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Ground 50

President’s Message: A message from Jane Welsh, OALA President
Editorial Board Message: A message from Eric Klaver, Chair, Ground Editorial Board
Embrace the Water
Flow: Maintaining messiness
Round Table: The course of creativity
CSLA Awards
OALA Awards
Book Corner: Slow landscapes
Notes: A miscellany of news and events
Artifact: Ground’s 50th issue


Glyn Bowerman

Photo Editor
Jasper Flores

OALA Editorial Board
Kanwal Aftab
Shannon Baker
Trish Clarke
Jasper Flores
Eric Gordon
Mark Hillmer
Eric Klaver (co-chair)
Phaedra Maicantis
Nadja Pausch (co-chair)
Katie Strang
Dalia Todary-Michael
Sarah Turkenicz
Andrew Taylor

Web Editor
Jennifer Foden

Social Media Manager
Jennifer Foden

Art Direction/Design
Noël Nanton/typotherapy

Advertising Inquiries
[email protected]

Mechanized River Valley Access. Image courtesy of Dialog/CSLA.
See page 18.

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2020–2021 OALA Governing Council

Jane Welsh

Vice President
Kendall Flower

Steve Barnhart

Stefan Fediuk

Past President
Doris Chee

Cynthia Graham
Cameron Smith
Justin Whalen

Associate Councillor—Senior
Leah Lanteigne

Associate Councillor—Junior
Chen Zixiang

Lay Councillor
Peter Hersics

Appointed Councillor
Liat Margolis

Appointed Educator University of Guelph
Brendan Stewart

Appointed Educator University of Toronto

University of Guelph Student Representative
Devon Kleinjan

University of Toronto Student Representative
Morgan Quinn

OALA Staff
Executive Director
Aina Budrevics

Ingrid Little

Sarah Manteuffel (outgoing)