2005

  • “Lighting Up the World.” Our Voice, Edmonton’s Street Magazine Society, Vol. 11, No. 9. Article about Chanukah.
  • “Active Observer: The Season to Give.” Our Voice, Edmonton’s Street Magazine Society, Vol. 11, No. 9.
  • “This place we call Alberta: Two-volume set digs deep into province’s past.” Prairie Books Now, Fall/Winter 2005, Number 39. Interview with Michael Payne, an editor of Alberta Formed – Alberta Transformed (Volume I and Volume II).
  • “Heavy Traffic: Prostitution and murder from Ukraine to Winnipeg.” Prairie Books Now, Fall/Winter 2005, Number 39. Interview with Rita Toews, co-author ofBody Traffic: A Mystery.
  • “A New Day: Birdsell’s latest picks up where The Rüsslander left off.” Prairie Books Now, Fall/Winter 2005, Number 39. Interview with Sandra Birdsell, author of Children of the Day.
  • “Active Observer: Affordable Housing: where are you staying this winter?” Our Voice, Edmonton’s Street Magazine Society, Vol. 11, No. 8.
  • “Third World: Black, Gold & Green.” Global Rhythm, Volume XIV, #11, November 2005. CD review.
  • “Edmonton’s New City Farm.” Our Voice, Edmonton’s Street Magazine Society, Vol. 11, No. 8.
  • “Active Observer: Access to Mental Health Care in Crisis.” Our Voice, Edmonton’s Street Magazine Society, Vol. 11 No.7.
  • “No easy answers in story of female character at a crossroads.” Edmonton Journal, Sunday, October 9, 2005. Review of A Wall of Light by Edeet Ravel.
  • “Survival at centre of Wiesel’s latest.” Edmonton Journal, Sunday, October 2, 2005. Review of The Time of the Uprooted by Elie Wiesel.
  • “Moe Lieberman.” Heritage (The Jewish Archives & Historical Society of Edmonton & Northern Alberta), Fall 2005. Volume 8, Number 1.
  • “The Mighty Diamonds: The Best of The Mighty Diamonds.” Global Rhythm, Volume XIV, #9, September 2005. CD review.
  • “Universal Message, Vol. 3.” Global Rhythm, Volume XIV, #9, September 2005. CD review.
  • “Wanting to forget, but needing to remember: Two Holocaust survivors tell their painful personal stories of imprisonment in Auschwitz.” Edmonton Journal, Sunday, August 14, 2005. Review of Staying Human Through the Holocaust by Teréz Mozes and Memories Dreams Nightmares: Memoirs of a Holocaust Survivor by Jack Weiss.
  • “Cockadoodle Doo! A Rooster gets a wake-up call.” Prairie Books Now, Summer 2005, Number 38. Interview with Don Trembath, author of Rooster. Article incorrectly credited to Shirley Byers. Erratum forthcoming.
  • “Girl Power: Strong female characters prominent in Matas’ two new books.” Prairie Books Now, Summer 2005, Number 38. Interview with Carol Matas, author of Action! and The Dark Clone.
  • “Hair raising: Wanda never has a bad hair day.” Prairie Books Now, Summer 2005, Number 38. Interview with Barbara Azore, author of Wanda and the Wild Hair.
  • “Sleeping in the Market: Ethiopian Music & Sounds From Amhara.” Global Rhythm, Volume XIV, #8, August 2005. CD review.
  • “On Your Marks, Get Set, Go! The West Edmonton Mall Grand Prix Races Into Edmonton.” Where Edmonton, July/August 2005.
  • “Passion comes alive in short but powerful stories.” Edmonton Journal, Sunday, June 19, 2005. Review of Last Night: Stories by James Salter.
  • “Skeletons in the family closet.” Edmonton Journal, Sunday, June 5, 2005. Review of the memoir In My Brother’s Shadow: A Life and Death in the SS by Uwe Timm.
  • “Tiger Goldstick’s Lasting Legacy.” Heritage (The Jewish Archives & Historical Society of Edmonton & Northern Alberta), Spring/Summer 2005. Volume 7, Number 3.
  • “Speaking of Alberta . . . Capturing the province’s oral storytellers on the page.” Prairie Books Now, Spring 2005, Number 37. Interview with Lisa Hurst-Archer, editor of Under the Wide Blue Sky: Alberta Stories to Read and Tell.
  • “David and Goliath: Guerin v. The Queen a landmark case in Aboriginal justice.” Prairie Books Now, Spring 2005, Number 37. Interview with James I. Reynolds, author of A Breach of Duty: Fiduciary Obligations and Aboriginal Peoples.
  • “Reclaiming their lives: Native women talk about the residential school experience.” Prairie Books Now, Spring 2005, Number 37. Interview with Dr. Agnes Grant, author of Finding My Talk: How Fourteen Canadian Native Women Reclaimed their Lives after Residential School.
  • “Something’s Fishy: The big one doesn’t get away in new environmental thriller.” Prairie Books Now, Spring 2005, Number 37. Interview with Anne Metikosh, author of Undercurrent: A Mystery.
  • “On the Western front: Butala explores life as a Westerner in Lilac Moon.” Prairie Books Now, Spring 2005, Number 37.
  • “Hurry Hard! Edmonton Hosts the 2005 Brier.” Where Edmonton, March/April 2005.
  • “No easy answers in love story.” Edmonton Journal, Sunday, February 6, 2005. Review of Raymond & Hannah by Stephen Marche.
  • “Unsung young heroes resisted Nazis, saved lives.” Edmonton Journal, Sunday, January 30, 2005. Review of Faces of Courage: Young Heroes of World War II by Sally M. Rogow.
  • “Mackerel Sky by Natalee Caple.” AlbertaViews, Jan./Feb. 2005, Volume 8, Number 1. Book review.
  • “Minnie Wershof Phillipson: First Woman Graduate of the U of A.” Heritage (The Jewish Archives & Historical Society of Edmonton & Northern Alberta), Winter 2005. Volume 7, Number 2.
  • “Story of teens goes beyond teen fiction.” Edmonton Journal, Sunday, January 23, 2005. Review of the novel Someone to Run With by David Grossman.