Ian Gill is a writer, filmmaker, and social entrepreneur who founded and led Ecotrust Canada and served as CEO of Ecotrust Australia. He has been a reporter and editor for the Vancouver Sun and CBC. He is also now a regular columnist for The Tyee.
Stories by Ian Gill
‘Rigorous’ reviews that aren’t so inclusive. Sparkling clean pipelines. Smooth sailing tankers. Don’t be fooled.
BC’s most celebrated explorer on his education, craft, and a life immersed in culture.
Europe proves it. From Ian Gill’s new book ‘No News Is Bad News: Canada’s Media Collapse and What Comes Next.’
Dispute belies Clark's claim of First Nations support for Skeena River LNG proposal.
Alas, what 'the People's Republic' wants today may not fit tomorrow.
Just watch where he lands on botched Petronas LNG enviro review in BC.
When it comes to LNG, her story is us against them. But in the Skeena, a powerful counter-narrative is rising.
Coastal salmon defenders throw down gauntlet not just to Clark, but to reconciliatory Trudeau.
On the ground in Prince Rupert, where Skeena First Nations sent a clear message to government.
An immigrant son gets an SOS from far away, where age is hurling loved ones onto the rocks.
Starved of statesmanship, Canada chose change. What an opportunity.
Twisted and uneven, Clark's reconciliation words betray 'brute force' development actions.
And, why Harper's economic evangelism contradicts everything the Church now stands for.
Where will we be in less than a generation? The trends are alarming.
In wake of TRC findings, the PM's lost confidence in Canadians.
On offer at global summit: articles of faith for a changeful industry.
Here's why Lax Kw'alaams still side with the salmon.
A short-term, hard-knuckle run at the Conservatives is possible, but requires sacrifice.
Can Vancouver's most eclectic vertebrae resist the Pied Planners of city hall?
Tyee man witness to history. Important, if true!
Acclaimed in several ways, Josie Osborne softens Tuff City with leadership 'in spades.'
Join Ian Gill as he spends a weekend hiking (and mildly trespassing) through the Fort McMurray projects.
Her new book 'This Changes Everything' makes clear what we're up against and what has to happen.
The lessons of the new Canadian Museum for Human Rights continue right outside its doors.
In time of decisive aboriginal victories, a lodge and lands return to Heiltsuk hands on BC's central coast.
It takes patience and humility to ride in a valley like this.
How a people, its chiefs and a chief justice have bravely ennobled the Canadian spirit.
Jokes aside, Harper and Abbott's oily bromance could soon prove catastrophic.
One might think of Beijing these days as the city of spending and forgetting.
Your NDP must offer a chewy clean energy future, not more petro pablum.
Ask yourself. Do you really want the besieged and bedraggled S. Harper gone any time too soon?
After a devastating fire, a remote community celebrates the return of its storied centre.
Province has yet to make its case, but a chill is already falling on DTES.
What's a columnist to do? Ian Gill says: 'Driving politicians to drink and provoking people to think.'
With his tar sands tour, the artist, and others like him, can help us find our national voice again.
By pumping up natural gas and sacrificing precious land, Premier Clark keeps loading the dice.
This Haisla tale is proof that stories hold power to change the world.
Changing the course of Canada, and the planet -- before it's too late.
As Shanghai readies its massive urban green Expo, a visitor peers through the haze.