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.
A recent poll shows an overwhelming majority of Newfoundland and Labrador residents want to see a transition away from fossil fuels. But the province is handing over hundreds of millions of dollars to the struggling industry.