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Derrick O'Keefe

The People's Social Forum: Together we can be more than the sum of our parts

| July 2, 2013

The importance of the Tar Sands Healing Walk

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A couple years ago I was asked by the Keepers of the Athabasca to be Master of Ceremonies for a unique event: the first annual walk to heal the Canadian tar sands.

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The Alberta floods: Could this be the new normal?

Medicine Hat hit by the floods. (Photo: City of Medicine Hat)
Some big questions are being raised about disaster preparedness and climate change. (Photo: City of Medicine Hat)

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Water, water everywhere: Will storms and floods like this become the new normal?

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By now you've likely heard about the flooding in Alberta. While much of the media focus has been on Calgary, High River and Canmore, flooding has been significant across the province and into Saskatchewan and British Columbia.

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Photo: Flood waters in Calgary

A street scene in Calgary, as tens of thousands have now been evacuated. (Photo: waynerd / flickr)

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David J. Climenhaga

Has Alberta pioneered an unlegislated ban on collective bargaining?

| April 24, 2013
David J. Climenhaga

Dutch Disease plus unbalanced equalization: A shot across Alberta's oily bow

| April 2, 2013
March 11, 2013 |
A recent poll shows that the vast majority of Albertans reject cuts to public services and agree that there should be an increase on taxes for the wealthy and corporations.
David J. Climenhaga

Former Aussie PM's unintended message to Canadian progressives: Democratic coalitions work!

| March 11, 2013
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