editorial

#01 of the Maclean's 2022 Power List: The children who never came home.

How we chose the entries for our 2022 Power List

Our Editorial: The thinking behind our annual ranking, which reflects the pressing issues facing the country, and the opportunities ahead
An anti-vaccine protest in New York in November (Stephanie Keith/Getty Images)

Misinformation is an infection that politicians have left to fester

Editorial: The info wars are on, and our political leaders need to step up and fight back
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What our longing for the ’before times’ reveals about our hopes and fears for 2022

Editorial: Will we revert to some semblance of the old normal in 2022? Should we want to?
(Illustration by Sol Cotti)

Why we need to talk about food insecurity—in this election and beyond

Our editorial: Canadians are facing more food insecurity than they have in nearly two decades. It’s time to act.
(Photo illustration by Una Janicijevic and Drew Maynard)

The real ’black mark’ when it comes to Canada’s military

The Editorial: There’s a pervasive culture of sexual misconduct in the military. After countless reports and recommendations, Harjit Sajjan should really have a handle on what needs fixing. And yet...
Watt’s ‘before and after’ photos have drawn worldwide attention to old-growth logging in B.C. (TJ Watt)

If you thought the cutting of B.C.’s ancient forests was winding down, you’d be wrong

Our editorial: Over the decade ending in 2018, an average of 15,200 hectares of old growth hit the ground annually in coastal forests alone. That’s an area per year the size of Vancouver.
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Love in the time of COVID

Our editorial: Most thought that there would be a baby boom as well as a spike in divorces after the Great Lockdown of 2020. Neither of those predictions seem to be coming true.
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How to keep your job in the semi-automated workforce of the future

From the editors: A third of Canadian jobs could be done by robots right now. But thankfully some occupations will always require a human touch. Probably.
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What the Republicans can learn from Stephen Harper

Our editorial: If the U.S. Republican Party is to survive Donald Trump, it should look to the reinvention of Canadian conservatism after 1993
Sir John A. MacDonald’s statue in Kingston, Ontario on June 21, 2012.  THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Lars Hagberg

A toast to Canadian history, freer trade and cheaper beer

What the Fathers of Confederation thought, said and did 150 years ago still matters—as it should. Let’s drink to that.