Meg Borthwick

Meg Borthwick (aka Rebecca West) is a babble moderator and has been a member of rabble.ca since 2001. She has a decorative liberal arts degree in Quoting Chaucer at Dinner Parties (English/Drama double major)from the University of Toronto, and has a piece of paper that says she has completed the extremely practical Non-Profit Management program at the University of Western Ontario. A veteran community radio broadcaster and journalist, Meg has devoted several decades to social justice advocacy and interminable board meetings. Despite being a socialist feminist, Meg enjoys such bourgeois hobbies as gardening, cookery and talking about real estate at social gatherings.

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Mar 10, 2014
Photo: Robert Cory

Line 9 will 'snake' across Ontario and Quebec waterways

Meg Borthwick
Enbridge's Line 9 pipeline has been approved by the National Energy Board leading to outrage among environmental activists across Canada, protests in Ontario and calls for an environmental assessment.
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Feb 28, 2014
Photo: Dawn Hoogeveen

Tsilhqot'in First Nation 3, Taseko Mines 0

Meg Borthwick
Taseko Mines' third attempt to pass a proposal for a mine running through Tsilhqot'in land and water was rejected on February 26. However, Taseko says they will reapply for project approval.
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Dec 10, 2013
Photo: flickr/infomatique

Who's influencing reproductive policy in Canada?

Meg Borthwick
The perception of Canada as a mild right-wing, 'abortion paradise' is just not true. Though we may not see much evidence of a debate over reproductive rights, it doesn't mean it's not happening.

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