Mike Chisholm

Mike Chisholm has worked across the country as a broadcast journalist and producer with CBC television and radio, CTV and as the national Atlantic correspondent for Global TV. He is a recipient of both a Jack Webster Journalism Award and an RTNDA award for his reporting. His focus with The Vancouver Observer is environmental and political reporting.

Metro Van continues to make its controversial case for incineration

Weaved in with stories about Europe's challenges with recycling at a forum hosted by Metro Vancouver on Tuesday, waste management experts from the Netherlands and the UK made subtle recommendations...
Ian Young, South China Morning Post

As "global super-rich" buy sweet security of Vancouver homes, outrage over rising prices and accusations of racism

“We’re an immigrant nation. So to say that immigrants are somehow impacting the marketplace is beginning to sound suspiciously awkward to me," BC realtor says.

Vancouver must tackle foreign home ownership problem head on: Sandy Garossino

"This is a boiling issue ... but has been remarkably suppressed in Vancouver ... largely because charges of racism have stifled this very important debate.”

Bob Rennie at Urban Development Institute addresses future of Vancouver housing market

Greater Vancouver’s over-55 demographic is sitting on $163.4 billion in clear title housing. What will be the impact of $163.4 billion in equity in the hands of an aging population in our marketplace?

Fight to provide greater protection of 'at risk' Coastal Douglas fir tree fails in BC

Environmental groups in British Columbia have failed in their attempt to force the BC government to provide greater protection for ‘at-risk’ Coastal Douglas Fir trees and the vital ecosystems around...

BC Chamber of Commerce rejects Metro Van incineration and waste-flow control plan

“All viable options have not been on the table. And we’re convinced that our region can, and must, do better.”

Citizens unleash constitutional challenge against Kinder Morgan NEB pipeline review

“We’re here in defence of the public’s right to speak about matters that affect them now and in the years to come.”

BC Hydro's stern letter shakes up business case for Metro Van's proposed incinerator

BC Hydro's letter prompts some Metro Vancouver directors to push for a review of the business case for the $517-million incinerator.

Tsleil-Waututh to take legal action to block Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion

"We are not people who fight. But we will do whatever we can to protect these lands and waters.”

Metro Vancouver's proposed incinerator fails economic and environmental test: critics

"The province has to step in. This has gone beyond the taxpayers of metro Vancouver."