Shelly Wismath, the Dean of the School of Liberal Education at the University of Lethbridge, says yes. The term “liberal arts” comes from the Latin liber, meaning free, and originally [...]
Martin Lukacs, the investigative journalist, editor at The Breach and author of The Trudeau Formula says yes. This is a make or break decade for climate action, which will either usher in a [...]
Mary Beckie, the U of A professor and director of community engagement studies at the School of Public Health, says yes. This pandemic has exposed vulnerabilities and inequities in the global [...]
Jason Foster, the associate professor of human resources and labour relations at Athabasca University, says yes. Canada has had migrant worker programs since the 1960s. For most of this time the [...]
Niels Veldhuis, the economist and Fraser Institute president says yes In June 2020 Alberta’s “Fair Deal” panel recommended that a comprehensive plan be developed to withdraw Albertans from the [...]
Avnish Nanda, the litigator and instructor in constitutional and environmental law at U of A, says yes. Our society places a high value on public safety and has developed a variety of state [...]
Lisa Young, the professor of political science at U of C says no Let’s be clear. An independent Alberta would be founded on a shameful betrayal of Indigenous people. Before Alberta was a [...]
Karen Kerr, the president of Edmonton Atheists and co-founder of Alberta Secular Conference says no. In Canada many charities and other non-profits, including churches and religious groups, are [...]
Dr. Najma Ahmed The trauma surgeon and co-founder of Canadian Doctors for Protection from Guns says yes. It’s Friday around 11 p.m.. My pager beeps. I hurry to the trauma bay. The team is already [...]
Dan Woynillowicz, the senior associate at Clean Energy Canada says yes. The stories keep coming. Record sales of electric cars across Canada. A video of an electric Ford F-150 towing a freight [...]
For 100 years, between 1905 and 2005, Albertans changed their government only three times (1921, 1935, 1971). The last of these elections, the most portentous, happened 50 years ago this August. Alberta has now changed government twice in the past six years. The next election may see yet another new government—meaning ...
The Kenney government proclaimed in fall 2019 that Alberta’s post-secondary institutions were “overly dependent” on government funding—which is an odd thing to say about a public good. Then it declared that the province’s grant to the schools should be reduced by 20 per cent by 2023. The rationale for this ...
The Cree called it Kisiskâciwanisîpiy—the swiftly flowing river. For the Blackfoot, it was omaka-ty—the big river. It starts in the Columbia Icefield, at the toe of the Saskatchewan Glacier, and cuts the province in half as it flows through Banff and Jasper national parks, northeast to Edmonton, then east-by-southeast across the ...