The National Student Investigative Reporting Network (NSIRN) is proud to announce the launch of the largest journalistic collaboration ever in Canada, bringing together more than 50 journalists and journalism students to examine the hidden costs of the oil and gas industry to Canadians.
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Funding for the research for this project was provided through the Michener Foundation and Corporate Mapping Project. The final product, which gives a voice to communities that are central to the industry, is a cutting-edge is example of what can be achieved when journalists, students and academics work together.
We are calling on Canadian educational institutions, the federal and provincial governments, and on our readers to support NSIRN and other efforts like it.
Ours is a uniquely Canadian solution to a uniquely Canadian problem, drawing on one of our greatest assets: Our ability to get along in the interests of the collective.
We need support to carry out the watchdog function that we, and journalists like us, want to serve in the public interest.
We need your help! To donate to our network’s current project, "The Price of Oil," please click here.