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.

News
Apr 29, 2010
By Tristram Sparks

George Galloway speaks to rabble.ca

Cathryn Atkinson
The British MP, who was banned from Canada in 2009, discusses Wednesday's hearing to overturn the ban, why the government tried to redact emails about his case, and how his privacy was violated.
News
Apr 1, 2010
The U.S. border crossing at Point Roberts, Washington, one of the communities fighting to join Canada. Photo: Gniatroid/Wikipedia

Is Canada ready for Confederation with the 'Fab Four'?

Cathryn Atkinson
Several American enclaves in Washington state, Minnesota, and Vermont want to join this country, but the Harper government is anxious to avoid further upsetting the Obama administration.
Photos
Mar 29, 2010
Jessie Foster (right) at her 2002 high school graduation with her mother, Glendene Grant. Jessie went missing in Las Vegas in March 2006 and her mother believes she is the victim of human trafficking. Photo courtesy of Glendene Grant.

A missing daughter: Jessie Foster's story

Cathryn Atkinson
Jessie Foster (right) at her 2002 high school graduation with her mother, Glendene Grant. Jessie went missing in Las Vegas in March 2006 and her mother believes she is the victim of human trafficking.
News
Mar 29, 2010
Jessie Foster (right) at her 2002 high school graduation with her mother, Glendene Grant. Jessie went missing in Las Vegas in March 2006 and her mother believes she is the victim of human trafficking. Photo courtesy of Glendene Grant.

A missing daughter: Jessie Foster's story

Cathryn Atkinson
Jessie Foster of Kamloops, B.C., went missing in Las Vegas four years ago. Her mother, Glendene Grant, became an international activist in the fight against human trafficking while trying to find her.

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