Author: Siobhan Mullally

Every Day Eco-Heroes – Autumn Peltier

In celebration of this upcoming Earth Day on April 22, we are excited to be creating this series in collaboration with Earth Day Canada. The theme of this year’s celebration was launched yesterday, and is centered around eco-anxiety and turning that feeling into action. As such, we created the “Every […]

The Last of the Atlantic Caribou

The Very Last of the Atlantic Caribou

I found her on my third day, a speck of honey and cream lost in the shimmering savannas atop Mont Albert, Quebec. Through my camera lens I saw a robust and healthy coat, a head without antlers but with the unmistakable contours of the Woodland caribou, her face calm and […]

Our Environmental Origin Story

We all have a different reason why we became environmentalists. For some of us, it is a lived experience, for others, it is through education, or by being inspired by the actions of others. In this piece, A\J employees Siobhan Mullally and Alex Goddard take a look back to what […]

Book Review: Mining Country: A History of Canada’s Mines and Miners

When MiningWatch Canada started up in 1999, we all hoped that our work would challenge the industry-dominated discourse about mining and smelting in Canada.  We were determined to see academics, journalists, and popular publishers expose the enormous externalized costs of the metals extracted in this country to workers, indigenous peoples, […]

Awards Given and Torches Passed

“Across the deep blue waters, the shadow of Newfoundland looms closely. Follow the waterfalls to the bottom of the rocky cliffs where waves crash and tidal pools swirl restlessly. The remains of past lives lie on these shores, hidden only to those who don’t know what to look for. Pieces […]