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How South Sudanese child soldiers found a new life in Alberta

Episode 39

Former child soldiers who fought in Sudan during Africa’s bloodiest civil war eventually found refuge in Canada — many of them in Brooks, Alta. Anthropologist, author and journalist Carol Berger shares their stories.

  • 44 minutes

People & Culture

The cowboy exclaims: The ballad of an ageing vaquero and his troubled horse, Bunny

The ultimate goal of vaquero horsemanship is to produce a “finished” horse: an exceptionally responsive animal that is a true partner to its rider

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A grizzly bear lies dead on the side of the road

Wildlife

Animal crossing: Reconnecting North America’s most important wildlife corridor

This past summer an ambitious wildlife under/overpass system broke ground in B.C. on a deadly stretch of highway just west of the Alberta border. Here’s how it happened.

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  • 15 minutes
A crowd of tourist swarm on a lakeside beach in Banff National Park

Places

Smother Nature: The struggle to protect Banff National Park

In Banff National Park, Alberta, as in protected areas across the country, managers find it difficult to balance the desire of people to experience wilderness with an imperative to conserve it

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  • 15 minutes
Thanatotheristes

Science & Tech

New species of tyrannosaurus discovered in Alberta

Thanatotheristes — meaning “reaper of death” — is the first tyrannosaur species identified in Canada in 50 years

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  • 3 minutes

Wildlife

Articles

Alberta ministers and leaders stand together holding copies of the Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada

Kids

Alberta government to distribute Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada to schools province-wide

The Alberta government has announced a plan to provide every junior and high school with a copy of the atlas

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Travel

Getting back to nature

Birch Bay Ranch lets visitors enjoy ranch life

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  • 2 minutes
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Travel

Fast and furious in Canada Olympic Park

A professional pilot guides three first-timers down a bobsleigh track

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  • 2 minutes
Medalta kiln structures

Travel

Cementing culture in Medicine Hat’s historic clay district

National Historic site takes visitors back in time to thriving industry

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A petroglyph believed to symbolize the circle of life  (Photo: Callum Snape)

Travel

Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park takes visitors back in time

First Nations history shines through petroglyphs and pictographs

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  • 2 minutes

Travel

Alberta Festivals

Sights to See

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Travel

Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary

Visitors learn about wolfdogs and the responsibilities of ownership at the sanctuary

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  • 3 minutes
Chuckwagon racing

Travel

A hundred years of rodeo

Capturing the spirit of the Calgary Stampede on the eve of its centennial

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  • 9 minutes
Barry Kaye holds a bison skull at his ranch near Wainwright, Alta.

Wildlife

Bodo Bison

A local rancher gives a tour of his bison herd

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