Memorial Park Library, 2nd Floor
1221 2nd Street SW
Who better to offer a fresh perspective on the upcoming provincial election than this stellar lineup, all of whom exemplify Alberta Views magazine's trademark intellectual rigour? Dave Cournoyer, Jen Gerson and Graham Thomson will provide in-depth takes on the current political conversations, as well as offer unique insights into what an engaged electorate should be talking about. Hosted by Shelley Youngblut, this event includes an audience Q&A. Cash bar available. Presented in partnership with Wordfest and Alberta Views Magazine. $10 advance / $15 at the door.
Dave Cournoyer is the author and creator of the blog daveberta.ca, which launched in January 2005 and quickly became one of the best read political blogs in Alberta. In 2017, he joined Ryan Hastman and Adam Rozenhart to launch the Daveberta Podcast. He is an award-winning writer and communications professional based in Edmonton, Alberta. He currently works as a Communications Advisor with the United Nurses of Alberta. Daveberta.ca was launched in January 2005 and quickly became one of the best read political blogs in Alberta. Tweets at @davecournoyer.
Jen Gerson is a freelance journalist based in Calgary. She is a contributing editor at Maclean’s, co-host of the Canadian politics podcast OPPO, a former journalist-in-residence at the University of Calgary’s law faculty, and a one-time writer and editor with the National Post. Her latest article in Alberta Views is “Going to Pot” from October 2018. Tweets at @jengerson
Graham Thomson has worked in radio, TV and print as a reporter, producer and political columnist, and wrote for the Edmonton Journal from 1995 to 2018. He is now a columnist for Alberta Views as well as a contributor to CBC and iPolitics. His latest article in Alberta Views is “Take Us To Your Leader” from March 2019. Tweets at @Graham_Journal