Articles and Essays
A cartoon by Jean-Jacques Tremblay which accompanied "What's In A Name?" on its original publication in Weekend magazine.
For more than 30 years, Silver Donald Cameron was primarily a magazine writer, publishing more than 500 feature articles on an eclectic range of topics, including social issues, music, art, travel, politics, folkways, history, education, geography, geology, sailing and marine matters, business, science, technology, relationships, film and the environment.
His work appeared in almost every significant Canadian magazine, and he won National Magazine Awards for cultural reporting, service journalism, travel writing and agricultural reporting.
His articles were also published in such foreign magazines as Holiday, The Nation, Commonweal, Commentary, New Woman, The Atlantic Monthly and Travel and Leisure.
Here are some examples of his magazine work.
- - An Island Just in Time (Imperial Oil Review, 1997)
- - What's in a Name? (Weekend Magazine, 1973)
- - Going to Hell for a Pastime (Canadian Yachting, 1989)
- - Water (Equinox, 1990)
- - Recycling by the Sea (Canadian Geographic, 2001)
- - Up She Comes (Canadian, 1997)
- - Imagination (Homemaker's)
- - Energy, Environment and the Left (Vancouver Institute Lecture, 2000)
- - Trotsky in Amherst (Canadian Geographic , 1988)
- - A Certain Degree of Difference (New Maritimes, 1995)
- - Farley Mowat, Prophet (Atlantic Insight, 1979)
- - Charlottetown: The pleasures of a small town with the stimulation of a city (Canadian Geographic, 1984)
- - The Three People Inside Dave Godfrey (Saturday Night, 1971)