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Reducing the Harm

Inside Lethbridge’s supervised drug consumption site.

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Who Was Uncle Nick?

My working-class-hero uncle, booted out of Canada by the stooges of capital.

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Should All Drugs Be Decriminalized?

Hakique Virani and Roger Chaffin respectfully disagree.

Meet the Minister

Sarah Hoffman: Health

Preview our interview with Health Minister Sarah Hoffman.

This Land

The Quiet that Keeps Us Sane

Natural stillness matters.

Wit

Legal Pot

So, we are finally doing it: legal marijuana.

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ROGER JACKSON
by Harry Palmer. 1983, Calgary.
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Christina Frangou

Christina Frangou is a health, medicine and fitness journalist. Her work has featured in The Globe and Mail and FASHION; her “How to Talk About Death and Dying” won a 2017 AMPA Gold. Her AV story on assisted dying (Nov 2017) can be found at albertaviews.ca/archives.

Myrna Kostash

Myrna Kostash is an Edmonton-based writer of literary and creative nonfiction. She is best known for her multicultural classic All of Baba’s Children (1977), which has never gone out of print. Her most recent book is The Seven Oaks Reader (NeWest Press, 2016).

Jaime Vedres

Jaime Vedres (photos for “Reducing the Harm”) is a commercial photographer born and raised in Southern Alberta. He feels fortunate to have grown up in an era when schools still taught traditional darkroom photography. He also enjoys tintypes, large-format cameras and pinhole work.

Merna Summers

Merna Summers is a journalist turned fiction-writer. She has been active in The Writers’ Union of Canada and in the Writers’ Guild of Alberta, was a writer in residence at the U of A and the St. Albert Public Library, and has taught writing at The Banff Centre.

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ROGER JACKSON
by Harry Palmer. 1983, Calgary.
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Our Writers

Christina Frangou

Christina Frangou is a health, medicine and fitness journalist. Her work has featured in The Globe and Mail and FASHION; her “How to Talk About Death and Dying” won a 2017 AMPA Gold. Her AV story on assisted dying (Nov 2017) can be found at albertaviews.ca/archives.

Myrna Kostash

Myrna Kostash is an Edmonton-based writer of literary and creative nonfiction. She is best known for her multicultural classic All of Baba’s Children (1977), which has never gone out of print. Her most recent book is The Seven Oaks Reader (NeWest Press, 2016).

Jaime Vedres

Jaime Vedres (photos for “Reducing the Harm”) is a commercial photographer born and raised in Southern Alberta. He feels fortunate to have grown up in an era when schools still taught traditional darkroom photography. He also enjoys tintypes, large-format cameras and pinhole work.

Merna Summers

Merna Summers is a journalist turned fiction-writer. She has been active in The Writers’ Union of Canada and in the Writers’ Guild of Alberta, was a writer in residence at the U of A and the St. Albert Public Library, and has taught writing at The Banff Centre.

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Reducing the Harm

It's a little after 10 o’clock in the morning and Taylor feels like she’s climbing the walls. When her name is ...

Holy Healthcare

Just tell them we don’t have it here.” That’s what the nurse told me in Killam Hospital, an hour east ...

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LOVE SONNET FROM SHAKESPEARE FOR MARGARET, BY ERIC CAMERON,

2002. Acrylic and gesso on small block. 6″ x 12″ x 12″. TrepanierBaer Gallery.

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A Healthy Society

by Ryan Meili
Reviewed by Fiona Clement

Left

 by Theanna Bischoff
Reviewed by Jay Smith

Visual Cities

by Kathleen Wall and Veronica Geminder
Reviewed by Christine Wiesenthal

Homes: A Refugee Story

by Abu Bakr al Rabeeah with Winnie Yeung
Reviewed by Merna Summers
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LOVE SONNET FROM SHAKESPEARE FOR MARGARET by Eric Cameron,

2002. Acrylic and gesso on small block. 6″ x 12″ x 12″. TrepanierBaer Gallery.

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Books

A Healthy Society

by Ryan Meili
Reviewed by Fiona Clement

Left

 by Theanna Bischoff
Reviewed by Jay Smith

Visual Cities

by Kathleen Wall and Veronica Geminder
Reviewed by Christine Wiesenthal

Homes: A Refugee Story

by Abu Bakr al Rabeeah with Winnie Yeung
Reviewed by Merna Summers
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May 2018