Munisha Tumato

Munisha Tumato is a Vancouver-based journalist with an interest in food justice, land access, the environment and issues around gender and race. She's a graduate of the UBC School of Journalism.

Toxic waste facility would be "catastrophe" for Fraser River: Sto:lo advisor

It’s an innocuous bridge, not pretty to look at, but vital: the Vedder Bridge connects the cities of Abbotsford and Chilliwack over the Vedder Canal, which flows into the Fraser River. If a new...
Fraser River near Chilliwack, near proposed hazardous waste facility

First Nation invokes Tsilhqot'in to stop toxins in Fraser River

The Sto:lo First Nation have joined a fight against the building of a hazardous waste recycling facility on the banks of the Fraser river, by reminding the province that they would be wise to...

Metro Van garbage plan: green or green wash?

Metro Vancouver is soliciting feedback from the public on the Integrated Solid Waste and Integrated Resource Management Plan until July 14th. Send in your thoughts on the plan and...

What should Vancouver do about its garbage?

Burn, bury, or reduce our waste to zero? Over the next six months, Vancouver has some hard decisions to make about garbage. Introducing Earth Matter's series on how and where we'll be throwing it "awa