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  • Oil refinery in St John, NB

    Checkup Energy East pipeline will affect more than the economy, photographer

    by Ayesha Barmania

    Robert van Waarden is a photojournalist who traveled the full route of the Energy East pipeline in 2014, armed with a film camera. He captured the faces and the stories of those living in the direct path of the proposed development, to hear how they felt about this.

    Posted: Feb 07, 2016 10:59 AM
    Last Updated: Feb 07, 2016 11:17 AM
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  • Low Priced Oil

    Checkup Expert explains the fall of the 'petro-loonie'

    by Cross Country Checkup

    With the price of oil per barrel at a 12-year low and barely reflected in the price at the pump, Checkup asked expert forecaster Jackie Forrest about why exactly that is, and how it relates to the low value of the loonie.

    Posted: Jan 18, 2016 7:27 PM read comments audio
  • Kiki Wood, National Director of the Canadian Youth Climate Coalition

    CHECKUP 'This isn't a future problem, this is a problem right now,' says youth climate advocate

    by Cross Country Checkup

    Kiki Wood is representing the youth voice at the Paris climate change conference (COP21). She is advocating for leaders to consider the younger generations. Early in our program, Kiki's mother, Wendy, called in and told Checkup about her daughter's initiatives. We heard it from Kiki herself.

    Posted: Nov 29, 2015 9:05 PM
    Last Updated: Dec 10, 2015 3:33 PM
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