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If History or Herstory is Calling You – Take Action!

Winners write history. More accurately, history is about which stories are told and survive. Our province has great herstory (intentional spelling). Alberta’s “Famous Five” changed the law in the groundbreaking Persons Case. This resulted in a shift not only in Alberta and Canada but globally throughout the British Empire. Studies prove diversity in...

Out of the Rabbit Hole: Opportunity in Alberta

Alice stumbled into Wonderland experiencing fear and disorientation as she fell down the long tunnel based on her decision to follow the White Rabbit. Realizing the fall was slow, she started looking around and discovered the walls are covered in cupboards, bookshelves, maps and paintings. Exploring her surroundings provided opportunity to meet some...

Of Time & Transitions

Even at the best of times, change is difficult. Until 2015, the members of Alberta’s Gen X and Millennial cohorts experienced one reality, both politically and economically. This is the first downturn they’ve every known. Most Boomers saw and experienced the  slide of the 80s resulting from too rapid expansion, a world wide economic recession and then...

Silence is Golden

Silence is golden. Speech is oft referred to as silver, thus making silence more valuable. In quiet reflection, the opportunity to find clarity emerges bringing with it insight and hopefully transparent articulation. Sadly this appears to be missing on all fronts in current provincial politics. Premier Notley, as a leader, isn’t pointing...

Change Brings Choices

Are things happening around you that give you reason to pause? Do world events or things closer to home alarm or surprise you? Are they chance happenings or symptomatic of a world in dire need of change? Unfortunately humanity with the assistance of popular media tends to gravitate towards the negative despite...