Researchers attempt to find and count grizzly bears in Alberta’s Chinchaga region.
Publicly funded scientific research in Canada continues to be ignored by pro-development governments.
Jason Kenney “digs” coal despite widespread support for a shift to cleaner energy.
The Art Gallery of Alberta is trying something new: free admission for youth, students and weeknight visitors.
Alberta’s old PC regime was all about keeping industry happy. Their 2011 policy threw the door wide open to more gravel mines.
If someone runs at me with the same gun I saw on the news, I’m not going to stop him and ask, “Say, mister, is that the automatic AR-15 or the semi-automatic?
CALGARY URBAN DECAY,
BY KERRY SNELSON, 2012.
Chris Turner is author of The Patch, the story of Alberta’s oil sands, forthcoming in September. His bestselling books The Geography of Hope and The Great Leap shed light on the global sustainability movement. A prolific speaker and magazine writer, he lives in Calgary.
Maureen McNamee has worked as a journalist and editor for 25 years. She spent almost two decades at Calgary’s Fast Forward Weekly, including five years as an editor. She is now an associate editor at Alberta Views where she indulges her interest in art and politics.
David Schindler is Killam Memorial Professor of Ecology emeritus at the University of Alberta. In 1968 he was founding director of the Experimental Lakes Area. He has earned numerous international awards and is an Officer of the Order of Canada.
Trina Moyles is a Peace River-based author and freelance journalist who focuses on social justice and environmental issues. Moyles’s first book, Women Who Dig: How Female Farmers Are Feeding the World, will be published by the University of Regina Press in 2018.
BEAR CLAW by William Singer III,
1994. Acrylic. 29cm x 23.9cm