Fostering vibrant communities

Fostering vibrant communities

By Cari Kilmartin A gathering in support of post-secondary education in rural Alberta The early part of Aug. 22 engendered weather warnings and cloud watching, but the sun did eventually shine on Jubilee Park in Camrose, as community members equipped with masks, lawn...
‘You all have a role to play’

‘You all have a role to play’

In June, as protests sparked by the killing of George Floyd rocked the United States, many Albertans may have struggled to know how to respond to the polarizing news coverage, far removed as we are from the epicenter of the Black Lives Matter movement. In an attempt...
The Three Sisters

The Three Sisters

Pedestrians passing Newo Global Energy’s office in Camrose may notice an unusual collection of vegetation growing in the planters outside. Flowers do feature, but the summer blossoms will eventually give way to hearty vegetables: corn, beans, and squash. Planted...
Social enterprise?

Social enterprise?

In a world where bad news is never more than a click away, it’s all too easy to get discouraged by looming social and environmental challenges. But one Canadian sees these problems as opportunities. “I like to call it ‘the upside of down,’” says Shaun Loney, a leading...

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