What should we do with Alberta’s oil when people no longer burn it – and should government fund the transition?
Some see Aboriginal tourism as a solution to First Nations economic problems, but it’s no silver bullet.
Economists predict it will shrink Albertans’ carbon footprint, but will it make a big enough difference?
Oil industry influence has superseded the public interest in the battle over global warming.
Farmers’ stewardship ethic, as much as any breeding programs or other conservation efforts, has kept the whooping crane from oblivion.
The merger is rooted in nostalgia of the PC’s 44-year run, starting in 1971, when Albertans had a jolly good time–or think they did.
BY JOEY PODLUBNY, 2009
Jennifer Adese is an associate professor of Indigenous and Canadian studies at Carleton University. She has published on Metis literatures, representations of Indigeneity by Indigenous peoples and by settler-states, and Metis identity and racialization.
Kevin Taft is the author of Oil’s Deep State, to be released this month. He grew up in Alberta, served three terms in the legislature, and was Leader of the Official Opposition, 2004-2008. Taft has written four other books, all bestsellers. He has a Ph.D. in business and lives in Edmonton.
Michael McCullough has worked at Canadian Business, Alberta Venture and the Vancouver Sun. He was named the inaugural Editor of the Year by the Alberta Magazine Publishers’ Association in 2008, and is now editorial director for Canada Wide Media in Burnaby, BC
Miranda Martini won the 2014 Western Magazine Award for Best New Writer and was the co-composer and co-musical director for the play John Ware Reimagined. She lives in Calgary and works at Mount Royal University
THE ELEVATOR by Tim Okamura,
2003. Oil. 126.6 x 172.7cm. Collection of the AFA.