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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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