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Mr. Fillmore, formerly was an editor and producer with the CBC for 18 years, which included the position of Canadian Desk Editor at The National TV News, and head of an investigative journalism unit at CBC Radio’s Sunday Morning program. He’s a former member of the THIS Magazine Editorial Board, a regular contributor to The Globe and Mail from the Maritimes, and a former staff member with Reuters in London. Nick is a founding member of the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) and Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE). He’s now a freelance journalist and media fundraiser based in Toronto. He can be reached at: fillmore0274@rogers.com
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Hope for climate controls 'slip slidin' away' following signing of weak Paris agreement

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"World agrees to historic climate accord" -- Toronto Star.

"Nearly 200 countries agree to historic pact in Paris to reduce emissions and fight climate change" -- The Vancouver Sun.

"Climate deal: World praises France's diplomacy, showing it's still a master of the art" -- The Winnipeg Free Press.

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Fossil fuel lobby seen as main threat to meaningful progress at Paris climate talks

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In the early 1950s, when it became widely known that smoking caused cancer, giant tobacco companies formed the Tobacco Industry Research Council (TIRC). Its main goal was to deny the harmful effects of tobacco and confuse the public.

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Can strategic voting help overcome Harper's electoral 'cheating'?

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From the very start, the main issue in the federal election race has been as obvious as the beard on NDP leader Tom Mulcair's face, but it's been largely ignored by mainstream media.

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Strong voter registration campaign could mean the end for Harper

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Weak tactics and misinformation cloud the seriousness of climate change in the eyes of Canadians

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In addition to the staging of the PanAm Games, Toronto has been the location of some unusually high profile activities in recent days that were supposed to increase the efforts to tackle climate change.

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Pan Am Games over-spending billions, but it's okay 'cause it's public money

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If a group constructing a massive project for you set a budget of $1.4 billion, but later came back and said they were spending $2.5 billion, what would you do? Normally you would probably throw the whole team out the door, and perhaps sue them for the $1.1-billion overrun.

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Two remarkable global victories deserve attention in Canada

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Two remarkable developments in the past week that could have a significant impact in many countries are worth a lot more attention in Canada and the United States.

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