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The longest punt in football history has a math problem

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[ad_1] Thomas Pinckard, 1964 (Courtesy of John Kovich)There was a fence around the University of New Brunswick’s College Field back in 1966. Thomas Pinckard is sure of it. If there hadn’t been, he says, the football he punted 114 yards during a UNB Red Bombers game that year would have …

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Introducing The Power of One, a new Maclean’s podcast

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[ad_1] Canadian soldiers landing in Normandy on D-Day. The colourful exploits of Agent Garbo, the subject of our first Power of One podcast, made the invasion possible—and successful (AFP Staff/Getty Images)How do ordinary people—those who are not born heroes, not destined for greatness—become agents of transformative change? What brand of …

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The battle against Quebec’s Bill 21

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[ad_1] Sure, the leaders of Canada’s federal political parties didn’t have much to say during the election campaign when reporters asked what they planned to do about Quebec’s Bill 21. The law, which prohibits public servants in the province from wearing religious headgear and other symbols, is so popular politicians …

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