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Head Bangers

With research and awareness growing, how big a problem are brain injuries in high school football?

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Beyond Belief

The arguments against Alberta’s Catholic public school systems are increasingly hard to ignore.

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The Third Option

The strange fate of the Alberta Liberal Party.

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Baba’s Other Children

The “official” Ukrainian-Albertan story overlooks a much richer history.

This Land

Blowing Away the Magic

A leaf blower’s two-stroke engine spews more emissions in half an hour than a pickup truck driving from Edmonton to Miami.

Wit

Art of the Poison Pill

Would a ruling party, knowing it’s about to lose an election, do something to mess up the incoming government?

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Thug Life

The month after Chris Crane’s 18th birthday was a blur. The Alberta Warriors gang member spent most of it drunk or stoned, blowing $16,000 on alcohol and marijuana in just three weeks. His first [...]

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BY ROB MCKAY, 2011. Calgary
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Marcello Di Cintio

Marcello Di Cintio studied microbiology and English at the University of Calgary and was a member of the wrestling team. His books include Walls: Travels Along the Barricades, and the forthcoming Pay No Heed to the Rockets: Palestine in the Present Tense.

Myrna Kostash

Myrna Kostash lives in Edmonton, where she writes literary and creative non-fiction. Her multicultural classic All of Baba’s Children, has never gone out of print. Her latest book, The Seven Oaks Reader (NeWest), was a finalist for the 2017 Wilfrid Eggleston Award.

Frank Dabbs

Frank Dabbs has been a journalist since 1967. His books include Ralph Klein: A Maverick Life and Preston Manning: The Roots of Reform. He has been a columnist for the Mountain View Gazette for 10 years and is writing the history of Trimac Transportation and the McCaig family.

Michael Ganley

Michael Ganley is a former editor of Alberta Venture magazine. He was brought up in the Catholic faith and respects many of its teachings, particularly on social justice. He has worked as a teacher and a lawyer; he is now a project manager with Edmonton’s Ketek Group

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ALLEY CHAIR,
BY ROB MCKAY, 2011. Calgary
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Our Writers

Marcello Di Cintio

Marcello Di Cintio studied microbiology and English at the University of Calgary and was a member of the wrestling team. His books include Walls: Travels Along the Barricades, and the forthcoming Pay No Heed to the Rockets: Palestine in the Present Tense.

Myrna Kostash

Myrna Kostash lives in Edmonton, where she writes literary and creative non-fiction. Her multicultural classic All of Baba’s Children, has never gone out of print. Her latest book, The Seven Oaks Reader (NeWest), was a finalist for the 2017 Wilfrid Eggleston Award.

Frank Dabbs

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.

Michael Ganley

Michael Ganley is a former editor of Alberta Venture magazine. He was brought up in the Catholic faith and respects many of its teachings, particularly on social justice. He has worked as a teacher and a lawyer; he is now a project manager with Edmonton’s Ketek Group

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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 ...

Shattered Dream

Shortly after noon on July 29, 1985, a careless driver reaching for a dropped cigarette veered onto the shoulder of ...

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FOG SOUNDS, BY SCOTT EVERINGHAM,

2017. Oil on canvas. 60″ x 66″.

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Medicine Unbundled:
A Journey through the Minefields of Indigenous Health Care

by Garry Geddes
Reviewed by Roger Epp

Dr. Edith Vane and the Hares of Crawley Hall

 by Suzette Mayr
Reviewed by JoAnn McCaig

Imagine This Valley:
Essays and Stories Celebrating the Bow Valley

collected by Stephen Legault
Reviewed by Ben Fullalove

Trudeau’s Tango:
Alberta Meets Pierre Elliott Trudeau, 1968-1972

by Darryl Raymaker
Reviewed by Frank Dabbs
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FOG SOUNDS by Scott Everingham,

2017. Oil on canvas. 60″ x 66″

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Books

Medicine Unbundled: A Journey through the Minefields of Indigenous Health Care

by Gary Geddes
Reviewed by Roger Epp

Dr. Edith Vane and the Hares of Crawley Hall

 by Suzette Mayr
Reviewed by JoAnn McCaig

Imagine This Valley: Essays and Stories Celebrating the Bow Valley

collected by Stephen Legault
Reviewed by Ben Fullalove

Trudeau’s Tango: Alberta Meets Pierre Elliott Trudeau, 1968-1972

by Darryl Raymaker
Reviewed by Frank Dabbs
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