Ties That Bind: Trains and railways have always held a special place in our history and in our hearts.
Also in this issue - The Great Flag Debate: It stirs patriotic feelings today, but when the Maple Leaf became Canada's flag fifty years ago some saw it as demoralizing.| The Unpaved Road: Efforts are underway to revive the endangered languages of Canada's First Nations. | Soberly Celebrating Sir John: This January marks the bicentennial of Sir John A Macdonald's birth. But commemorating Canada's first prime minister has never been easy.
Regular features: Christopher Moore, Currents, Trading Post, Destinations, Album, Book Reviews.
Book and Gift Guide: Our eleventh annual special advertising section offers a wide selection of books and gifts for Canadian history lovers - and others!