// Curtis Hauser

Bring back Bill 202

Last week saw the Alberta government attempt to pass Bill 10. By its final stage, it would have removed the mandatory notification to parents when issues of sexual orientation are discussed in school...
// Curtis Hauser

The do’s of winter driving

Every year we pretend the snow ain’t coming, but it always does. And with the few hundred traffic accidents that happened around Edmonton last weekend, it’s brought bad driving conditions with it. Ch...
// Curtis Hauser

New ideas for downtown careers

With Alberta in need of trained hospitality workers, a partnership between the Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation and NorQuest College might help fill the gap. The Edmonton Oilers Community Foundat...
// Rachelle Bugeaud

Damn, it feels good to be a gamer

Understanding Video Games has been a popular course among University of Alberta students, but now launched alongside Dino 101 as a Massive Open Online Course, anybody with an Internet connection can ...
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No Islam in ISIS

It was a sunny Sunday at the legislature and  a wedding was just finishing up as a protest organized by the Al Quds Committee started gathering. Individuals and whole families with children turned ou...
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Bring the kids

Of all the things to get mad at MLAs about, taking their kids on government flights with them shouldn’t be one of them. At least not intrinsically. Alison Redford, amid everything else, was rev...
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Bee business

Associating good news with bees is not something that happens often, but it has this week in Edmonton. A pilot project to allow urban beekeeping has been approved, with bylaw changes to further open ...
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Justice at a cost

There’s been a long, slow decline in legal-aid funding. The result in Alberta is a maximum-income cut off that leaves some people on AISH, or working a full-time minimum-wage job without full s...
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I solemnly swear

Justin Trudeau swore at a charity boxing match. Cue countless news stories, puritanical outrage and, of course, the PMO explaining how this is one more example of his poor judgment. In a few more day...
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The ticket to beating malaria

‘There are so many people in Africa who suffer from malaria, and I know what malaria is because when I was in my country, I was infected, too.” Years later, Sedami Gnidehou is at the Univ...