Why and How
In this collection, Alberta scholars and policy experts map out why and how a provincial sales tax should and can be implemented as the days of buoyant capital investment, jobs, and wealth are passing Alberta by.
From 1908 to 2009 and Beyond
Alberta’s Daycare Controversy traces the development of daycare policies and programs in Alberta, with particular emphasis on policy decisions and program initiatives that have provoked considerable debate and struggle among citizens.
Lives of Aboriginal Women of the Canadian Northwest and Borderlands
Recollecting is a rich collection of essays that illuminate the lives of late eighteenth century to the mid-twentieth century Aboriginal women.
New Perspectives on an Imagined “Region”
The West and Beyond evaluates and appraises the state of Western Canadian history to chart new directions for the future, and stimulate further interrogations of our past.
Examining the ecology of the Western Canadian mountain region, this book argues that preserving the Rocky Mountains may be an important defence against future climate change impacts on the Canadian west.
Essays on Alberta Literature
As the first collection of literary criticism focusing on Alberta writers, Wild Words establishes a basis for identifying Alberta fiction, poetry, drama, and nonfiction as valid subjects of study in their own right.
The powerful images and thoughtful metaphors in these short lyrics show readers the connections between Canadian nature (even within city limits) and the sublime, especially in the overwhelming silence we can sense outdoors – if we pay attention. The poet speaks to change by helping us see natural phenomena around us in a different light each time we read his poems.
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