The tragedy of the Trans Canada Trail – a national dream that has failed to live up to its promise of safety and accessibility.
Syrian newcomers make a home in Alberta.
It should have been easy but it wasn’t. It should have been easy because the headwaters of the Castle, Carbondale and Waterton rivers were always meant to be a park.
A lack of subsidized housing and cuts to public spending have left too many people without a place to live.
Community Close Up
The City of Calgary is evicting an entire community, mostly seniors.
So why, why, why do papers go on quoting polls as gospel and prophecy? Because they reflect the paper’s bias, I guess.
BY WILL GEIER, 2015, Calgary.
Tadzio Richards is an associate editor at Alberta Views. He has received an Alberta Magazine Publishers Association award for his Alberta Views story on the 2015 provincial election, two National Magazine Awards, and the Far Horizons Award for poetry.
Jay Smith is an Edmonton-based writer and journalist. “Beyond Books,” one of Jay’s features for Alberta Views, won Best Story at the 2014 Alberta Magazine Awards. Smith’s other writing has appeared in publications as diverse as Reader’s Digest and the Lost Angeles Times.
Paul Haavardsrud is a CBC business reporter as well as a freelance writer and editor who has covered Canadian business for Dow Jones, the National Post, the Calgary Herald and The Globe and Mail.
dee Hobsbawn-Smith is a journalist, long-time Albertan and retired chef who now lives west of Saskatoon. Her debut poetry collection, Wildness Rushing In, was published in 2014.
THE TEMPEST by Campbell Wallace,
2009 Acrylic and oil on canvas. 36″ by 36″.