Vintage Voice

Unearthing classic articles from previous issues of The Voice Magazine.

While Americans celebrate Thanksgiving this week, we look at more differences between us and them.

Searching for sense in American politics.  In advance of the 2012 U.S.  election, dual-citizen Wander Waterman reflects on some fundamental differences between Canadian and American attitudes toward politics and voting.  Americans are “a little more drawn to confrontation; they don’t mind hurting feelings and calling each other idiots, but for Canadians that just doesn’t seem right.”  Canadian Voter, American Election, November 16, 2012.

Language lessons.  Professional editor Christina M.  Frey delves into use of language north and south of the border.  “…few outside Canada know what Timbits are.  Their loss.”  The Writer’s Toolbox: Uniquely Canadian, June 27, 2014.