Mychaylo Prystupa

Mychaylo Prystupa is a long-time news journalist and video producer specializing in energy and the environment. He is also an experienced news photographer.  In his past as a CBC News reporter, he filed more than 1,000 TV and radio stories across Canada, as well as an award-winning violinist documentary for The National in Shanghai, China.  You can follow him on Twitter at: @mychaylo.  Personal website.

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Fossil fuel divestment fever hits UBC and other Canadian campuses

Thirty Canadian universities now have growing divestment campaigns, including the University of Toronto, Simon Fraser University, the University of Victoria and McGill.

Ambassador Doer says Obama risks surge in oil trains by rejecting Keystone XL

Pipeline pitched as good for reducing highway traffic, and avoiding oil-by-rail safety issues.

Squamish council votes down LNG pipeline drill tests

“I’ve been pretty clear that I don’t think this [LNG project] is in the best interests of the community,” said Squamish Mayor Patricia Heintzman.
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Oil prices could push Alberta into recession: think tank

Oil sands expansion halted, and a new Alberta sales tax proposed to stem economic pain
Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq and oil sands pollution

Harper government reacts to NASA's "hottest year on record" statement

Environment Minister's office defends the Harper government's record on fighting climate change, while slamming the Liberals' and NDP's "job-killing carbon tax."
NASA NOAA 2014 hottest on record - NASA image

NASA confirms 2014 hottest on record

"It’s amazing how we continue to see more and more 'hottest years'," says Sierra Club of Canada's John Bennett

Burnaby man loses bid to have Kinder Morgan SLAPP suit dismissed

"What it shows is that people can be intimidated and deterred from actively being involved in protests," said Kinder Morgan lawsuit defendant Alan Dutton.
Kinder Morgan BROKE defendant Alan Dutton BC Supreme Court - Mychaylo Prystupa

“Corporate bullying” on trial: court asked to toss Kinder Morgan lawsuit

"If we don’t fight these kinds of law suits, democracy itself is threatened," says lawsuit defendant Alan Dutton.
President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Stephen Harper - PMO photo

Prime Minister Harper's office reacts to Obama's vow to veto Keystone XL

"Our position on Keystone remains the same: we believe the project should be approved," said Prime Minister Harper's spokesperson.
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B.C. ridings to watch in 2015 election

B.C. will add 6 new federal ridings, with at least two being complete wild cards.