Maclean’s Registration wall FAQ

What is this?

You can read five articles every 30 days. To read more, you must create an account or log in to an existing one. It’s free—all you need to create an account is your name and email address.

Do I have to provide credit card information to continue reading?

No. An account on is free and only requires your name and email address. Payment information is not required.

It’s the first of the month and I’ve already hit my five-article limit. What’s going on?

The five-article limit is based on how many stories you have read in the 30 days since you first visited The meter resets once 30 days have passed, rather than when a new month begins.

I’m a Maclean’s print subscriber. Why am I encountering this limit?

At the moment, print subscribers will also need to register to read articles after reaching the five-article limit. Currently, the account you create on is entirely separate from your subscription account, which you can access here. For the time being, your subscription number is not connected to your online account on