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Nick Fillmore

An award-winning investigative reporter and a founder of the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ), Nick was a news editor and producer with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation for more than 20 years.

One of the founders of Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE), he was involved in helping press freedom organizations in developing countries for several years. 

Early in his career, Nick was publisher/editor of The 4th Estate newspaper in Halifax, worked with Reuters in London, Canadian Press in Toronto, and was one of the editors of THIS magazine. Nick is also the author of Maritime Radical: The Life and Times of Roscoe Fillmore. 

Now based in Toronto, Nick is a freelance journalist and activist. Comments welcome at:


Jun 12th, 2013
With the next federal election a little more than two years away, it is time we started asking the Liberals and New Democrats what kind of government they will deliver if either one can bounce the...
May 22nd, 2013
The global warming deniers are at it again, and it is high time that the environmental movement in Canada and the United States launched an organized campaign to expose these scientific community...
Apr 11th, 2013
One of the champions of Canada’s right-wing corporate elite is finally calling it quits. Gwyn Morgan, 66, is stepping down in May as Board Chairman of SNC-Lavalin, the troubled, giant...
Apr 3rd, 2013
Condolences and praise poured in for former Alberta Premier Ralph Klein, who passed away on Friday, March 29, at the age of 70. "We remember what a force of personality he was, how driven he was, how...
Feb 18th, 2013
A vote for Liberal candidate Joyce Murray is a vote for party co-operation against Harper.
Sep 3rd, 2012
If an election were held today, which party do you think will win? The answer might surprise you.
Feb 15th, 2012
Heading into the final weeks of the NDP leadership race, the candidates still have not debated the most important challenge facing society -- the destructive force of modern-day capitalism. NDP...
Feb 2nd, 2012
Some NDP leadership candidates say they're serious about winning, yet show no interest in any sort of alliance with the Liberal and Greens to oust Stephen Harper.
Jan 4th, 2012
 The Coca-Cola Company has put on a happy face for the North American public by pledging to help protect the iconic polar bear while, at the same time, continuing to be one of the worst...
Dec 3rd, 2011
The challenge the Occupy posed is too big to ignore. And so are the forces working against us.
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