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Trucks are parked on Metcalfe Street as a rally against COVID-19 restrictions, Ottawa, Jan. 30, 2022. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press)

Ottawa protestors plan to stay put

Politics Insider for Jan. 31: Protesting truckers settle in for the long haul; public opinion on the convoy waivers; Ottawa contradicts itself on Ukraine
Mitchell performs at The Bitter End on Oct. 23, 1968 in New York City, N.Y. (PoPsie Randolph/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

Tracing the remarkable rise of Joni Mitchell

An ambitious new retrospective explores the early years of the small-town folk singer, from a Yorkville coffee shop to an undeniable musical force
Vogue 1969

The poetry and wisdom of Joni Mitchell and Gordon Lightfoot

Two new biographies explore the lives of the Canadian music icons
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The Interview: Joni Mitchell

From 2014: Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell on Georgia O’Keeffe, the Kardashians, the men she loved and her life in B.C.
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Strippers, Neil Young and Joni Mitchell

Our review of a new book by Graham Nash
Australia – Music – Leonard Cohen Performs in Sydney

Leonard Cohen’s tale of redemption

A new biography of Leonard Cohen provides new details on Jimi Hendrix, Phil Spector and Joni Mitchell

Forever Young

Neil Young was the designated patriarch at this year’s Juno love-in between elders and upstarts
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Madonna fiddles while Joni burns, Close encounters you might not want, and In his brother’s footsteps
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Quite an introduction

Between the sometimes-luminous opening ceremonies and the corny clichés of the closing show, Canada presented versions of itself the world had never seen
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A missed opportunity for diversity

Mark Steyn on the opening ceremonies: Where was the genuinely bizarro cavalcade?