Oh, Canada …

Depending on how vigorously you observe nationalistic celebrations, you might still be nursing a Canada Day hangover. We Canucks are justifiably proud of what is, in many ways, a beautiful and accept...

Thinking renewable

The time is right for Alberta to seriously invest in renewable resources. Alberta is an energy powerhouse, a place mentioned in the same breath as Saudi Arabia and Venezuela when it comes to oil rich...
Low carbon: not how yer granddad did things // jasonwoodhead23 via Compfight cc

Edmonton’s great green shift

Edmonton could be a hero in the history of climate change. While our provincial and federal politicians have only been paying lip service to the reality of a warming planet, municipal leaders know it...
// Josh Marcellin

Home is where you park it

If ever there was a gift to the modern Bedouin, it’s the camper van. The ingredients are simple. Take a van, rip out the back seats, and then put in a bed. You can trick it out with a stove, a ...

So long, Alison

Last Wednesday, Alison Redford calmly walked down a flight of marble stairs, looked Alberta in the eye and said: I’m done. It was as graceful an exit as possible considering the circumstances. ...
// Curtis Hauser

The story of Edmonton

There are more than 800 000 wildly diverse souls in Edmonton, possibly someone from every country in the world. With such a wealth of stories to tell, it’s no wonder there are about 20 museums ...

Heads in the oilsands

Canada and Alberta’s Joint Oil Sands Monitoring (JOSM) program—promised to be a “world-class” and highly scientific sentinel—is meant to show Canadians and foreigners that the gover...
Josh Marcellin

Fight for your right to poultry

Crystal Sherris never expected her house to be surrounded by officers demanding her to give up her loved ones. But she was harbouring illegals thought to be a danger and a nuisance to the public: chi...

Snow is no disaster

Edmonton, winter has brought you its annual clustercuss. Rage at it, by all means—vent your frustrations on social media and shake your frozen fists at the bitter wind and the perpetual dark. B...