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June 2021

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Rural Resentment

No party is looking out for rural Albertans.

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More Irrigation, Fewer Farms

The public is investing almost $1-billion to expand Alberta’s irrigation network. For whose benefit?

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Should Canada be More Food Self-Reliant?

A dialogue between Mary Beckie and Herb Emery.

On Second Thought

Pension Folly

Alberta would be nuts to go it alone.

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Rural Connection

Photo Essay by Dana Prediger

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Empty Calories

The public costs of Alberta junk food.

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Sleeping on the Job, by Lynn Dargis, 2020.

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Clark Banack

Clark Banack (“Rural Resentment“) is the acting director of the Alberta Centre for Sustainable Rural Communities at Augustana Campus at the University of Alberta.

Robbie Jeffrey

Robbie Jeffrey (“More Irrigation, Fewer Farms”) grew up on a cattle ranch near Vermilion and lives in Edmonton. His story about the rural opioid crisis was selected for Best Canadian Essays 2019.

Dana Prediger

Dana Prediger (“Rural Connection”) is a photographer and frequent contributor to Alberta Views.

Kyler Zeleny

Kyler Zeleny (photos with “Rural Resentment”) is a photographer–researcher and  author of Crown Ditch and the Prairie Castle (2019).

Laurie D. Graham

Laurie D. Graham (review of Revery) is an editor, the author of Settler Education and the publisher of Brick magazine.
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Sleeping on the Job, by Lynn Dargis, 2020.

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Our Writers

Clark Banack

Clark Banack (“Rural Resentment“) is the acting director of the Alberta Centre for Sustainable Rural Communities at Augustana Campus at the University of Alberta.

Robbie Jeffrey

Robbie Jeffrey (“More Irrigation, Fewer Farms”) grew up on a cattle ranch near Vermilion and lives in Edmonton. His story about the rural opioid crisis was selected for Best Canadian Essays 2019.

Dana Prediger

Dana Prediger (“Rural Connection”) is a photographer and frequent contributor to Alberta Views.

Kyler Zeleny

Kyler Zeleny (photos with “Rural Resentment”) is a photographer–researcher and  author of Crown Ditch and the Prairie Castle (2019).

Laurie D. Graham

Laurie D. Graham (review of Revery) is an editor, the author of Settler Education and the publisher of Brick magazine.
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Pension Folly

In 1965, Quebec, eager to be master in its own house, decided it wanted to have its own pension plan ...

Rural Resentment

The rise of the right-wing, authoritarian populist movements across the Western world owes much to the support of rural citizens ...

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Niels Andersen in front of the now dismantled famous five granaries, by John Andersen.

2015. Near Red Deer Lake.

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Uncertain Harvest

by Ian Mosby, Sarah Rotz and Evan D.G. Fraser,
reviewed by Evan Osenton

Revery

by Jenna Butler,
reviewed by Laurie D. Graham

Light on a Part of the Field

by Kevin Holowack,
reviewed by Bryn Evans

Murmuration

by A.B. Dillon,
reviewed by Benjamin Hertwig

Seeing Martin

by Su Croll,
reviewed by Lee Kvern

Finding Refuge in Canada

edited by George Melnyk and Christina Parker
reviewed by Agnieszka Matejko
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Featured Image

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Niels Andersen in front of the now dismantled famous five granaries, by John Andersen.

2015. Near Red Deer Lake.

Home

Books

Uncertain Harvest

by Ian Mosby, Sarah Rotz and Evan D.G. Fraser,
reviewed by Evan Osenton

Revery

by Jenna Butler,
reviewed by Laurie D. Graham

Light on a Part of the Field

by Kevin Holowack,
reviewed by Bryn Evans

Murmuration

by A.B. Dillon,
reviewed by Benjamin Hertwig

Seeing Martin

by Su Croll,
reviewed by Lee Kvern

Finding Refuge in Canada

edited by George Melnyk and Christina Parker
reviewed by Agnieszka Matejko
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