David Gray-Donald is the Publisher of Briarpatch Magazine.

  • Sask Dispatch

    The Fight for $15 in Saskatchewan

    Saskatchewan has the second-lowest minimum wage in the country – but there’s hope in a fledgling fight for a living wage.

  • Magazine

    The Oil Industry’s PR Offensive

    A climate justice journalist heads to the Global Petroleum Show in Calgary to see how the industry is pushing its messages, and who is doing doing the heavy lifting.

  • Magazine

    Be careful with each other

    Why are activists burning out, and what can be done to stop it?

  • Magazine

    Checking in with the oil crowd

    The conference guidebook for the 50th annual Global Petroleum Show tells me we’re here “CELEBRATING THE FUTURE OF ENERGY.” Excuse my skepticism.

  • Blog

    Dear Erin Weir, what are you doing?

    Doubling down in the face of harassment allegations isn’t helping anyone.

  • Magazine

    Socializing and decolonizing Saskatchewan’s oil

    Could a new crown corporation – SaskOil – allow us to wind down the industry, get off oil, keep people employed, and repatriate land, resources, and decision-making to Indigenous peoples?

  • Blog

    Canada’s right-wing rage machine vs. Nora Loreto

    Tracking the work of a loosely coordinated right-wing network that spurred on an enormous public reaction

  • Blog

    Camped out for Justice

    Colten Boushie. Tina Fontaine. Countless others. “Something’s gotta change. Something more than fake promises and words.”

  • Magazine

    Troubling portrait of an oil province

    Review of new film Crude Power: Oil, Money & Influence in Saskatchewan

  • Magazine

    Who Controls the Climate Discourse?

    Do we have a problem imagining carbon neutrality?

  • Blog

    Chasing the National Energy Board out of Montreal

    An interview with activist Alyssa Symons-Belanger after her release from arrest.

  • Magazine

    Against the Pipeline Prerogative

    The National Energy Board is the regulatory body that determines whether (and which) pipelines will pump bitumen across Canada. As an extension of a colonial project that violates Indigenous land and consent, the NEB is up against Indigenous women and their allies leading the fight against pipelines.

  • Blog

    Debriefing Black Lives Matter Toronto’s 15-day occupation (Part 2)

    Part 2 of 2 of an interview with two Black Lives Matter Toronto organizers.

  • Blog

    Debriefing Black Lives Matter Toronto’s 15-day occupation of police headquarters (Part 1)

    Part 1 of 2 of a Q&A with two members of the BLMTO Steering Committee.

  • Blog

    Line 9 and Line 7 Sabotage

    For the fourth time in two months, protesters have disturbed major pipelines.

  • Blog

    Rejecting the Master’s Tools: An Interview with a Line 9 Activist

    David Gray-Donald speaks to one of the activists who was involved in shutting down Line 9 at the Quebec–Ontario border on December 7, 2015.

  • Magazine

    Quebec’s Movement for Economic and Environmental Justice

    Quebec’s social movements are working to wed anti-austerity politics with climate justice.