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BMC

Heading into the remote Selkirks for five days to climb and write about Brad Harrison’s summer mountaineering camp

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Angels on Horseback

I was down at the BC Shellfish Festival last weekend researching a story for Salt Magazine on one of my favorite food topics – oysters. What raw and still living organism other than oysters will people line up for more … Continue reading

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When Old Guys Build Trail

Photographer Steve Ogle and I had the pleasure of hanging out with Al Munday and Terry Lewis, two guys who form the core of the River Rats – 60-something dudes that are making a huge impact on the mountain bike … Continue reading

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Northern Lights Award/Western Canada Magazine Awards

Exciting news! My story Waiting for Fair Weather, a collaboration with photographer Steve Ogle that appeared in British Columbia Magazine last winter , netted a Northern Lights Award from the Canadian Tourism Commission for which they flrew me to New … Continue reading

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Carbon offsets in BC

Check out one of my recent stories on the troubled market for buying and selling carbon offsets in BC http://www.bcbusiness.ca/natural-resources/certifying-bcs-forests-for-carbon-credits

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BC Business story April 2013

Check out one of my recent stories about the troubled market for buying and selling carbon offsets in British Columbia Continue reading

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Mt. Fairweather Epic

In May, Steve Ogle, Dean Wagner and I spent two weather bound weeks, with – 40 C temps and ferocious winds,¬†waiting for a window to ascend Mt. Fairweather, the remote peak straddling the Alaska-BC border. At 15,300 feet it’s the … Continue reading

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New articles

See my recently published piece in Coast Mountain Culture’s Summer 2011 issue, On The Line, that explores the potential impacts of the Northern Gateway pipeline and oil tankers on BC’s coast. www.coastmountainculture.com In the British Columbia Magazine’s 2011 Summer issue … Continue reading

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Environmental Assessment in BC is Weak

At a time when high metal prices have sparked a boom in mineral exploration, B.C. needs a robust environmental assessment process. Check out my piece in in the November 24, 2011 issue of the Georgia Straight to find out what … Continue reading

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Recent releases

A, shall we say, prolonged absence from my news blog page but it doesn’t mean I haven’t been busy. In the November issue of Avenue Magazine I delved into the crossroads between risk and adventure. Check it out at www.avenuecalgary.com/articles/risky-business-the-correlation-between-risk-taking-in-sports-and-in-business

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