Cover Story: “Alberta the Good:” Celebrating 100 years of progressive thinking from Canada’s most conservative province. By Iain Ilich. “It’s My Province and I’ll Cry If I Want To:” Why one Alberta ex-pat boycotted the centennial. By Karen Connelly. “Sweeping It Under:” The dirty secrets of Canadian shipping. By Alex Roslin. “Offered, Wanted, Taken:” Who’s tending the free recycling market? By Kelly McCarthy-Maine. Plus: Calgary’s popular gay rodeo and Canadian hip hop’s collaborative spirit. On newsstands today—order now!