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Liberal Interpretations

Making sense of Justin Trudeau and his party

Clock Watching

The nuclear threat lingers still

Spending Power

Can compassion and efficiency be combined in the use of public funds?

Diane Guichon

Diane Guichon is a poet and instructor at the University of Lethbridge. Her first book of poetry, Birch Split Bark, won Calgary’s W.O. Mitchell book prize. She also spent ten years working for Imperial Oil in contract administration for exploration and development services.

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Diane Guichon

Victims of Geology

Don Gillmor’s unhappy fictional hero rides the boom and bust cycles of the oil patch November 2015
The oil patch is full of colourful ­characters. Calgary recently lost one of them: James Carl (J.C.) Anderson, a founding baron of the industry. Born in Nebraska and schooled in Texas, J.C. packed all the clichés along with him when he arrived in Alberta in the 1960s—the big heart, the big boots and the big…