Photo Essay by Guillaume Nolet
A young boy’s encounter with a man’s world
Alberta’s blue-bin boondoggle
Ingenuity improves “the most destructive material on earth.”
Alberta and Quebec, joined by pipe
Tim Bowling (“Initiation”) is a poet and fiction writer who grew up on Canada’s west coast and now lives in Edmonton.
Sharon J. Riley (“Concrete: From Grey to Green”) covers Alberta for The Narwhal. Her work has also appeared in The Walrus, Harper’s and Maisonneuve, among others.
Niki Wilson (“Is Recycling Futile?”) is a Jasper-based science journalist whose work has been published by BBCEarth, Canadian Wildlife and Natural History. Her previous AV story was on Alberta’s efforts to eradicate wild pigs (Nov 2019).
Ashley Bristowe (Citizen Action) lives in Calgary. Her My Own Blood will be published by Random House Canada in spring 2021.