Dear TSRP Backers:
WATCH IT HERE!
Today, Al Jazeera did a report on Canada's upcoming federal election, the oil industry and the media.
National Observer's lead investigative reporter, Bruce Livesey,... Read more
1 year anniversary
I just received a note from Kickstarter telling me that it has been a year since The Tar Sands Reporting Project was funded.
Kickstarter suggested I write you... Read more
Kickstarter features Tar Sands Reporting Project in its Canadian Yearbook!
Dear Tar Sands Reporting Project Backers,
This made my day yesterday and I wanted to share it with you.
Just wanted to drop you a line to say... Read more
Your dollars at work on "a very, very, very serious issue." (Archbishop Desmond Tutu)
"The oil sands are emblematic of an era that must end," Bishop Desmond Tutu declared at a conference in Fort McMurray last month. And then, he gave another... Read more
Your dollars at work: Kitimat says "No!"
Last night, emotions ran high in the Kitimat, B.C. and your dollars were hard at work telling a big story in a small town.
Enbridge loses the Kitimat... Read more
Your dollars at work: Mychaylo, Kitimat, Alberta health impacts
To give a quick update, your support meant we could afford to hire Mychaylo Prystupa to write for The Tar Sands Reporting Project. Mychaylo's filed more than 1,000... Read more
And now for those Kickstarter Rewards...
#TarSandsReportingProject is more than just a hashtag.
Thanks to you, the Tar Sands Reporting Project is already underway. Our environmental reporting team is taking a quick break to sign some... Read more
Another $5k on table if we can get 420 more backers.
You did it! You got us to 580 backers.
If we get up to 1,000 backers before the campaign ends, we've been promised an additional $5,000 pledge. Pledges of $1... Read more
If 500 pledge $1 each, we get $5,000
Over the weekend, a funder stepped forward and pledged an additional $5,000, if 500 people pledge even $1 each to The Tar Sands Reporting Project.
If you feel moved to... Read more
Help us get there before Christmas!
Thank you all for supporting The Tar Sands Reporting Project! Today Margaret Atwood tweeted about us, so we reached all sorts of new people! (Welcome!) Last week, Grimes... Read more
Help us make our goal, we're 73% there! Spread the word!
Snow falls in Vancouver today, as here and across North America, people wind down at work, take off for vacations, and turn inward to enjoy time with families and friends. ... Read more
Update #1: Getting the story out
Thank you so much, everyone. It's been an overwhelming two days. We're now past 1/3 of the way to reaching the goal for the Tar Sands Reporting Project!
There are... Read more