No party is looking out for rural Albertans.
The public is investing almost $1-billion to expand Alberta’s irrigation network. For whose benefit?
A dialogue between Mary Beckie and Herb Emery.
Alberta would be nuts to go it alone.
Photo Essay by Dana Prediger
The public costs of Alberta junk food.
Sleeping on the Job, by Lynn Dargis, 2020.
Clark Banack (“Rural Resentment“) is the acting director of the Alberta Centre for Sustainable Rural Communities at Augustana Campus at the University of Alberta.
Robbie Jeffrey (“More Irrigation, Fewer Farms”) grew up on a cattle ranch near Vermilion and lives in Edmonton. His story about the rural opioid crisis was selected for Best Canadian Essays 2019.
Niels Andersen in front of the now dismantled famous five granaries, by John Andersen.
2015. Near Red Deer Lake.