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Democracy painted orange

Let’s set ideology aside for a moment. Leading up to this week’s provincial election, it became increasingly apparent that Albertans weren’t voting for platforms. By election day, t...
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Less can-con means better Canadian TV

For Canadians holding out hope for engaging, homegrown television, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission is making some overdue changes that will delight consumers and give ...
// Robbin Siggers

Fernie: it all started in a bear cave

As legend has it, Fernie’s unique gift for snow begins in 1879, with a young boy born in a bear cave high in the mountains above town. The story goes that when the bears awoke, the boy overpowe...
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Uber is über

There are plenty of reasons for cities to dislike an encroaching business like Uber. The much-hyped ride-sharing app could be a major blow to those who make their living in the unpredictable world of...
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Bike lanes: the road to inclusion

With the city’s streets now iced over and commuters left reeling from the first hefty snowfall, it’s surprising to see support for cycling infrastructure and active transportation holding...
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Northlands’ future

For years now, Northlands’ local clout has topped out at “that organization that hosts Oilers games, concerts and our summer fair—whatever its name is this year.” With two-thirds of...
// Curtis Hauser

From city to county

For many, Edmonton feels like it’s bursting at its seams. The population is skyrocketing, schools are overcrowded, and services are increasingly stretched thin. The thought of adding 30 000 Edm...