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Shattered Dream

The tragedy of the Trans Canada Trail – a national dream that has failed to live up to its promise of safety and accessibility.

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No Going Back

Syrian newcomers make a home in Alberta.

This Land

Storm Over The Castle

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.

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Finding Home

A lack of subsidized housing and cuts to public spending have left too many people without a place to live.

Community Close Up

Profile of Midfield Mobile Home Park

The City of Calgary is evicting an entire community, mostly seniors.

Wit

Fairly Unbalanced

So why, why, why do papers go on quoting polls as gospel and prophecy? Because they reflect the paper’s bias, I guess.

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Thug Life

The month after Chris Crane’s 18th birthday was a blur. The Alberta Warriors gang member spent most of it drunk or stoned, blowing $16,000 on alcohol and marijuana in just three weeks. His first [...]

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BY WILL GEIER, 2015, Calgary.
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Our Writers

Tadzio Richards

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 and two National Magazine Awards.

Jay Smith

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 Los Angeles Times.

Paul Haavardsrud

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

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.

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OLD FACES,
BY WILL GEIER, 2015, Calgary.
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Our Writers

Tadzio Richards

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 and two National Magazine Awards.

Jay Smith

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 Los Angeles Times.

Paul Haavardsrud

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

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.

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Listening to Stones

It is a brilliant way to learn. Students of Socrates used to gather around the great man and exchange heady ...

Shattered Dream

Shortly after noon on July 29, 1985, a careless driver reaching for a dropped cigarette veered onto the shoulder of ...

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THE TEMPEST, BY CAMPBELL WALLACE,

2009. Acrylic and oil on canvas. 36″ x 36″.

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Books

Where the Truth Lies

by Rudy Wiebe
Reviewed by Ian MacRae

Teardown

 by Clea Young
Reviewed by Naomi K. Lewis

The Rise and Fall of Emilio Picariello

by Adriana A. Davies
Reviewed by Aritha van Herk

Ten Canadian Writers in Context

edited by Marie Carriere, Curtis Gillespie and Jason Purcell
Reviewed by Merna Summers
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Art

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THE TEMPEST by Campbell Wallace,

2009 Acrylic and oil on canvas. 36″ by 36″.

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Books

Where the Truth Lies

by Rudy Wiebe
Reviewed by Ian MacRae

Teardown

 by Clea Young
Reviewed by Naomi K. Lewis

The Rise and Fall of Emilio Picariello

by Adriana A. Davies
Reviewed by Aritha van Herk

Ten Canadian Writers in Context

edited by Marie Carriere, Curtis Gillespie and Jason Purcell
Reviewed by Merna Summers
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