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Author: Jackson Spring

Opinions

Why is nobody talking about aerosols?

Alberta’s public health guidelines are woefully inadequate. The rules around social distancing, masks, and especially the closures and capacity limits imposed on businesses are half-measures at best, that are effective at preventing the spread of COVID in just a subset

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Culture

A Sprawl-ing venture

Whether in a job interview, by your high school’s guidance counselor, or by a job recruiter on campus, at some point everyone has been asked: “where do you see yourself in five years? ” “I always struggled with that question,”

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Food

How-to: Make your own butter

You may have noticed that your butter has been more diffi cult to spread these past few months. Back in February, a few Canadian foodies started asking questions over social media about this strangely hard butter, causing a bunch of

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Culture

Date night: Learn how to keep backyard bees

Normally, I would say bees are firmly in the top 10 list of things to avoid on a date. However, if you’re looking for something a little different, and something that could potentially lead to a shared hobby, Edmonton’s selection

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Culture

Final thoughts: The great deflection

On Feb. 4, the front pages of both the Edmonton Journal and the Edmonton Sun were left mostly blank. The logos and titles were still there, but the only other text was a statement at the bottom of the page:

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Culture

Date night: A starry night you can stroll through

Have you ever looked at The Yellow House or Farmhouse in Provence and thought, “wow, how romantic it would be to walk around inside of this painting”? Previously, this thought was a mere fantasy — only possible if our dimension

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News

Flame-war room

The Government of Alberta appears to be engaged in a conspiracy theory to try and discredit climate reporting — one that describes shadowy international groups handing out directions to journalists, as well as activists, non-profits, and governments in a supposed

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Food

How-to: grow your own green onions

In the past year or so, indoor herb gardens have taken off as both a decorative trend and a convenient means of supplying your kitchen with theoretically infinite, delicious herbs. While basil, thyme, and parsley plants dominate interior decoration Instagram,

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Opinions

Air Canada is a business, not a service

Air Canada has taken a lot of well-deserved heat over the past few months. The company has continuously promoted leisure travelling, even as public health guidelines, most health experts, and general sense of how diseases work are telling you not

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Culture

To be or not to be

Last April, Edmontonians could only watch in horror as all of the city’s famous summer festivals were cancelled one by one. It started with NextFest and the Freewill Shakespeare Festival on April 8, followed by what felt like another cancellation

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