Alberta Unbound

Sun’s out, mags out. This summer, we invite you to dive into our summer reading list with the diverse range of interesting and notable made-in-Alberta stories.

The members of our association demonstrate with the turn of every page why we love Alberta magazines. There’s an Alberta magazine for every interest, from fine arts to crafts, from business to politics and society, food and wine to music and travel. There’s a magazine for most every city, town and community, for sports and leisure, and for university life and industry. There are award-winning new and established magazines of literature and poetry and ideas.

Happy reading.

Benchtop to Bedside

Date: 13th July 2018

Just as investments in the oil sands are useless without a pipeline to get the product to market, so too…


Living Life in Balance

Date: 13th July 2018

Scot (Surya) Schiebelbein started yoga as a way to heal his mind and body after a traumatic event, leading him…


Top One Hundred

Date: 10th July 2018

The Top100 is the Tomato Food & Drink Magazine’s annual list of what’s tops in food and drink in Edmonton….


ambrose@large

Date: 10th July 2018

ambrose@large — a groundbreaking online initiative launched in 2017 by Ambrose Seminary — aims to bring ministry resources together to…


Nasty Women

Date: 5th July 2018

Gentle and introverted, Veronica Funk seems anything but nasty. But troubled by Donald Trump’s misogyny, she decided to paint portraits of…


Crazy for Cacao

Date: 5th July 2018

Part of Culinaire’s elevator pitch is that we are a food and beverage magazine tempting taste buds, engaging appetites, and…


Youth and Duty

Date: 5th July 2018

As the youngest chief in Enoch Cree Nation’s modern history, NAIT grad Billy Morin sees a combination of tradition and…


Don’t Fence Me In

Date: 4th July 2018

Wild bison were eradicated from most of Alberta in the late 19th century. In 2016, however, Banff National Park reintroduced…


Surviving the Sights

Date: 4th July 2018

The Canadian Rockies have drawn visitors from around the globe for over one hundred years. Curious travelers come to the…


‘Start paying attention’ to Indigenous rights legislation, First Nations warned

Date: 4th July 2018

Windspeaker.com provides deep engagement on the very serious consequences of the always developing relationship between Indigenous peoples and Canada. While…


Warp Speed Ahead

Date: 4th July 2018

What is the future of work? As technology makes our workplaces safer, our workloads lighter and our hours of work…


On the Powwow Trail

Date: 4th July 2018

When it came time to work on WestJet Magazine’s “On the Powwow Trail” (June, 2018), we felt the only person who…


The Comforts of Cake

Date: 4th July 2018

At Archive, we strive to encourage our readers to leave their comfort zones. Our writers introduce our readers to new…


Small Town Rodeo Action

Date: 4th July 2018

In the small town of Crossfield, located in Central Alberta, lies a community of dedicated volunteers who spend countless hours…


Stick With It

Date: 4th July 2018

Art, nightlife, festivals, dining, outdoor adventure—our city’s got it all. And WHERE Edmonton is thrilled to help visitors discover it….


Sermon on the Mount

Date: 4th July 2018

We always wonder what it might be like to witness significant points in human history from the point of view…


Yellow Jacket

Date: 4th July 2018

Suffering from the effects of high-altitude cerebral edema, the protagonist in Brittney Hubley’s story, “Yellow Jacket,” tries to talk themself…


Bread is Back

Date: 4th July 2018

The Alberta Wheat Commission and Alberta Barley have published GrainsWest four times per year since January, 2014. Though this agricultural…


#WhatWouldJaredDo?

Date: 4th July 2018

Crystal Hurdle’s #WhatWouldJaredDo?, a novel in verse, is featured online at The Prairie Journal. Crystal Hurdle teaches English and Creative Writing at…


Drew Wolfe

Date: 4th July 2018

Glencoe Life recently profiled Glencoe figure skater Drew Wolfe. He and doubles partner, Camille Ruest, were named alternates for 2018….


Romancing the Word

Date: 4th July 2018

According to the Romance Writers of America, the “estimated annual total sales value of romance in 2013: $1.08 billion (source:…


Our Transhuman Future

Date: 4th July 2018

With artificial intelligence, we are creating a new being –– one that’s “a billion times smarter than humans.” Should we…


Clarity on Cannabis

Date: 4th July 2018

As the Canadian government moves closer toward legalizing non-medical cannabis this year, many Albertans are wondering what that will mean…


Aging: Reformed

Date: 4th July 2018

This three-part series takes a look at how Mount Royal is building educational (and social) partnerships with a nearby seniors…


For King & Country

Date: 4th July 2018

For 30 years, until 2016, a sign featuring Peyto’s iconic portrait greeted visitors to Banff, just steps away from the…


A Healing Influence

Date: 4th July 2018

On a blustery day in Alberta, publisher Jenn Webster sat down with the 2018 Calgary Stampede Indian Princess, Cieran Starlight…


Seasonal Gallery

Date: 4th July 2018

If you have ever considered scrapbooking, check out the inspirational Seasonal Gallery in Creative Scrapbooker Magazine’s latest SUMMER 2018 issue! …


Charlotte Lomenda: Walking with Angels

Date: 4th July 2018

Okotoks Living magazine, the original Okotoks lifestyle publication, was first published by Source Media Group in the summer of 2009…


South of 60

Date: 4th July 2018

We ran our “South of 60” story in the spring 2018 issue of Wider Horizons, Lethbridge College’s alumni and community…


The Iron Sommelier

Date: 4th July 2018

City Palate’s annual The Iron Sommelier brings the food and the drink people in Calgary together. Highlighting a local chef and…