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The art of resistance

I had the privilege to watch a dance performance by CRIPSiE, the Collaborative Radically Integrated Society in Edmonton. It is a collective of artists that includes people who experience disability, ...
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Recognizing Palestine

It’s a slow process, this business of getting recognized as an independent state, but the Palestinians are making progress. In September of last year, Mahmoud Abbas, the long-overdue-for-an-ele...
// Curtis Hauser

For your health

Living in a country where obesity rates are on the rise—one in four Canadian adults are clinically obese, according to the Canadian Obesity Network—the need to exercise has never been greater. In Edm...
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Mandel and the Miz

Last week, in the midst of the provincial by-election in Edmonton Whitemud, by-election candidate and current provincial Health Minister Stephen Mandel responded to a rally by the New Democrats deman...
// Curtis Hauser

Toil and trouble

How many hours you need to work and how much comfort you get in return is a question as old as civilization—from the 175 holidays a year enjoyed during the Roman Empire to the 15-hour workdays of the...

The critique of pure season

Remember us? It’s Brent and Craig, your embattled and beleaguered columnists and host of the ump-teenth year of Vue Weekly’s Oilers rant fest, In the Box. Happy to be back for another season where we...
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Getting all cuddly

You’ve probably heard of Tinder and Gindr, but have you heard of Cuddlr? It’s a new app for people who just want to cuddle. At first I thought it must be a joke. Why would anyone want to ...
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Off the tracks

Transport Canada, CN Rail and the Transportation Safety Board should all be expecting a letter this week about trains, tracks and why the two seem to have trouble sticking together. Six derailments h...