Former Calgary cop Terry Coleman inspires a better response to people in mental health crisis
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Ronald Kustra and Dr. Tom Noseworthy respectfully disagree
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Kenney’s view of First Nations
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 (“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 (“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 (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.
by Philip Kanwischer