-mail accounts.  But even then people were finding creative...
Margaret Atwood interview

Margaret Atwood interview

This interview was conducted for Maclean’s magazine’s In-Class Program by Barbara in 1981. STARTING OUT I started writing when I was 16.  I was in Grade 12.  I’d had no idea that there were Canadian writers because we didn’t study them in...
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