Alexis Stoymenoff

Alexis Stoymenoff covered environmental policy and sustainability issues for the Vancouver Observer from 2011-2012. Prior to VO, she worked in print, online news, radio and television. She has also traveled to India and Thailand for documentary projects. Alexis is a graduate of UBC School of Journalism, and she's also a former treeplanter with a passion for all things wild and green. In June 2012, she left VO to work in communications for a local environmental group.

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Are Canada’s environmental elders backing down from the fight?

Recent blogs from environmental leaders like David Suzuki cast an ominous shadow on the decades-old green movement. Will the new generation overcome?

Pro-oil side M.I.A. at Board of Change pipeline panel

Panelists Rafe Mair, Rex Weyler and Art Steritt all agree on one thing: pipelines and tankers make no business sense for British Columbia.

Master Mariner responds to Comox Captain’s Enbridge pipeline critique

A West Vancouver mariner shares his response to Captain Mal Walsh’s letter, which previously described Enbridge’s tanker plans as a “train wreck waiting to happen”.

350.org's anonymous oil sands photo highlights worker struggles

An anonymous oil sands employee shares a vision for a clean energy future, suggesting workers in the industry do their jobs because don't have a choice. Not everyone agrees.

AltaGas confirms 35-metre pipeline oil spill on Hobbema land

An oil spill has been confirmed in the small First Nations community of Hobbema, Alberta, after a farmer reported hearing a loud bang 10 days ago. A spokesperson from AltaGas Ltd. confirmed Wednesday...

Enbridge shareholder meeting protest #FreedomTrain

After a cross-Canada tour, the Yinka Dene Alliance joins hundreds of supporters in Toronto for the final Freedom Train protest. We're keeping up with the action via Twitter.

Freedom Train arrives in Toronto ready to storm Enbridge AGM

First Nations and supporters from across Canada are gearing up to bring their pipeline and tanker concerns to Enbridge’s annual shareholders meeting.

Tides Canada recognized as leader in transparency and governance

Despite ongoing attacks over foreign funding and political activity, the respected organization was one of several charities honoured by nonprofit Imagine Canada.

Oil threatens culture and wildlife in Gitga'at Nation's remote and beautiful territory

Rainforests, salmon and Spirit Bears: the isolated northern BC community of Hartley Bay provides an example of what's at stake when it comes to oil and gas.

Northern BC oil spill: Coast Guard's alleged 'gone fishing' response sparks outrage

Coast Guard staff sent to assess a Northern BC oil spill were caught on video fishing from their boat—a response the Gitga'at Nation says is "disgraceful".