Andrew Nikiforuk

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Name: Andrew Nikiforuk
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Call for wake-up on LNG

It’s time for a wake up call when it comes to examining the extraction and export of shale gas – also known as fracked gas – from British Columbia, according to award-winning author and journalist Andrew Nikiforuk.Nikiforuk is speaking next Thursday (Sept. ... [Published Squamish Chief - 17 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Full text of Canada-China FIPA and Explanatory Memorandum | The Hook

An analysis by Andrew Nikiforuk of Prime Minister Stephen Harper's recent dealings with China has drawn intense interest, garnering within several days nearly 7,000 Facebook recommends and tweeted over 400 times. The opinion piece, published on the Tyee ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Last Stop for High Profile Fracking Suit: Supreme Court

In striking Ernst appeal, Alberta court wraps blanket of immunity around regulator.Albertan Jessica Ernst: Attempting to hold Alberta's energy regulator responsible for fracking damage to her land.The Alberta Court of Appeal has effectively ruled that ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Breaking Down the Harm to Canada Done by Treaty with China

Here is the warning against FIPA an expert gave Harper two years ago.Osgoode law professor Gus Van Harten: 'Deeply concerned about implications for Canada of the Canada-China investment treaty.'[Editor's note: Gus Van Harten, a global authority on investment ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Cochrane Ideas presents 4 speakers

Cochrane IDEAS, a monthly discussion group covering a wide range of topics, is entering its 15th year. To celebrate its long run, four speakers responsible for the organization’s beginning in October 2000 and its continuation since, will highlight IDEAS ... [Published Cochrane Times - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola outbreak: Lessons from the hot zone

My Tyee colleague Andrew Nikiforuk has a long article today: Ebola Outbreak: Lessons from the Hot Zone. Excerpt:No real international response to the outbreak occurred until ebola starting infecting American aid workers. In Africa, it still takes a sick ... [Published H5N1 - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola Outbreak: Lessons from the Hot Zone

Globalization, deforestation, explosive growth, bats. This terrible epidemic has many technicians.The death toll for ebola is around 2,300 and rising. Map photo via Shutterstock.Just after Anthony Fauci, director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Sep 10 2014]
Entities: Virus, Ebola, Epidemic
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

A Big Summer Story You Missed: Soaring Oil Debt

Returns diminish as energy companies resort to higher-cost, higher-risk hydrocarbons.Over 100 of the world's largest energy companies are running out of cash. Photo of Keystone pipeline in Nebraska by Shannon Ramos . Creative Commons licensed.Some of ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Mount Polley Tailings Pond Failure

A Wake-up Call for Canada’s Mining Industry By David Suzuki NASA’s Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8 captured a view of the aftermath of the breach on August 5, 2014. When a tailings pond broke at the Mount Polley gold and copper mine in ... [Published Ecology Global Network - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

An Earthly Idea: Giant lessons from tiny bugs

I was certain that the Dillon Ranger District was wrong about lodgepole pine being the natural climax vegetation for Summit County. So I went to the library to find books on what kinds of trees were in our forests historically. Instead, I found a book ... [Published Summit Daily News - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Mr. Nuttall Goes to Ottawa (Thanks to You)

Meet The Tyee's new reader-funded reporter on Parliament Hill.Jeremy Nuttall is the new Tyee Parliament Hill reporter, funded by members of the Tyee's Builder program . Photo: Christopher Grabowski.Allow us to proudly introduce Jeremy Nuttall, the ace ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Aug 18 2014]
First reported May 23 2014 - Updated May 23 2014 - 1 reports

‘A Government Of Thugs’: How Canada Treats Environmental Journalists

I attempted to enter Canada on a Tuesday, flying into the small airport at Fort McMurray, Alberta, waiting for my turn to pass through customs. “What brings you to Fort Mac?” a Canada Border Services Agency official asked. “I’m a journalist,” I said. ... [Published Think Progress - May 23 2014]

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Call for wake-up on LNG [Published Squamish Chief - 17 hours ago]
Full text of Canada-China FIPA and Explanatory ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Sep 16 2014]
Last Stop for High Profile Fracking Suit: Supre... [Published TheTyee.ca - Sep 16 2014]
Breaking Down the Harm to Canada Done by Treaty... [Published TheTyee.ca - Sep 15 2014]
Cochrane Ideas presents 4 speakers [Published Cochrane Times - Sep 11 2014]
Ebola outbreak: Lessons from the hot zone [Published H5N1 - Sep 10 2014]
Ebola Outbreak: Lessons from the Hot Zone [Published TheTyee.ca - Sep 10 2014]
A Big Summer Story You Missed: Soaring Oil Debt [Published TheTyee.ca - Aug 29 2014]
Mount Polley Tailings Pond Failure [Published Ecology Global Network - Aug 27 2014]
An Earthly Idea: Giant lessons from tiny bugs [Published Summit Daily News - Aug 22 2014]
Mr. Nuttall Goes to Ottawa (Thanks to You) [Published TheTyee.ca - Aug 18 2014]
The Canadian Government Doesn’t Let Its Meteoro... [Published Think Progress - May 28 2014]
‘A Government Of Thugs’: How Canada Treats Envi... [Published Think Progress - May 23 2014]
Keystone XL enemy of sustainability [Published Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - May 01 2014]
Plagued With High Cancer Rates, One Tar Sands C... [Published Think Progress - Apr 02 2014]
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Ebola outbreak: Lessons from the hot zone [Published H5N1 - Sep 10 2014]
My Tyee colleague Andrew Nikiforuk has a long article today: Ebola Outbreak: Lessons from the Hot Zone. Excerpt:No real international response to the outbreak occurred until ebola starting infecting American aid workers. In Africa, it still takes a sick ...
Mount Polley Tailings Pond Failure [Published Ecology Global Network - Aug 27 2014]
A Wake-up Call for Canada’s Mining Industry By David Suzuki NASA’s Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8 captured a view of the aftermath of the breach on August 5, 2014. When a tailings pond broke at the Mount Polley gold and copper mine in ...
The Canadian Government Doesn’t Let Its Meteoro... [Published Think Progress - May 28 2014]
A Canadian scientist protests deep cuts and restrictions to their industry by the Stephen Harper administration on July 10, 2012 in Ottawa, Canada. CREDIT: Shutterstock A spokesperson for Canada’s federal government has confirmed that meteorologists ...
‘A Government Of Thugs’: How Canada Treats Envi... [Published Think Progress - May 23 2014]
I attempted to enter Canada on a Tuesday, flying into the small airport at Fort McMurray, Alberta, waiting for my turn to pass through customs. “What brings you to Fort Mac?” a Canada Border Services Agency official asked. “I’m a journalist,” I said. ...
Plagued With High Cancer Rates, One Tar Sands C... [Published Think Progress - Apr 02 2014]
Dr. John O’Connor can’t forget the cancer patients he’s seen. The quiet school bus driver who tried to hide his jaundice from his wife. The traditional elderly man who came to the examining room “yellow, almost green” and died the day after his operation. ...
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