Amirah El-Safty

Amirah El-Safty is a freelance writer based in Toronto whose work has appeared in The Walrus, This Magazine, and the National Post.  She will be writing about environmental and political issues for the Vancouver Observer. 

Public hearings begin on proposed oil sands mining expansion

Public hearings concerning Shell’s Jackpine Mine Expansion project begin today in Fort McMurray. A coalition of three groups (Pembina Institute, Alberta Wilderness Association and Fort McMurray...