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An unprecedented national collaboration between National Observer, The Toronto Star, Global News, the Michener Awards Foundation, the Corporate Mapping Project and four journalism schools investigating the impacts of the oil and gas industry on Canadian communities.
Reports on the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.
An Indigenous economy in B.C.: the new narrative. Produced in collaboration with the Real Estate Foundation of BC, I-SEA, Vancouver Foundation, McConnell Foundation, Vancity, Catherine Donnelly Foundation, Willow Grove Foundation, and the Donner Canadian Foundation. National Observer retains full and final editorial control over the reporting.
There are success stories and emerging giants in Canada's clean technologies sector, spinning benefits for both large urban centres and small rural towns. Produced in collaboration with the Ivey Foundation and I-SEA, this special report tracks Canada's progress to a low carbon future. National Observer retains full and final editorial control over the reporting.
Produced in collaboration with the Echo Foundation, this series focuses on the challenges faced by Inuit in the north as well as what happens when they arrive in Montreal.
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This report takes you behind closed doors to investigate the conversations happening between government and corporations. It is reader-funded through subscriptions.
A series by investigative reporter Bruce Livesey examines the powerful role the Irving family plays in the business, politics and media of New Brunswick and beyond. To fund more investigative reporting on National Observer by Bruce Livesey, please subscribe.
Our award-winning series on the people, places and conflicts on the front lines of resource development in the Alberta oil patch.
In Canada, wildlife face many challenges, as they are hunted, managed, and their food sources and habitats are altered by climate change. This Special Report has received generous funding from readers to pay for reporting on an issue which, like its subjects, is often out of sight and out of mind. Please subscribe or make a donation to ensure their story continues to be told.
Are the stories true? This investigative series digs into the activities and ongoing operations at Canadian-owned mines abroad.
A reporting project in collaboration with United Way of the Lower Mainland follows Syrian refugees' journey through their first year in Canada.
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Planting seeds of peace on the frontline of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
Our latest reporting on the state of media in Canada and beyond. Supporting independent journalism has never been more important. Help us protect it by subscribing or donating today.
Our award-winning team looks at the personalities and policies behind BC's controversial trophy hunt.
An epic story of collaboration between government, First Nations, environmentalists, and industry to save one of the world's largest temperate coastal rainforests. In collaboration with Teck, Inc. Tides Canada and Vancity.
What motivates people to take on the challenge of climate change? Our reporters look at how Canadians are coming up with solutions in our own backyards. If you'd like to see more of this reporting, please subscribe.
Reporting on one of the most distressing humanitarian crises of our time, we've taken you into refugee camps from Greece to France.
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Funding from 'Reports from the Energy Battlegrounds' helped provide some of the resources that powered National Observer's live coverage of Canada's participation in COP21.
Suspended senator Mike Duffy's redacted diary entries reveal fascinating clues to his relationship with Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Enbridge. A National Observer exclusive partially funded by 'Reports from the Energy Battlegrounds.
This project was inspired by the work of Kina, a Canadian-based charity that supports girls to stay in school in rural Nepal.
A plan by the Metro Vancouver regional authority would have taxpayers spending half a billion public dollars on an incinerator to solve the region’s garbage problem. Would that send Vancouver's Greenest City aspirations up in smoke?
Gravel mining of The Fraser River is a window into how British Columbia's government makes decisions about complex environmental issues. This Special Report investigates money, power, politics, and more.
This special report investigates how Europe is responding to racism and the rise of the far-right.
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British Columbians go to the polls for a general election on May 9. National Observer brings you the inside scoop about all the issues and hot topics you need to know. This special report is sponsored by National Observer subscribers like you.
Coverage of the NDP leadership campaign
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