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Our fentanyl crisis
Published in The Walrus on December 19, 2016.

How the worst overdose epedemic in Vancouver’s history left the Downtown Eastside to fend for itself
Published in the Georgia Straight newspaper on December 10, 2016.

Heroin prescriptions help Vancouver addicts rebuild their lives
Published in the Toronto Star on February 17, 2016.

In Canada, officials keep close watch on environmental activists
Published at Al Jazeera America on August 5, 2015.

Chasing a crisis: The challenge of caring for Vancouver’s severely mentally ill and addicted (six-part series)
Published in the Georgia Straight newspaper from September 2014 to February 2015.

Former inmate shares his story of B.C. prisons’ revolving doorsPublished in the Georgia Straight newspaper on December 23, 2014.

Vancouver: Giving addicts a fix to keep them off the street
Published at Al Jazeera America on March 24, 2014.

Ottawa takes risks with an over-reliance on solitary confinement in Canadian prisons (three-part series)
Published in the Georgia Straight newspaper through March 2014.

Vancouver Aquarium bucks national trend by keeping whales and dolphins (pdf)
Published in the Georgia Straight newspaper on February 12, 2014.

Drug traffic fuels addiction in Sierra Leone
Published at Al Jazeera English on January 26, 2013.

Youths used as ‘pawns’ in Sierra Leone polls
Published at Al Jazeera English on November 2, 2012.

Demolitions ravage Liberia neighbourhoods
Published at Al Jazeera English on August 2, 2012.

Liberia’s long wait to turn on the lights
Published at Al Jazeera English on June 22, 2012.

Malawians protest a nation in decline (pdf)
Published in the Toronto Star newspaper on September 3, 2011.

For many immigrants, depression’s part of life in Canada (pdf)
Published in the Georgia Straight newspaper on November 26, 2009.

Doctored crops stir Latin American debate (pdf)
Published in the Georgia Straight newspaper on April 16, 2009.

Educated immigrants stuck in survival jobs (pdf)
Published in the Georgia Straight newspaper on April 9, 2009.