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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Harper’s Canada: An environmental policy fact sheet

Part two of our series outlining key events and current issues in Canadian politics. Here’s how our environmental policy is shaping the political narrative, both at home and abroad.

Harper's Canada: Fact sheets exploring Conservative government policy

To help Canadians understand what's been going on in our federal government, here's your guide to our series of cheat sheets on today's Conservative politics.

Harper’s Canada: A public safety and privacy fact sheet

Here’s part three of our series outlining recent events and issues in Canadian politics. This time, how shifts in crime and public safety legislation are creating controversy.

Harper’s Canada: A Conservative government policy fact sheet

Having trouble keeping track of what Canada's federal government is up to? Here's part one in a series outlining key events and issues that have defined Canadian politics over the past several months.

“Dirty Oil Diplomacy” report sheds light on international oil sands advocacy

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Discriminatory laws against unwed mothers leave Lost Canadian Ken Smith out in the cold

As the world celebrates progress on International Women's Day, Lost Canadians born out of wedlock face gender discrimination due to outdated citizenship laws.

At oil sands film screening, panelists call on B.C. to refuse pipeline

A panel of pipeline opponents address key oilsands-related concerns between screenings of David Lavallee's feature documentary, "White Water, Black Gold".

CODEPINK co-founder Jodie Evans on women in activism

North America's leading female activist says women are "first responders" when it comes to standing up for peace and justice.

#Robocall roundup: election scandal sparks twitter frenzy

A re-cap of the latest headlines, tweets and spoofs circulating the web over the ongoing robo-call scandal.

International Women's Day 2012 profiles of exceptional impact and achievement

Women make up over half of the world's population. But millions of women around the globe continue to face formidable challenges in their daily lives. From violence and sexual abuse to workplace...