How Alberta is becoming a province without pets

While Alberta’s recent economic downturn resulted in lost property and jobs, some Albertans were also forced to give up a more irreplaceable asset – their companion animals.

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Meet the woman saving lives, while saving herself in the process

As executive director of the Calgary-based Centre for Suicide Prevention (CSP), Mara Grunau dedicates her days to educating the public and supporting individuals who are affected by suicide. But outside of work, she finds herself sitting with a psychologist for steady support.

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Black Lives Matter in Calgary, too.

They wear their anger, heartbreak and helplessness like it’s stitched into their skin. They come together somber, arms lowered and crossed at the wrist, shoulders back, staring straight ahead for the brothers and sisters they’ve lost. The only thing they share is their blackness.

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Alberta 'Big Tobacco' going up in flames

Armrest ashtrays are welded shut, “no smoking” signs hang from every office building and now sports venues refuse to include smoking areas. A smoker’s world looks a lot different than it did in the ’70s. We’re going in an irreversible direction and when it comes to tobacco, it may be the beginning of the end.

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