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October 2019

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Trauma Repair

How brain science is changing social service delivery – the CUPS example

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Humans of Edmonton

Photo Essay by Jerry Cordeiro

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Where Social Assistance Falls Short

…and how to fix it

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Is Poverty the Individual’s Fault?

Chris Sarlo and Evelyn Forget respectfully disagree

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Ritual Nonsense

Call and response

On the Ledge

Floor Crossings

Improbable – but not illegal

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Density by Jeff Day, 2017, Edmonton.
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Ronald Kneebone

Ronald Kneebone (“Where Social Assistance Falls Short”) is scientific director of the social policy and health research division at the U of C’s School of Public Policy. His recent research has focused on social assistance, poverty reduction, income inequality and the economics of homelessness.

Amy Brons

Amy Brons (charts and layout for “Where Social Assistance Falls Short,” plus contributions throughout this issue) is the design intern for Alberta Views. She is a recent graduate from Alberta University of the Arts’ visual communication design program, where she majored in advertising.

Jerry Cordeiro

Jerry Cordeiro (“Humans of Edmonton”) is a self-taught photo journalist, artist and poet who documents the lives of people he meets. Though he works in many photographic genres, his passion is street photography.

Laurie D. Graham

Laurie D. Graham (review of Tiny Lights for Travellers) is a poet and the publisher of Brick magazine. Her Rovewas nominated for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award for best first poetry book in Canada; her Settler Education was up for a Trillium Award. She grew up in Treaty 6 territory (Sherwood Park).

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Density by Jeff Day, 2017, Edmonton.
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Ronald Kneebone

Ronald Kneebone (“Where Social Assistance Falls Short”) is scientific director of the social policy and health research division at the U of C’s School of Public Policy. His recent research has focused on social assistance, poverty reduction, income inequality and the economics of homelessness.

Amy Brons

Amy Brons (charts and layout for “Where Social Assistance Falls Short,” plus contributions throughout this issue) is the design intern for Alberta Views. She is a recent graduate from Alberta University of the Arts’ visual communication design program, where she majored in advertising.

Jerry Cordeiro

Jerry Cordeiro (“Humans of Edmonton”) is a self-taught photo journalist, artist and poet who documents the lives of people he meets. Though he works in many photographic genres, his passion is street photography.

Laurie D. Graham

Laurie D. Graham (review of Tiny Lights for Travellers) is a poet and the publisher of Brick magazine. Her Rovewas nominated for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award for best first poetry book in Canada; her Settler Education was up for a Trillium Award. She grew up in Treaty 6 territory (Sherwood Park).

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Trauma Repair

We were seeing people come back or simply not get better,” says Robert Perry. “And then along comes the brain ...

Misplaced Anger

Should Alberta ditch Canada? This simple yet ominous question—blazoned on two Alberta billboards earlier this year, and asked by many ...

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Möbius Strip

by Philip Kanwischer

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Books

Tiny Lights for Travellers

by Naomi K. Lewis
Reviewed by by Laurie D. Graham

Three Graphic Novels about Alberta

The Beast: Making a Living on a Dying Planet; Frank, and Sharkasaurus
Reviewed by Jeff Doherty

Moccasin Square Gardens

by Richard Van Camp
Reviewed by Candace Fertile
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Möbius Strip

by Philip Kanwischer

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Books

Tiny Lights for Travellers

by Naomi K. Lewis
Reviewed by by Laurie D. Graham

Three Graphic Novels about Alberta

The Beast: Making a Living on a Dying Planet; Frank, and Sharkasaurus
Reviewed by Jeff Doherty

Moccasin Square Gardens

by Richard Van Camp
Reviewed by Candace Fertile
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April 2019