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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.


Apr 15th, 2014
Just days after the city of Kitimat soundly rejected the Northern Gateway pipeline project, the citizens of Nanaimo have sent a clear message to Metro Vancouver over a proposal for a garbage...
Apr 11th, 2014
The City of Coquitlam is latest municipality to ask tough questions about waste-to-energy incineration strategy.
Apr 7th, 2014
Delays, rising costs and increasing risks have killed a Wheelabrator incineration project in Norfolk, England, a regional centre 200 kilometers northeast of London. The regional county council met in...
Apr 4th, 2014
Already home to a pulp mill and an animal rendering plant, Nanaimo's Duke Point could be the site of a possible garbage incinerator to burn waste barged over from the Vancouver area.
Monica Wilson, Gaia International, San Francisco
Mar 31st, 2014
VO digs deep into Metro Vancouver's garbage story. A summary of twenty articles. More to come.
Mar 25th, 2014
“It's a sinkhole,” Jordan Bateman of the Canadian Taxpayer Foundation told the Vancouver Observer. “We don’t think this deal is good for taxpayers. It entrenches the need for waste. We also have...
Mar 21st, 2014
“It’s been an economic and environmental sinkhole for the city,” Detroit zero waste advocate Ahmina Maxey said.
Mar 18th, 2014
Metro Vancouver called Paris's incinerator “one of the best facilities on the continent.” Last week, it was being blamed as helping to cause heavy layer of smog.
Mar 13th, 2014
Public officials who go on incinerator tours in Europe come back convinced that waste-to-energy incineration is the way to go.
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