Travis Lupick

Travis Lupick

Features

Iraq war resisters fight to stay in Canada

Marked for deportation, as many as two dozen military deserters will likely face stiff penalties upon return to US.

Iraq war resisters fight to stay in Canada

Features

First Nations seek to 'evict' energy companies

Indigenous people in Canada are emboldened by a court decision siding with tribe in land rights dispute.

First Nations seek to 'evict' energy companies

Features

'Fracking' one of Canada's 'greenest' provinces

Gas boom in British Columbia could result in an additional 73 million tons of greenhouse gas emissions per year.

'Fracking' one of Canada's 'greenest' provinces

Latin America

Drug traffic fuels addiction in Sierra Leone

As the global narcotics trade expands in West Africa, it leaves a trail of addicts in its wake.

Drug traffic fuels addiction in Sierra Leone

Science & Technology

Africa's digital election trackers

Inexpensive mobile phones and online maps are bringing new levels of transparency to elections across the continent.

Africa's digital election trackers

Politics

Re-elected Sierra Leone leader promises jobs

Credited with rebuilding infrastructure after a civil war, Ernest Bai Koroma won in the first round of voting.

Re-elected Sierra Leone leader promises jobs

Politics

Ghosts of civil war haunt Sierra Leone polls

Groups accused of deploying child soldiers, mass rapes and other war crimes are running in Saturday's election.

Ghosts of civil war haunt Sierra Leone polls

Politics

Youths used as 'pawns' in Sierra Leone polls

With elections two weeks away, pro-government youths are accused of receiving money to harass political rivals.

Youths used as 'pawns' in Sierra Leone polls

Liberia

Ivorian refugees in no rush to leave Liberia

A growing number of refugees are settling into the neighbouring country with violence at home discouraging their return.

Ivorian refugees in no rush to leave Liberia

Liberia

Illegal logging endangers Liberia's forests

New report says officials and private companies have colluded to secure logging permits and cut down pristine forests.

Illegal logging endangers Liberia's forests

Liberia

Demolitions ravage Liberia neighbourhoods

Squatter areas in the West African state's capital are being levelled, destroying thousands of homes.

Demolitions ravage Liberia neighbourhoods

US & Canada

Liberia's long wait to turn on the lights

Only 0.58 per cent of Monrovia residents have access to public electricity, as African nation rebuilds after civil war.

Liberia's long wait to turn on the lights