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Alexis Stoymenoff

Alexis Stoymenoff covered environmental policy and sustainability issues for the Vancouver Observer from 2011-2012. Prior to VO, she worked in print, online news, radio and television. She has also traveled to India and Thailand for documentary projects. Alexis is a graduate of UBC School of Journalism, and she's also a former treeplanter with a passion for all things wild and green. In June 2012, she left VO to work in communications for a local environmental group.

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Articles

Mar 10th, 2013
Canada is one of the only jurisdictions in the world that allows private, foreign ownership of public oil resources. Norway has held more tightly to its public resources. With a world-class pension...
Mar 8th, 2013
When asked if she always wanted to be in business, the founder and former president of Body Shop Canada, Margot Franssen laughs and says no. She was a party girl in high school, she says,and after...
Mar 7th, 2013
Respected economist Robyn Allan, former CEO of the Insurance Corporation of BC (ICBC), has said the country’s move towards an oil-based economy will have severe effects on sectors like manufacturing—...
Feb 27th, 2013
“It’s a wild salmon economy here,” said Taylor Bachrach, the Mayor of Smithers, in describing the Bulkley Valley. “People fly here from all over the world in October and November to fly fish for...
Feb 27th, 2013
The tourism industry relies on BC’s “super, natural” landscape to attract visitors, so they have a particular interest in protecting the province’s pristine wilderness. Evan Loveless, Executive...
Feb 2nd, 2013
"As soon as I see name-calling or denigration, I ask, ‘What are they trying to hide?’”
Jun 18th, 2012
Enbridge. Northern Gateway. TransCanada. Keystone XL. You've heard the names. You've seen the headlines. But what is the controversy all about? To understand the players, the issues and why they...
Jun 18th, 2012
The visionary CEO of Women Moving Millions shares the inspirational story of how she went from finance to philanthropy.
oil pipeline
Jun 6th, 2012
What rights do landowners have when pipeline companies want access to their property? Not very many, it seems.
Jun 5th, 2012
Many of the groups opposing Northern Gateway aren’t led by stereotypical environmentalists—but some say the polarized debate is leading to “infuriating” assumptions and labeling.
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