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Business

Initiatives offer new career path in tech for oil and gas workers, but concerns remain over lack of opportunities (The Globe and Mail, February 2020)

Small business borrowing guide (The Globe and Mail, October 2019)

Clean start: Syrian refugee rebuilds his fourth-generation soap business in Canada (The Globe and Mail, January 2019)

How small businesses are learning to love bike lanes (The Globe and Mail, June 2016)

How to survive the oil slump – from the people who lived it before (Canadian Business, March 2016)

Outdoors

5 Cheap(ish) Things for Staying Warm on a Winter Bike Commute (The New York Times, February 2019)

Road Warrior: The Boler has enjoyed 50 years of bringing up the rear (Swerve, May 2018)

Investigating Environmental Racism (Goethe-Institut Canada, October 2016)

The Mysterious Island (Avenue Edmonton, May 2016)

Urban Affairs

Calgary through the eyes of new bike riders (CBC Calgary, June 2020)

COVID-19 takes hold among Calgary’s homeless, underscoring urgent need for permanent housing (Globe and Mail, May 2020)

Back Streets Back (Avenue Edmonton, August 2017)

Calgary Could Remake Housing Design for Seniors (Next City, November 2016)

Calgary architects look to kickstart shift to laneway housing (The Globe and Mail, February 2016)

Indigenous 

Reserve-based businesses go global as Indigenous entrepreneurs tap into e-commerce (The Globe and Mail, January 2020)

The Food Of Our Land (Avenue Edmonton, March 2017)

Canadian universities require indigenous studies: ‘It feels good to learn our history’ (The Guardian, August 2016)

This Keyboard App Is Helping Preserve Indigenous Languages (Motherboard, May 2016)

‘Mystery’ Inuit kayak is finally going home after more than half a century in Edmonton basement (National Post, August 2015)

Alberta

Rumble House’s artistic free-for-alls are a mainstay for many Calgarians – but now they’re under threat (The Globe and Mail, March 2020)

‘I put my forehead against his and I just cried’: Slain Mountie’s twin brother speaks, 10 years after Mayerthorpe (Edmonton Journal, March 2015)

‘The Black Nightmare’: Edmonton’s High Level Bridge a magnet for the desperate and distressed (Edmonton Journal, August 2014)

Why are people in Calgary eating burgers from an alley? (The Globe and Mail, November 2011)