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Changing the Culture of Canadian Policing

Former Calgary cop Terry Coleman inspires a better response to people in mental health crisis

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Boar War

Can Alberta stop the destructive spread of wild swine?

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Should We Allow More Private Healthcare?

Ronald Kustra and Dr. Tom Noseworthy respectfully disagree

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Educational Warfare

Big-enders and the broken globe

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With or Against Him

Kenney’s view of First Nations

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Christina Frangou

Christina Frangou (“Bad Incentives”) is a health, medicine and social issues journalist. “Reducing the Harm,” her AV story about Lethbridge’s supervised drug consumption site, was a 2019 National Magazine Award finalist and won the 2019 Alberta Magazine Award for best long-form feature writing.

Doug Horner

Doug Horner (“Changing the Culture of Canadian Policing”) is a former departments editor at Alberta Views and winner of the 2019 Alberta Magazine Award for best essay. A previous AV article was about how new ideas in neuroscience are transforming a Blood Reserve school (Sep 2018).

Niki Wilson

Niki Wilson (“Boar War” ), a writer and documentarian, grew up dodging bears in Jasper National Park, and as a biologist studied everything from mammoths to mountain pine beetles. Her writing can be found at BBC Earth, PBS and Canadian Wildlife. She hosts the Jasper Dark Sky Festival.

Mitch Kern

Mitch Kern (photos for “Changing the Culture of Canadian Policing”) uses his work to explore the beauty and psychology of the human condition. He has an MFA in photography from Penn State and is an associate professor in communication design at the Alberta University of the Arts.

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Ian, by Mario Strim, 2014. Priddis.
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Christina Frangou

Christina Frangou (“Bad Incentives”) is a health, medicine and social issues journalist. “Reducing the Harm,” her AV story about Lethbridge’s supervised drug consumption site, was a 2019 National Magazine Award finalist and won the 2019 Alberta Magazine Award for best long-form feature writing.

Amy Brons

Doug Horner (“Changing the Culture of Canadian Policing”) is a former departments editor at Alberta Views and winner of the 2019 Alberta Magazine Award for best essay. A previous AV article was about how new ideas in neuroscience are transforming a Blood Reserve school (Sep 2018).

Niki Wilson

Niki Wilson (“Boar War” ), a writer and documentarian, grew up dodging bears in Jasper National Park, and as a biologist studied everything from mammoths to mountain pine beetles. Her writing can be found at BBC Earth, PBS and Canadian Wildlife. She hosts the Jasper Dark Sky Festival.

Mitch Kern

Mitch Kern (photos for “Changing the Culture of Canadian Policing”) uses his work to explore the beauty and psychology of the human condition. He has an MFA in photography from Penn State and is an associate professor in communication design at the Alberta University of the Arts.

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Misplaced Anger

Should Alberta ditch Canada? This simple yet ominous question—blazoned on two Alberta billboards earlier this year, and asked by many ...

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Basic Income for Canadians

by Evelyn Forget
Reviewed by Greg Flanagan

Season of Fury and Wonder

by Sharon Butala
Reviewed by Jannie Edwards

What You Take With You

by Therese Greenwood
Reviewed by Judith Kulig

Exhibit

by Paul Zits
Reviewed by Bruce Cinnamon
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Möbius Strip

by Philip Kanwischer

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Books

Basic Income for Canadians

by Evelyn Forget
Reviewed by Greg Flanagan

Season of Fury and Wonder

by Sharon Butala
Reviewed by Jannie Edwards

What You Take With You

by Therese Greenwood
Reviewed by Judith Kulig

Exhibit

by Paul Zits
Reviewed by Bruce Cinnamon
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