Krystle Alarcon

Krystle Alarcon is an award-winning, multimedia reporter based in Whitehorse, Yukon. She was nominated for two awards by the Canadian Association of Journalists last year, for her investigative pieces on a prostitute trying to exit the industry in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside and the abuse of temporary foreign workers in Canada. She won an award for the latter. Fluent in French and Tagalog, she enjoys reporting on social justice issues and increasing the representation of minorities in media. She loves cooking, playing with dogs with squashed noses, and trying to spike a volleyball. You can follow her on Twitter @krystlealarconkrystlealarcon.comSoundcloud and Vimeo.

Thousands protest Enbridge in Vancouver: video

BC MP Nathan Cullen was eloquent and inspired, as he spoke of the Harper government bullying "my people."

Some Filipinos blame politics and industry for monster typhoon

As the world turns its eyes on the Philippines after the worst recorded typhoon in history ravaged through the country, Filipinos are pointing fingers at the Harper government for creating the...

Typhoon Haiyan rips off roofs in the Philippines

Filipinos braced themselves for yet another natural catastrophe that will ravage the country until Saturday. Super storm Haiyan, or Yolanda, as it is called in the Philippines, lashed through the...

Filipina women ‘triggered’ by avatar used as bait to catch pedophiles

An online anti-trafficking campaign put together by a Dutch human rights group attracted more than 21,000 men to chat with a virtual 10-year old Filipina girl they named “Sweetie.” A thousand...

Buyout packages allegedly silence Albertans struck with industry-related cancer

Locals living close to oil and gas projects in what is known as Alberta’s Industrial Heartland are not surprised that a recent study found that chemicals in the air cause blood-related cancers. “...
Fighting Kinder Morgan in court

Slew of lawsuits against Kinder Morgan could begin, say lawyers

Kinder Morgan up against "the strength of the Coast Salish First Nations."

Kinder Morgan sued by Coldwater Indian Band for "illegally operating pipeline"

Chief Harold Aljam of the Coldwater Indian Band takes Kinder Morgan to court for operating the Trans Mountain pipeline with an allegedly defunct permit.

Makeshift bomb explodes on Aboriginal blockade, Hereditary Likhts’amisyu chief Toghestiy says

A makeshift bomb exploded last night in the central interior of B.C. where a group of Indigenous people who have set up a blockade against the proposed Enbridge, Kinder Morgan, and Pembina pipelines.

Dr. Bernice King, daughter of Martin Luther King Jr., calls on Canada to "truly empower First Nations"

She was shocked to hear about the pain and suffering Aboriginal people have gone through in Canada's Indian residential school system, Bernice King said.