Alyssa Arbuckle, photograph by Tracy Giesz-Ramsay, June 2018

Who owns knowledge?

"Their profit margins are bigger than oil and gas. Most people don’t know this,” explains Alyssa Arbuckle, Associate Director of a digital humanities lab at the University of Victoria.
Jim Anderson is the Philip S. Weld professor of chemistry at Harvard.

A Harvard University climate change expert talks with National Observer about the future

Jim Anderson is the Philip S. Weld professor of chemistry at Harvard, a "titanic force" behind saving the planet from disintegration of the ozone layer. We need to stop all fossil fuel emissions if we want to prevent irreversible climate change. Expanding a pipeline to transport fossil fuels is not a step in the right direction, he says.
Justin Trudeau, Sandy Garossino, Ottawa, Kinder Morgan

Trudeau's toughest challenge

Yet even if Kinder Morgan clears the hurdle of a First Nations court challenge and First Nations activism, it must then confront formidable opposition from BC environmental activists. For better or worse, not every goal a government sets is politically achievable.

Letting spirit speak through

Reporter Emilee Gilpin traveled to the central coast of B.C., to Nuxalk territories, to learn about the Nuxalk Nation's apprenticeship program. Here, she shares some of her personal experiences, travelling, questioning and trying to tell stories "in a good way."