Cathryn Atkinson

Cathryn Atkinson is the former News and Features Editor for rabble.ca. Her career spans more than 25 years in Canada and Britain, where she lived from 1988 to 2003.

Cathryn has won five awards for her journalism, including a national U.K. Press Award presented to Children’s Express News Agency, the youth journalism and literacy project she ran for two years in the mid-90s. She was a staff editor on the Comment and Analysis desk at The Guardian newspaper from 1999 to 2003.

She has written for The Guardian, The Observer, The New Statesman magazine, Agence France-Press, Elle magazine, The Irish Mirror, The Globe and Mail, CTV Online and many other media outlets. She has also taken photographs for Reuters, Rex Features, The Globe and Mail, The London Times, Time Magazine, The New York Times and the London Evening Standard.

Originally from Winnipeg, Cathryn holds a B.A. in English from The University of Winnipeg, post-graduate courses in journalism from City University, London, a post-graduate diploma in Photojournalism from The London College of Printing and Distributive Trades, and an M.A. in Theatre Arts (Playwriting) from Goldsmiths College, University of London.

Blog
Nov 8, 2011

The nine NDP leadership contenders -- info and links

Cathryn Atkinson
With nine candidates now bidding to replace Jack Layton as leader of the New Democrats, the field is now crowded. rabble.ca has compiled useful links and babble is the place to talk about the race.
Photos
Sep 30, 2011
Photo: Russell Maynard

The Supreme Court sides with Insite

Cathryn Atkinson
The head of Vancouver’s Dr. Peter AIDS Centre, which also offers supervised injection services, responds to the Supreme Court’s ruling.
News
Sep 30, 2011
Photo: Russell Maynard

A triumph for Insite

Cathryn Atkinson
The head of Vancouver's Dr. Peter AIDS Centre, which offers supervised injection services, responds to the Supreme Court's ruling.
News
Aug 5, 2011

A progressive reading list for the summer

Cathryn Atkinson
Looking for some thought-provoking August reading? Try our stories from the series Reinventing democracy, reclaiming the commons: A progressive dialogue on the future of Canada.
Photos
Apr 21, 2011
Photo: Steve Punter/Flickr

Galloway sues Kenney: An interview

Cathryn Atkinson
Former British MP George Galloway is suing the Canadian government for $1.5million. In an interview he describes why.

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