- The privilege of pandemic private jets. How wealthy Canadians travelled during COVID-19
- How Bitcoin’s carbon footprint could be offset by blockchain’s green applications
- Speaking with Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya
- PPE litter – the other ‘plague’
- Worshipping in a pandemic
- Brexit: The End of the Beginning
- Apple Maps’ Crimea border shift highlights role of online map providers in defining statehood
- When covering a story changes the story
- Is flight shaming the next climate change conversation?
- Normandy school renamed after New Brunswick D-Day hero
Category Archives: WRITING
My interview with Belarus opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, who is in exile in Lithuania.
She speaks about her husband’s incarceration, life in exile, and Canada’s support for the opposition movement.
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Tech giant Apple recently changed the borders of Crimea for users of Apple Maps in Russia.
The border shift is highlighting the role of online map providers, including Google and Microsoft, in defining accepted international frontiers and sovereignty.
Read more here: http://globalnews.ca/news/6306941/apple-maps-crimea-statehood/
How a Normandy village chose to recognise the bravery of Canadian solider Pte. Louis Valmont Roy on D-Day. His sister and nephew travelled from Canada to unveil the new school name, 75 years after the soldier’s death.
Watch the full story here: https://globalnews.ca/news/5367370/normandy-school-renamed-new-brunswick-d-day-hero/
At first glance, Cork would seem the perfect place for the Irving family to get their feet wet on the eastern side of the Atlantic.
Irving Oil’s home city of Saint John (not to be confused with St John’s, Newfoundland) lies on the southern coast of the small Canadian province of New Brunswick.
Saint John often plays second fiddle to the provincial capital of Fredericton, and it has its own distinctive character, climate and attitude.
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My last assignment for CBC News after seven years with Canada’s national broadcaster. Below are the radio file and a link to the written piece.
It was a rare privilege to witness such a powerful moment.
Watch the video and read their story here: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/sisters-reunion-fredericton-south-africa-1.3642701
More than one-fifth of the money paid to veterans by the federal government for prescribed drugs in the fiscal year 2015-16 went toward medical cannabis. That’s up from just 0.5 per cent in 2013-14.
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Two mothers say their children had to move schools after the result of a teacher discipline case was not made public.
A 2014 study of historical earthquakes in the area surrounding Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station, and a change to how NB Power calculates earthquake probabilities, has triggered a reassessment of seismic hazards at the power plant.