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The Mystery of Ursus arctos

Researchers attempt to find and count grizzly bears in Alberta’s Chinchaga region.

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Facts Don’t Matter

Publicly funded scientific research in Canada continues to be ignored by pro-development governments.

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The Coal Phase-Out

Jason Kenney “digs” coal despite widespread support for a shift to cleaner energy.

In Focus

AGA and Glenbow

The Art Gallery of Alberta is trying something new: free admission for youth, students and weeknight visitors.

This Land

Holes in the River

Alberta’s old PC regime was all about keeping industry happy. Their 2011 policy threw the door wide open to more gravel mines.

Wit

The Hunt for Blue October

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?

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CALGARY URBAN DECAY,
BY KERRY SNELSON, 2012.
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Our Writers

Chris Turner

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

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

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

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.

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CALGARY URBAN DECAY,
BY KERRY SNELSON, 2012.
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Our Writers

Chris Turner

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

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

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

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.

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Facts Don’t Matter

Like many Canadians, I’ve been surprised by the recent turmoil south of the border, where some politicians regard undocumented “alternative ...

The Gap

Dentists are trusted professionals. They’re also widely disliked. Having had a good dentist for decades, I was more trusting than ...

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BEAR CLAW, BY WILLIAM SINGER III,

1994. Acrylic. 29cm x 23.9cm.

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Books

Reinventing Prosperity

by Graeme Maxton and Jorgen Randers. Foreword by David Suzuki
Reviewed by Mark Anielski

On Not Losing My Father’s Ashes in the Flood

 by Richard Harrison
Reviewed by Alex Rettie

Farm Workers: Injustices and Activism

edited by Shirley A. McDonald and Bob Barnetson
Reviewed by Anelyse Weiler

Encountering Riel

by David D. Orr
Reviewed by Merna Summers
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Art

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BEAR CLAW by William Singer III,

1994. Acrylic. 29cm x 23.9cm

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Books

Reinventing Prosperity

by Graeme Maxton and Jorgen Randers. Foreword by David Suzuki
Reviewed by Mark Anielski

On Not Losing My Father’s Ashes in the Flood

 by Richard Harrison
Reviewed by Alex Rettie

Farm Workers: Injustices and Activism

edited by Shirley A. McDonald and Bob Barnetson
Reviewed by Anelyse Weiler

Encountering Riel

by David D. Orr
Reviewed by Merna Summers
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