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. 

Ukraine

From nuclear disaster to Chernobyl's booming tourism

Some 50,000 people visited the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, one of the most radioactive places on Earth, in 2017.

From nuclear disaster to Chernobyl's booming tourism

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