Prairie Dog cover, by Stacey Holness


PROVINCE The Prisoner’s Menu Brad Wall’s jail food zingers: good politics, bad Christianity | by Paul Dechene READ

OPINION Canada Gets Nicer How a backlash against racism and mean-spiritedness turned a decade-long national frown upside down | by Gillian Steward READ

WORLD When Hicks Attack Take in a million refugees, and you’ll get a few awful people | by Gwynne Dyer READ

SCIENCE MATTERS Seeing Mother Earth We are literally children of this world. We must act like it. | by David Suzuki READ

PINTS The Pint Pioneers Before we savour the Next Beer Thing let’s pause to salute trail-blazing brewers | by Jason Foster READ

FILM Support Teh Troopz 13 Hours: complex geopolitical intrigue directed by a guy who loves blowing stuff up? Whee. | by Jorge Ignacio Castillo READ

FILM Guinea Pigs Gone Wild Review of The Stanford Prison Experiment | by Jorge Ignacio Castillo READ

FILM Sex Sadness If you liked Ride Along 2 you’ll love Dirty Grandpa | by Jorge Ignacio Castillo READ

FILM Lazy Indie Crap Review of Victoria | by Jorge Ignacio Castillo READ

FILM Hnetflix | by Shane Hnetka READ

MUSIC The Heat And The Beat Alex Cuba: spectacularly qualified for the first Winterruption | by Jillian Bell READ

QCC The Dukes Of Dumbass | by Anonymous READ

BONUS COLUMN Pusch Comes To Shove | by Kevin Pusch READ