Canada’s birds helped me connect with my new country

Canada’s birds helped me connect with my new country

First Person is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at tgam.ca/essayguide. Illustration by Mary Kirkpatrick In her book Birds Art Life, author Kyo Maclear decides to watch the birds in her big city. Over the changing seasons, Maclear opens her head and heart to avian creatures. … Read more

Office Cats Laid Off as Companies Close

Office Cats Laid Off as Companies Close

Zhaocai is out of a job. Two months away from the office and locked down at an unfamiliar apartment, he’s withdrawn into himself, becoming more suspicious of strangers. He spends much of the day sleeping, or keeping to himself quietly. At night, he gets into bed and mewls for attention. Zhaocai is part of a … Read more