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When I started reporting on the environment for the Calgary Herald back in 2007, it was hard to imagine the way Canada’s media landscape would be transformed in the next decade. Between 2010 and 2016, 225 weekly and 27 daily newspapers closed in Canada. But even before this latest downward spiral, Canadian journalism was in…

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Justin Trudeau science Trans Mountain pipeline

Ottawa’s call for new science review says a lot about Trans Mountain safety claims

In the absence of sound science on the risks of the pipeline, government has a...

NOAA Right Whale

New rules aim to protect Gulf of St. Lawrence right whales from extinction

Not since the days of whaling had so many North Atlantic right whales died in...

Chief Roland Willson

‘You take us off the land, and you destroy a piece of who we are’

New book Breaching the Peace details how the Site C dam has impacted Treaty 8...

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