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The Redwater Decision

Why citizens may soon be liable for more oil and gas industry messes.

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Don’t Fence Me In

The reintroduction of wild bison to Alberta will bring big changes.

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The Future of the Oil Sands

Deborah Yedlin and Kevin Taft differ (respectively) on whether oil sands development should continue or be phased out.

Meet the Minister

Shannon Phillips

Preview our interview with Alberta’s Environment Minster.

This Land

Welcome Strangers

Are weeds our next nature?

Wit

Royalty Treatment

What oil companies can teach writers.

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Kevin van Tighem

Kevin van Tighem has written many stories and essays on conservation and wildlife. He’s author of Bears Without Fear (2013), The Homeward Wolf (2015), Heart Waters (2015) and Our Place: Changing the Nature of Alberta (2017), all published by Rocky Mountain Books.

Michael Ganley

Michael Ganley is a former editor of Alberta Venture. His most recent Alberta Views story, “Beyond Belief” (September 2017), was a finalist at the 2018 Alberta Magazine Awards. He has worked as a lawyer; he’s now project manager at Edmonton’s Ketek Group.

Deborah Yedlin

Deborah Yedlin is a Calgary Herald business columnist whose writing has also been published in the Financial Post and The Globe and Mail. On July 1 she will become the 14th chancellor of the University of Calgary, which four-year position makes her chair of the Senate.

Kevin Taft

Kevin Taft is the author of Oil’s Deep State (Lorimer, 2017). He grew up in Alberta, served three terms in the Legislature, and was the Leader of the Official Opposition from 2004 to 2008. Taft has written four other books, all bestsellers. He has a Ph.D. in business and lives in Edmonton.

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MRS. TOMIYAMA
by John Fukushima. 1977, silver gelatin, 23.4 cm x 22.5 cm. Coaldale.
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Our Writers

Kevin van Tighem

Kevin van Tighem has written many stories and essays on conservation and wildlife. He’s author of Bears Without Fear (2013), The Homeward Wolf (2015), Heart Waters (2015) and Our Place: Changing the Nature of Alberta (2017), all published by Rocky Mountain Books.

Michael Ganley

Michael Ganley is a former editor of Alberta Venture. His most recent Alberta Views story, “Beyond Belief” (September 2017), was a finalist at the 2018 Alberta Magazine Awards. He has worked as a lawyer; he’s now project manager at Edmonton’s Ketek Group.

Deborah Yedlin

Deborah Yedlin is a Calgary Herald business columnist whose writing has also been published in the Financial Post and The Globe and Mail. On July 1 she will become the 14th chancellor of the University of Calgary, which four-year position makes her chair of the Senate.

Kevin Taft

Kevin Taft is the author of Oil’s Deep State (Lorimer, 2017). He grew up in Alberta, served three terms in the Legislature, and was the Leader of the Official Opposition from 2004 to 2008. Taft has written four other books, all bestsellers. He has a Ph.D. in business and lives in Edmonton.

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The Redwater Decision

All across this province, from the banks of the Peace River to the barley fields of Lethbridge County, 155,000 holes ...

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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SPECTRUM-RED, BY MARIE LANNOO,

2017. Acrylic on aluminum. 60″ x 60″. Newzones Gallery, Calgary.

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Firestorm

by Edward Struzik
Reviewed by Annie Prud’homme-Genereux

Full Disclosure

 by Beverley McLachlin
Reviewed by Alex Rettie

Searching for Mary Schaffer

by Colleen Skidmore
Reviewed by Steven Ross Smith

On Mockingbird Hill

by Mary Theresa Kelly
Reviewed by Jenna Butler
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SPECTRUM-RED by Marie Lannoo,

2017. Acrylic on aluminum. 60″ x 60″. Newzones Gallery, Calgary.

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Books

Firestorm

by Edward Struzik
Reviewed by Annie Prud’homme-Genereux

Full Disclosure

 by Beverley McLachlin
Reviewed by Alex Rettie

Searching for Mary Schaffer

by Colleen Skidmore
Reviewed by Steven Ross Smith

On Mockingbird Hill

by Mary Theresa Kelly
Reviewed by Jenna Butler
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