Mac the Moose’s creator agrees that Norway’s gleaming moose is nicer

‘They wanted big and cheap,’ shrugs Don Foulds of the Moose Jaw officials who commissioned his sculpture. ‘Aesthetics is not the primary concern for a group like that’

Why Canadian cinema might love Nordic Noir’s new wave

The lure of Nesbø and Knausgaard has stars like Matt Damon, Kristin Wiig and Michael Fassbender turning Scandinavia into the new Hollywood North

The psychology behind Anders Breivik’s murderous rampage

‘I’m still asking myself, “Why did he really do it?” ‘ author says of Norway massacre

Day of the central bankers, and a dust-up in the tech world

April 15: Prepare yourself for monetary policy meetings in Canada and Europe, and the European Commission gets tough on Google

Starring Oslo as Gotham City

Famed for his part in Scandinavia’s noir boom, Jo Nesbø has a few other careers, too

More moeny

Norway’s oil discovery means more money, more problems

Their offshore oil industry is gushing with good fortune. So why is everyone unhappy?


Report on Breivik shooting says rampage should have been stopped earlier

After public tragedies come government commissions with their lessons learned and should haves.


Isn’t it good, Norwegian oil policy?

Thomas Mulcair invoked Norway in May and Christy Clark praised Norway’s approach to pipeline safety last month. Now, the Tyee has dispatched Mitchell Anderson to study the country’s oil policy.

The Commons: No questions asked

Just as there haven’t been answers these last few weeks


Topp on centrism, paying the bills, cooperating with Liberals, fighting the Conservatives and Norway

As vaguely promised a few days ago, here are several excerpts from my conversation with Brian Topp. My brief survey of his candidacy is on newsstands now and if you’d like to follow along with all our coverage, you can bookmark the tag “NDP leadership.”

The Word made fresh

The Word made fresh

Last October, throngs of Norwegians lined up outside bookstores to get their hands on a new translation of the Bible

Norway’s butter bailout

A severe shortage of the fatty dairy product is encouraging liberalization–and smuggling