8 Sep 2015

Atkinson Series Part 4: Alberta’s oilsands workers lead a patch-work life

They’re the “shadow population” of Alberta’s oilsands region — drawn by high salaries to travel far from home and work gruelling shifts while living in temporary camps. Read more >
8 Sep 2015

Atkinson Series Part 3: Climate concerns present growing obstacle to oilsands development

Environmental activists are gaining ground in their fight against Alberta’s oilsands and their greenhouse gas... Read more >
8 Sep 2015

Atkinson Series Part 2: First Nations bear the risks of oilsands development

Aboriginal communities fear environmental contamination and health problems related to oilsands mining, but say few... Read more >
8 Sep 2015

Atkinson Series Part 1: Alberta’s oilsands trade-off

Despite plummeting oil prices and climate concerns, extraction of Alberta’s oilsands is expected to increase in... Read more >
27 Sep 2014

Atkinson Series Part 4: Can Canada duplicate its boat people rescue with Syrian refugees?

Three Canadians involved the 1979 resettlement of boat people hope to reconjure that mix policy and compassion to help... Read more >