Stephen Kimber

Stephen Kimber is an award-winning writer, journalist and broadcaster. He is the author of one novel and nine books of non-fiction, including the best-selling Flight 111: The Tragedy of the Swissair Crash and Sailors, Slackers and Blind Pigs: Halifax at War. He teaches creative non-fiction at the University of King's College in Halifax where he has served as Director of the School of Journalism and as Rogers Chair in Journalism. His latest book, What Lies Across the Water: The Real Story of the Cuban Five is published by Fernwood Publishing. He is currently a weekly columnist with Halifax Metro, senior features writer for The Coast and a contributing editor for Atlantic Business Magazine.

Stephen Kimber
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Sep 9, 2014
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Why a fracking ban was the right move for Nova Scotia

Stephen Kimber
The most intriguing aspect of last week's announcement of Nova Scotia's fracking ban is how quickly the chattering classes lined up to attack the government for being too craven to stand up to voters.
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Jul 29, 2014
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No winners in political blame game over Yarmouth ferry

Stephen Kimber
The lesson in the politics of the Yarmouth ferry may not be about who's to blame but the reality there are no easy answers in a small province with too few resources and too many problems.

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