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Beyond Burning

What should we do with Alberta’s oil when people no longer burn it – and should government fund the transition?

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Aboriginal Tourism

Some see Aboriginal tourism as a solution to First Nations economic problems, but it’s no silver bullet.

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The Carbon Tax

Economists predict it will shrink Albertans’ carbon footprint, but will it make a big enough difference?

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A Captive State

Oil industry influence has superseded the public interest in the battle over global warming.

This Land

Cranes On High

Farmers’ stewardship ethic, as much as any breeding programs or other conservation efforts, has kept the whooping crane from oblivion.

Wit

Dead Parrot

The merger is rooted in nostalgia of the PC’s 44-year run, starting in 1971, when Albertans had a jolly good time–or think they did.

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OIL SANDS,
BY JOEY PODLUBNY, 2009
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Our Writers

Jennifer Adese

Jennifer Adese is an associate professor of Indigenous and Canadian studies at Carleton University. She has published on Metis literatures, representations of Indigeneity by Indigenous peoples and by settler-states, and Metis identity and racialization.

Kevin Taft

Kevin Taft is the author of Oil’s Deep State, to be released this month. He grew up in Alberta, served three terms in the legislature, and was Leader of the Official Opposition, 2004-2008. Taft has written four other books, all bestsellers. He has a Ph.D. in business and lives in Edmonton.

Michael McCullough

Michael McCullough has worked at Canadian Business, Alberta Venture and the Vancouver Sun. He was named the inaugural Editor of the Year by the Alberta Magazine Publishers’ Association in 2008, and is now editorial director for Canada Wide Media in Burnaby, BC.

Miranda Martini

Miranda Martini won the 2014 Western Magazine Award for Best New Writer and was the co-composer and co-musical director for the play John Ware Reimagined. She lives in Calgary and works at Mount Royal University

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OIL SANDS,
BY JOEY PODLUBNY, 2009
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Our Writers

Jennifer Adese

Jennifer Adese is an associate professor of Indigenous and Canadian studies at Carleton University. She has published on Metis literatures, representations of Indigeneity by Indigenous peoples and by settler-states, and Metis identity and racialization.

Kevin Taft

Kevin Taft is the author of Oil’s Deep State, to be released this month. He grew up in Alberta, served three terms in the legislature, and was Leader of the Official Opposition, 2004-2008. Taft has written four other books, all bestsellers. He has a Ph.D. in business and lives in Edmonton.

Michael McCullough

Michael McCullough has worked at Canadian Business, Alberta Venture and the Vancouver Sun. He was named the inaugural Editor of the Year by the Alberta Magazine Publishers’ Association in 2008, and is now editorial director for Canada Wide Media in Burnaby, BC

Miranda Martini

Miranda Martini won the 2014 Western Magazine Award for Best New Writer and was the co-composer and co-musical director for the play John Ware Reimagined. She lives in Calgary and works at Mount Royal University

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Beyond Belief

Dianne Macaulay sits at a picnic table in front of the brand new, $42-million St. Joseph’s Catholic High School at ...

Listening to Stones

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

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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THE ELEVATOR, BY TIM OKAMURA,

2003. Oil. 126.6 x 172.7cm. Collection of the AFA.

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Books

Tar Wars: Oil, Environment and Alberta’s Image

by Geo Takach
Reviewed by Rob Norris

One Day We’ll All Be Dead And None of This Will Matter

 by Scaachi Koul
Reviewed by Miranda Martini

Searching for Petronius Totem

collected by Peter Unwin
Reviewed by Bryn Evans

Thin Power: How former Calgary Mayor Rod Sykes stamped his brand on the city…and scorched some sacred cows

by Andy Marshall
Reviewed by Frank Dabbs
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Art

art-photo-oct17_albertaviews
THE ELEVATOR by Tim Okamura,

2003. Oil. 126.6 x 172.7cm. Collection of the AFA.

Home

Books

Tar Wars: Oil, Environment and Alberta’s Image

by Geo Takach
Reviewed by Rob Norris

One Day We’ll All Be Dead And None of This Will Matter

 by Scaachi Koul
Reviewed by Miranda Martini

Searching for Petronius Totem

by Peter Unwin
Reviewed by Bryn Evans

Thin Power: How former Calgary Mayor Rod Sykes stamped his brand on the city…and scorched some sacred cows

by Andy Marshall
Reviewed by Frank Dabbs
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Democratic Renewal

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