Blake Sifton

Blake Sifton

Blake Sifton is an Emmy Award-winning Canadian freelance journalist. He was previously a senior planning producer at Al Jazeera English focusing on sub-Saharan Africa. 

Canada

Who is cashing in on Canada's marijuana 'Green Rush'?

As Canada aims to legalise marijuana, producers and some controversial players race to get a piece of the market.

Who is cashing in on Canada's marijuana 'Green Rush'?

Health

Death at the dinner table

Blake Sifton was born to a family of funeral directors. He explores the prevalence of mental illness in the profession.

Death at the dinner table

Refugees

In pursuit of asylum on the US-Canada border

Amid concerns over Trump's immigration policies, many asylum seekers are turning to Canada for 'protection'.

In pursuit of asylum on the US-Canada border