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Fixing Foster Care

People closest to the crisis say it’s time to start examining solutions through an Aboriginal lens.

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When Things Fall Apart

The family caregiver model breaks down when caregivers themselves suddenly need support.

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Where Leaders Matter More Than Party

Our provincial parties are identified more by their leaders than by their ideology.

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Optical Illusion

Ocularists blend art with technology to create prosthetic eyes.

This Land

Ice and Fire

Freed from competition for sun and water, the forest floor will erupt in greenery.

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The Tortured Wallet

It was the sound of a million wallets shrieking—like we heard when Trudeau–Morneau changed the tax advantages of incorporation.

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Clem Martini

Clem Martini is a playwright, novelist and screenwriter. He has over 30 plays and 10 books of fiction and non-fiction to his credit, including the Calgary Book Award-winning Bitter Medicine: A Graphic Memoir of Mental Illness and The Unraveling, which launched in September 2017.

David K. Stewart

David K. Stewart is a political science professor at U of C and the co-author of Quasi-Democracy? Parties and Leadership Selection in Alberta (UBC Press, 2000) and Conventional Choices: Maritime Leadership Politics (UBC Press, 2007).

Shari Narine

Shari Narine is a freelance journalist who has spent the past decade covering Indigenous issues for provincial and national publications. Her work was included as reference material for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s calls to action. She lives in Edmonton.

Steven Ross Smith

Steven Ross Smith is a poet, prose writer and arts journalist. His recent work has appeared in Galleries West, Poets & Writers and WestWord, and he has written for CBC, the Saskatoon StarPhoenix and Prairie Fire. His latest book, his 13th, is Emanations: Fluttertongue 6.

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Our Writers

Clem Martini

Clem Martini is a playwright, novelist and screenwriter. He has over 30 plays and 10 books of fiction and non-fiction to his credit, including the Calgary Book Award-winning Bitter Medicine: A Graphic Memoir of Mental Illness and The Unraveling, which launched in September 2017.

David K. Stewart

David K. Stewart is a political science professor at U of C and the co-author of Quasi-Democracy? Parties and Leadership Selection in Alberta (UBC Press, 2000) and Conventional Choices: Maritime Leadership Politics (UBC Press, 2007).

Shari Narine

Shari Narine is a freelance journalist who has spent the past decade covering Indigenous issues for provincial and national publications. Her work was included as reference material for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s calls to action. She lives in Edmonton.

Steven Ross Smith

Steven Ross Smith is a poet, prose writer and arts journalist. His recent work has appeared in Galleries West, Poets & Writers and WestWord, and he has written for CBC, the Saskatoon StarPhoenix and Prairie Fire. His latest book, his 13th, is Emanations: Fluttertongue 6.

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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 ...

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DANCING BEAR SPINNING MUSIC BOX, BY DENA SEIFERLING,

2016. Mixed media. 8″ x 4″.

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Books

Writing Alberta

edited by George Melnyk and Donna Coates
Reviewed by Merna Summers

The Dark and Other Love Stories

 by Deborah Willis
Reviewed by Aritha van Herk

TwoBlackEyes and the Unfinished Script

by Tyler Trafford
Reviewed by Ian L. Samuels

Toxic Exposures

by Susan L. Smith
Reviewed by Tadzio Richards
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Art

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DANCING BEAR SPINNING MUSIC BOX by Dena Seiferling,

2016. Mixed media. 8″ x 4″.

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Books

Writing Alberta

edited by George Melnyk and Donna Coates
Reviewed by Merna Summers

The Dark and Other Love Stories

 by Deborah Willis
Reviewed by Aritha van Herk

TwoBlackEyes and the Unfinished Script

by Tyler Trafford
Reviewed by Ian L. Samuels

Toxic Exposures

by Susan L. Smith
Reviewed by Tadzio Richards
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