Mychaylo Prystupa

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

FEDERAL ELECTION: The nation's high-stakes poker game

FEDERAL ELECTION: The nation's high-stakes poker game

Fast forward to Oct. 20 — the morning after the longest federal election in history, and Canada has just woken up to a hung parliament. No party has a majority of federal seats. Experts suggest a...
BC wildfire haze in Vancouver - Vancouver Observer - Mychaylo Prystupa

B.C. wildfire haze in Vancouver [SPECIAL VIDEO FEATURE]

Special Vancouver Observer video feature about what's behind the wildfire haze in Vancouver, the health concerns, and the climate change worries.   Video shot and produced by Mychaylo Prystupa...
Justin Trudeau Vancouver environment climate change beach - Mychaylo Prystupa

Trudeau's climate change target won't be ready for Paris UN summit

Federal leader Justin Trudeau suggested Monday that his party would not determine Canada's emissions reduction target until well after a U.N. climate summit in Paris, where the world will meet to...
grizzly bears Great Bear Rainforest - Ian McAllister

Coastal grizzly hunt territories eyed for purchase by First Nations, enviros

Two massive guide outfitting bear-hunt territories —one in the north and one in the south —appear to have willing sellers for the first time in years, leading to the tantalizing possibility for...
Alan Dutton anti-SLAPP Kinder Morgan NDP bill - Mychaylo Prystupa

Kinder Morgan Burnaby Mountain fight goes to B.C. legislature

A Burnaby pipeline critic and retiree  was hit with a lawsuit by Kinder Morgan last fall. He's renewing his battle —this time in the B.C. legislature, with the NDP introducing a so-called "anti-...
Premier Christy Clark LNG Gordon Wilson Gitxsan - Mychaylo Prystupa

Premier Clark's LNG announcement marred by northern skirmish

"No pipelines will cross our territory. We will protect our territories," yelled a Gitxsan leader at a northern LNG meeting, on the same day Premier Clark inked project agreement with Petronas.
Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq - CP Photo

Ottawa alters climate targets, but protects oil sands

The federal environment minister Leona Aglukkaq announced a plan to cut greenhouse gases that does not include actions against the oil sands —the largest source of Canada's climate warming...
Senate Scandal, Charity audits, CRA, Duffy Diaries, Duffy trial

Duffy connected charity critic to lucrative industry cash

Star witness attacking charities plays star role in Duffy's Diaries.  But what does it mean? Read the whole story on the National Observer
Alberta NDP Premier elect Rachel Notley - National Observer

Alberta NDP Premier-elect could spoil Northern Gateway

The historic NDP majority government victory in Alberta Tuesday night has cost Enbridge an important ally in its beleaguered push to build the controversial Northern Gateway pipeline: an Alberta...