: a continuation of last week’s interview feature. For part 1 see: Q. What is your writing process? Do you sit with a paper and pen, hit a typewriter or use a word processor? A. I use a combination of longhand and pc for most of my work. In the planning stages, I draw… Read more »

A VOICE EXCLUSIVE SERIES – The Popstar Experience, Part five

Part 5 in a continuing series about the Canadian Television talent competition, Popstars: The One. For part one of this series, see: By Day Three they were halfway through bootcamp, and in Amaya’s call that evening she sounded really relaxed and happy as she excitedly shared the news that it was down to only 20… Read more »


The Student Mom’s Club of Athabasca University is now online and ready for new members. As the SMC front page welcome message attests, this club is: LESS ACADEMIC ! MORE FANTASTIC !! SMC is dedicated to bringing together student moms across Canada to share study and parenting tips, easy quick recipes, articles and essays about… Read more »

** VOICE Contest **

The Voice is going through some changes. Soon the website will be updated and more new content will be introduced. In order to make the new Voice everything that you want it to be, we need your input. As a thank you for taking the time to comment, we’ll enter everyone who fills out our… Read more »

Canadian Fedwatch! News Across the Nation

The Betrayal of the Budget The annual federal budget was released ( last Wednesday, and has been roundly labeled as a betrayal by the NDP and the Bloc Quebecois. The reason for this is quite clear, as one of the campaign ideas put forth by the Liberal Party was that Canadians should vote liberal to… Read more »


Sadly, we have no letters to the editor this week. I’ve been concerned about this – and the general lack of reader response lately – but I have decided that this as a challenge! As your new editor, the challenge is mine to meet. The notice from AUSU last week told you all a little… Read more »


Fireweed Institute Spring 2003 Workshops Information & Registration: 492-3116 / 492-7237 e-mail: 1. SPIRITUALITIES: RETRIEVING FRAGMENTS FOR LIVING This one-day workshop gives participants a brief history of key spiritual traditions – East and West, old and new. Often, there are fragments of wisdom from each of these traditions that speak to us. This… Read more »


ABOUT THE PRIZE This Magazine’s Prize for Creative Non-Fiction honours the brightest new voices in Canadian letters. Send us your work, and join This Magazine’s long tradition of publishing outstanding literary and creative non-fiction. We’re looking for personal and journalistic pieces with a strong voice, attention to narrative, experimental styles and, of course, compelling subject… Read more »

AUSU SPEAKS: January 19th Session – Provided By AUSU

News from the January 19, 2003 council meeting AUSU Council met on the evening of January 19th for a regularly scheduled council meeting. The main item of business for the evening was AUSU finance, and the annual audit for the 2002 financial year was reviewed and discussed. Following this, tentative plans were set for the… Read more »