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If Alberta restaurants can’t find workers, they should pay more

Posted July 22, 2014 by Jason Kirby

Alberta restaurants could be doing a lot more to lure staff

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The Alberta Liberals’ Biggest Gamble Yet

Posted July 17, 2014 by vsp

In life, and in politics, risk normally matches reward. And the Alberta Liberals are throwing a die so far, so long, that it overshadows any risk the party has ever taken on before. And the reward may in fact be massive if all goes well. Today Kent Hehr announced his run for Member of Parliament by […]

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The Devin Cuddy Band Announce Tour Dates

Posted July 8, 2014 by Andrew_Horan

The Devin Cuddy Band have announced the dates of their upcoming tour in support of sophomore album Kitchen Knife, out on July 28 on Cameron House Records. The tour will wrap in Toronto on August 8 with an album release show at the Horseshoe. To celebrate, they’ve shared a free stream of ‘Forty Four’; They
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Stream Grey Lands’ Cover of Bob Dylan’s ‘My Back Pages’ (Featuring Greg Keelor) for Free

Posted July 3, 2014 by Andrew_Horan

Grey Lands, the latest project from Cuff the Duke’s Wayne Petti, has unveiled a free stream of his cover of Bob Dylan’s ‘My Back Pages’, featuring Greg Keelor of Blue Rodeo, via CBC Music. The track is taken from Grey Lands‘ forthcoming debut album Songs by Other People, out on August 12 via Paper Bag
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Reflections On Canada Day: The Impact Of Canadian History

Posted July 1, 2014 by Jared Milne

I’m writing this on the morning of Canada Day 2014, thinking about all the fascinating things I’ve read about and seen, and all the people I’ve met. One thing I’ve come across is all the different parts of Canadian history I’ve studied, and how they’ve tied into many of the recent issues we’ve faced in Canada….

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Reader’s Diary #1137- Larry Loyie, with Constance Brissenden (writers), Heather D. Holmlund (illustrator): As Long as the Rivers Flow

Posted June 21, 2014 by John Mutford

After just 12 years away from Newfoundland, though longer than that away from the small outport I grew up in, when I go back now I feel a bit like a tourist. I hear my family speak and it almost seems like they’re affecting an accent. Was it always tha…

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Alberta P3 News #skpoli

Posted June 18, 2014 by John Klein

Here’s some news hot out of Alberta. Only one of them is satirical. The other satirical bit is that Saskatchewan’s Sask Party recently announced they’d be saving taxpayers millions of dollars by starting a P3 Bike Share like Stettler had. No wait, they said they were going to build P3 schools, after the Alberta model, […]

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Reader’s Diary #1128- Benedict and Nancy Freedman: Mrs. Mike

Posted June 6, 2014 by John Mutford

My first awareness of Benedict and Nancy Freedman’s Mrs. Mike came from the Canadian Book Challenge. Supposedly it was a classic but somehow had managed to fly completely under my radar. Apparently though it was never as popular on this side of the bor…

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The Wildrose Alliance: An Example Of Alberta Centrism

Posted May 21, 2014 by Jared Milne

In 2012, it seemed as though Alberta’s long-running Progressive Conservative dynasty was finished. The Wildrose Alliance party, led by Danielle Smith, was set to form government. Hence it was all the more shocking that the Wildrose lost the election….

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Christopher Nolan’s Alberta filmed Interstellar (TRAILER)

Posted May 19, 2014 by Jes

Christopher Nolan, what is going on here?! The trailer for Interstellar gives no more clarity on what the film is about. (Clarity is not Nolan’s middle name. I still don’t know what the hell happened in Inception.)Last year the star studded cast of Chr…

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