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Alberta’s seismic lines dilemma

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A First Nation weighs the pros and cons of buying into the oil and gas industry

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Is a Referendum a Good Way to Make a Decision?

Ted Morton and Jared Wesley respectfully disagree

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Acting on climate grief

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Alberta’s waning press gallery

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Liam Harrap

Liam Harrap (“Fractured Forest”) grew up in Jasper and is now a journalist/ski bum in Revelstoke, BC. He used to identify rare plants and moss for the Alberta government and was on Season 3 of the Great Canadian Baking Show.

Ted Morton

Ted Morton (Dialogue: “Is a referendum a good way to make a decision?”) is a former MLA (Foothills-Rocky View) who served as Minister of Energy and Minister of Finance, and a professor emeritus of political science at the U of C.

Lori Williams

Lori Williams (review of Doing Politics Differently?) is an associate professor of policy studies at Mount Royal University. She teaches about politics, power, ideology, law, women in politics and political philosophy.

Tadzio Richards

Tadzio Richards (“Adam’s Choice”) is Alberta Views’s associate editor. His previous AV story “Getting the Axe” (March 2020) was about Jason Kenney’s changes to public agencies.

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Our Writers

Liam Harrap

Liam Harrap (“Fractured Forest”) grew up in Jasper and is now a journalist/ski bum in Revelstoke, BC. He used to identify rare plants and moss for the Alberta government and was on Season 3 of the Great Canadian Baking Show.

Ted Morton

Ted Morton (Dialogue: “Is a referendum a good way to make a decision?”) is a former MLA (Foothills-Rocky View) who served as Minister of Energy and Minister of Finance, and a professor emeritus of political science at the U of C.

Lori Williams

Lori Williams (review of Doing Politics Differently?) is an associate professor of policy studies at Mount Royal University. She teaches about politics, power, ideology, law, women in politics and political philosophy.

Tadzio Richards

Tadzio Richards (“Adam’s Choice”) is Alberta Views’s associate editor. His previous AV story “Getting the Axe” (March 2020) was about Jason Kenney’s changes to public agencies.

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As a journalist, covering Alberta's United Conservative Party government is a bit like trying to jump aboard a speeding locomotive ...

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Future of the Gas Station by Evan Leeson, 2008. Vermilion.

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edited by Sylvia Bashevkin
Reviewed by Lori Williams

The Eater of Dreams

by Kat Cameron
Reviewed by Yutaka Dirks

Rain Comin’ Down: Water, Memory and Identity in a Changed World

by Robert William Sandford
Reviewed by Robbie Jeffrey

Boom Time, Tar Swan and Prologue for the Age of Consequence

by Lindsay Bird
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by David Martin
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by Garth Martens
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Future of the Gas Station by Evan Leeson, 2008. Vermilion.
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Books

Doing Politics Differently? 

edited by Sylvia Bashevkin
Reviewed by Lori Williams

The Eater of Dreams

by Kat Cameron
Reviewed by Yutaka Dirks

Rain Comin’ Down: Water, Memory and Identity in a Changed World

by Robert William Sandford
Reviewed by Robbie Jeffrey

Boom Time, Tar Swan and Prologue for the Age of Consequence

by Lindsay Bird
Reviewed by Sid Marty
by David Martin
Reviewed by Sid Marty
by Garth Martens
Reviewed by Sid Marty

Briefly Noted

New Alberta books

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