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On Track to Graduate

Neuroscience transforms a Blood Reserve school.

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Freedom and Loathing in Lethbridge

A university debate over free speech tests the limits of tenure.

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Private Schools and Public Funding

Joel French and David Staples differ (respectively) on whether private schools should get public funding.

Meet the Minister

Marlin Schmidt

Preview our interview with Alberta’s Advanced Education Minster.

This Land

Oil Sucks

A province of junkies.

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Dear Fred

Real advice for archetypical Albertans.

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THE BOOKWORM
by Don Price. 2014, Edmonton.
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Jenna Butler

Jenna Butler is the author of three books of poetry; a collection of essays, A Profession of Hope: Farming on the Edge of the Grizzly Trail; and a new travelogue, Magnetic North: Sea Voyage to Svalbard. She teaches creative writing and eco-criticism at Red Deer College.

Doug Horner

Doug Horner is a Calgary-based writer, editor and researcher and a former departments editor at Alberta Views. His most recent AV article was about rural theatre (May 2015). His byline has also appeared in Alberta Venture, Swerve, This, Leap and Sharp.

Joel French

Joel French is the executive director of Public Interest Alberta, where he’s worked since 2014. Previously, French was a communications and administrative officer with Friends of Medicare and an assistant to then- NDP leader Brian Mason.

David Staples

David Staples has been an Edmonton Journal writer since 1985; he’s currently a city hall columnist and hockey blogger. He has won two National Newspaper Awards (1992 and 2005) and two National Magazine Awards (1995).

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THE BOOKWORM
by Don Price. 2014, Edmonton.
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Our Writers

Jenna Butler

Jenna Butler is the author of three books of poetry; a collection of essays, A Profession of Hope: Farming on the Edge of the Grizzly Trail; and a new travelogue, Magnetic North: Sea Voyage to Svalbard. She teaches creative writing and eco-criticism at Red Deer College.

Doug Horner

Doug Horner is a Calgary-based writer, editor and researcher and a former departments editor at Alberta Views. His most recent AV article was about rural theatre (May 2015). His byline has also appeared in Alberta Venture, Swerve, This, Leap and Sharp.

Joel French

Joel French is the executive director of Public Interest Alberta, where he’s worked since 2014. Previously, French was a communications and administrative officer with Friends of Medicare and an assistant to then- NDP leader Brian Mason.

David Staples

David Staples has been an Edmonton Journal writer since 1985; he’s currently a city hall columnist and hockey blogger. He has won two National Newspaper Awards (1992 and 2005) and two National Magazine Awards (1995).

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Oil Sucks

I’m an addict. I use oil. We all do. That’s how we’ve wired our economy. But the fact that we’re ...

Closing Doors

No one likes having a door slammed in her face. But talking to dead people’s relatives is part of my ...

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PROXIMAL I,II,III,IV,V, BY CAROLINE MONNET,

2018. Installation view. Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity.

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University Commons Divided

by Peter MacKinnon
Reviewed by Paul Axelrod

Pay No Heed to the Rockets

 by Marcello Di Cintio
Reviewed by Jenna Butler

Malled

by Kit Dobson
Reviewed by Andrew Guilbert

Dropout

by Leslie Gavel
Reviewed by Jay Smith

How To Be Good With Words

by Don LePan, Laura Buzzard and Maureen Okun
Reviewed by Ian Samuels
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Art

albertaviews_artphoto_september
PROXIMAL I,II,III,IV,V by Caroline Monnet,

2018. Installation view. Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity.

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Books

University Commons Divided

by Peter MacKinnon
Reviewed by Paul Axelrod

Pay No Heed to the Rockets

 by Marcello Di Cintio
Reviewed by Jenna Butler

Malled

by Kit Dobson
Reviewed by Andrew Guilbert

Dropout

by Leslie Gavel
Reviewed by Jay Smith

How To Be Good With Words

by Don LePan, Laura Buzzard and Maureen Okun
Reviewed by Ian Samuels
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