On April 1, 2020, Carl Meyer began covering federal policy for Vancouver and B.C. thanks to a grant from the Local Journalism Initiative and the Government of Canada.
Carl served as Ottawa Bureau Chief at National Observer, where he covered the science and politics of climate change, carbon pollution, the low-carbon economy and the democratic process. Carl has worked at National Observer since 2017 and was previously National Reporter and Interim Managing Editor. During his 11 years in Ottawa he has covered national economic indicators, international trade and foreign policy. Carl is an advocate of the importance of journalism in a free society.
Canadian Ambassador to the United States Kirsten Hillman has “underscored” to both federal and state-level U.S. officials the importance of “energy security and the free flow of resources over our shared border."