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Room to Create

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No Free Lunch

Free market indoctrination is on the menu at the Fraser Institute’s Economics for Journalists program.

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Paper Thin

Alberta’s big-city newspapers diminish as corporate cost-cutting take a toll on content.

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Lament For Our Sanity

“Post-truth” was the word of the year for 2016 according to the Oxford Dictionary.

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Festival of Animated Objects

Old Trout Puppet Workshop revives its debut show for the International Festival of Animated Objects

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Aping America

After one of the debates, Mr. Trump was found to have lied 57 times. But if no one cares, why bother to even count the lies?

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DEMOLITION OF THE CALGARY HERALD BUILDING,
BY PAUL SAULNIER, 2013, Calgary.
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Maureen McNamee

McNamee has worked as a journalist and editor for 25 years. She spend almost two decades at Calgary’s Fast Forward Weekly, including five years as editor. She is now the associate editor at Alberta Views, where she indulges her interest in arts and politics.

Sid Marty

Marty writes on natural history and western life and culture. He has published five books of non-fiction and three books of poetry, some of which are based on on his time as a Rocky Mountain national park warden. He and his wife Myrna, live near Pincher Creek.

Tim Querengesser

Querengesser is the editor of Metro Edmonton. His writing has appeared in Alberta Views, Alberta Venture, The Globe and Mail, and the National Post, among other publications. Querengesser has a masters in Canadian Studies and Indigenous studies and worked for many years in the Yukon.

Evan Osenton

Osenton is the editor of Alberta Views and has been on the magazine’s staff since the late Klein era. His infrequent feature contributions to the magazine include “The Gap” (November 2015), which explored medicare’s lack of coverage for dental services.

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DEMOLITION OF THE CALGARY HERALD BUILDING,
BY PAUL SAULNIER,2014, Calgary.
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Our Writers

Maureen McNamee

McNamee has worked as a journalist and editor for 25 years. She spend almost two decades at Calgary’s Fast Forward Weekly, including five years as editor. She is now the associate editor at Alberta Views, where she indulges her interest in arts and politics.

Sid Marty

Marty writes on natural history and western life and culture. He has published five books of non-fiction and three books of poetry, some of which are based on on his time as a Rocky Mountain national park warden. He and his wife Myrna, live near Pincher Creek..

Tim Querengesser

Querengesser is the editor of Metro Edmonton. His writing has appeared in Alberta Views, Alberta Venture, The Globe and Mail, and the National Post, among other publications. Querengesser has a masters in Canadian Studies and Indigenous studies and worked for many years in the Yukon.

Evan Osenton

Osenton is the editor of Alberta Views and has been on the magazine’s staff since the late Klein era. His infrequent feature contributions to the magazine include “The Gap” (November 2015), which explored medicare’s lack of coverage for dental services.

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ROMANCE IS DEAD, BY AIDA MULUNEH,

2016. Archival digital print, edition of seven. 31.5″ x 31.5″. Viviane Art gallery, Calgary.

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The Banker and the Blackfoot:
A Memoir of My Grandfather in Chinook Country

by J. Edward Chamberlin
Reviewed by Sid Marty

The Digital Nexus:
Identity, Agency and Political Engagement

Edited by Raphael Forshay
Reviewed by Angus Leech

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Reading in the Digital Age

by Lynn Coady
Reviewed by Andrew Guilbert

The Sicilian Wife

by Caterina Edwards
Reviewed by Stephen Ullstrom
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ROMANCE IS DEAD, BY AIDA MULUNEH,

2016. Archival digital print, edition of seven. 31.5″ x 31.5″. Viviane Art gallery, Calgary.

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Books

The Banker and the Blackfoot:
A Memoir of My Grandfather in Chinook Country

by J. Edward Chamberlin
Reviewed by Sid Marty

The Digital Nexus:
Identity, Agency and Political Engagement

Edited by Raphael Forshay
Reviewed by Angus Leech

Who Needs Books?
Reading in the Digital Age

by Lynn Coady
Reviewed by Andrew Guilbert

The Sicilian Wife

by Caterina Edwards
Reviewed by Stephen Ullstrom
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