John Woodside covers federal policy for Vancouver and B.C. thanks to a grant from the Local Journalism Initiative and the Government of Canada.
Previously he covered energy with allNewBrunswick and allNewfoundlandLabrador, with a particular focus on Muskrat Falls, nuclear power, and the Irving group of companies. Prior to that he worked with Cited Media and with foreign policy news outfit OpenCanada. He is a graduate of the University of British Columbia’s Master of Journalism program.
The comments came during a press conference Wednesday, when the Green Party leader discussed Tuesday night’s emergency federal council meeting. It’s understood that meeting was called to set a date for a non-confidence vote, but that plan was squashed.