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Dialogue: City vs. Country Virtues

Sid Marty and Chris Turner differ (respectfully) on rural vs. urban virtues.

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Albertans used to consider stewardship a way of life, citizenship a duty, and frugality and restraint basic virtues.

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I’m not saying being US president is less demanding than people think. Or that prime ministers work harder than presidents.

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FEELING TRAPPED BY ROUTINE?
by Funeh Aliu. Calgary, 2016
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Colette Derworiz

Colette Derworiz covered education, the environment, health, social issues and politics for The Calgary Herald for 18 years. After leaving the paper, she was the U of C law faculty’s journalist-in-residence. In late 2017 Derworiz joined the Canadian Press in Edmonton.

Elizabeth Withey

Elizabeth Withey is an author, journalist and visual artist. Her book on homelessness, The One with the Black Beard, will be published by Orca Books in 2020. Withey was 2015 Writer-in-Residence at the Edmonton Public Library and worked for 11 years at the Edmonton Journal.

Sid Marty

Sid Marty has published five books of non-fiction and three of poetry. His Leaning on the Wind: Under the Spell of the Great Chinook and The Grizzly of Whiskey Creek were finalists for Governor General’s Awards. Marty lives and writes in the foothills of southwestern Alberta.

Chris Turner

Chris Turner is a two-time National Business Book Award finalist and nine-time National Magazine Award winner. The Calgarian’s latest book is The Patch: The People, Pipelines and Politics of the Oil Sands. He’s also the author of bestsellers The Leap and The Geography of Hope.

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FEELING TRAPPED BY ROUTINE?
by Funeh Aliu. Calgary, 2016
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Colette Derworiz

Colette Derworiz covered education, the environment, health, social issues and politics for The Calgary Herald for 18 years. After leaving the paper, she was the U of C law faculty’s journalist-in-residence. In late 2017 Derworiz joined the Canadian Press in Edmonton.

Elizabeth Withey

Elizabeth Withey is an author, journalist and visual artist. Her book on homelessness, The One with the Black Beard, will be published by Orca Books in 2020. Withey was 2015 Writer-in-Residence at the Edmonton Public Library and worked for 11 years at the Edmonton Journal.

Sid Marty

Sid Marty has published five books of non-fiction and three of poetry. His Leaning on the Wind: Under the Spell of the Great Chinook and The Grizzly of Whiskey Creek were finalists for Governor General’s Awards. Marty lives and writes in the foothills of southwestern Alberta.

Chris Turner

Chris Turner is a two-time National Business Book Award finalist and nine-time National Magazine Award winner. The Calgarian’s latest book is The Patch: The People, Pipelines and Politics of the Oil Sands. He’s also the author of bestsellers The Leap and The Geography of Hope.

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I found him asleep at Wendy’s on a scuzzy patch of 17th Avenue, his forehead resting on the makeshift pillow ...

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INVASION, BY TERESA POSYNIAK,

2017. Oil, chalk pastel and charcoal on linen. 36″ x 36″. Christine Klassen Gallery.

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Give and Take

by Shirley Tillotson
Reviewed by Alvin Finkel

The Shoe on the Roof

 by Will Ferguson
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The Writing on the Wall

by Lindsey Sharman
Reviewed by Agnieszka Matejko

You Can’t Stay Here

by Jasmina Odor
Reviewed by Merna Summers
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INVASION by Teresa Posyniak,

2017. Oil, chalk pastel and charcoal on linen. 36″ x 36″. Christine Klassen Gallery.

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Give and Take

by Shirley Tillotson
Reviewed by Alvin Finkel

The Shoe on the Roof

 by Will Ferguson
Reviewed by Bryn Evans

The Writing on the Wall

by Lindsey Sharman
Reviewed by Agnieszka Matejko

You Can’t Stay Here

by Jasmina Odor
Reviewed by Merna Summers
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