Terry Fox

Fox takes a break from the gruelling pace in July 1980 (Boris Spremo/Toronto Star/Getty Images)

Terry Fox’s marathon of grace

Jann Arden reflects on the awe Terry Fox continues to inspire in Canadians, 40 years after his epic cross-country feat that saw him run a marathon-length distance every single day

Why Terry Fox cannot be bought

The Tories’ invocation of Terry Fox at a campaign event crossed a line the young runner always avoided—and left the family angry

The people behind Terry Fox’s heritage minute

Jay Huumonen, who played Fox, had no prior acting experience

The relentless Terry Fox

Maclean’s archives: Terry Fox is now an icon. Back in 1980, he was just a kid trying to save the world from cancer

5 Canadians other Canadians would most want at their Canada Day BBQs

Which songstress beats Bieber? And which iconic Canadian claims top spot?

Too fat for the team

Scott Hems overcame bullying and lost 100 pounds

Hells Angels at Tim’s, and a tall temperature tale

Thunder Bay, Ontario – Days 32 and 33

Running, biking and riding across Canada for a cause

Maclean’s archives: With dozens raising money this way, it’s getting harder to get noticed


Newsmakers: June 2-9, 2011

A tiny Wolfe at the bathroom door, a flirty old Castro in Cuba and the Times’ new editor needs her red pen



Angelina Jolie offends her Bosnian sisters, Stieg Larsson’s missing book, and a new memorial for Terry Fox



Hugo Chávez plays traffic cop, Naomi Campbell goes to The Hague, and Venus puts the ‘French’ in French Open


Golden Moments

Vancouver’s party resumes, on a scale unprecedented for the Paralympics