Meg Borthwick

Meg Borthwick (aka Rebecca West) is a babble moderator and has been a member of rabble.ca since 2001. She has a decorative liberal arts degree in Quoting Chaucer at Dinner Parties (English/Drama double major)from the University of Toronto, and has a piece of paper that says she has completed the extremely practical Non-Profit Management program at the University of Western Ontario. A veteran community radio broadcaster and journalist, Meg has devoted several decades to social justice advocacy and interminable board meetings. Despite being a socialist feminist, Meg enjoys such bourgeois hobbies as gardening, cookery and talking about real estate at social gatherings.

Book Review
Jul 3, 2014

Pipelines: The answer is still no!

Meg Borthwick
No pipelines, no tankers! Read the collected thoughts of long-time activists, new converts, Indigenous resistors and, you know, all those people the Harper government considers "terrorists."
News
Jun 18, 2014
photo: flickr/Caelie_frampton

Northern Gateway: Resistance continues

Meg Borthwick
A sit-in is underway in Port Moody. As activists occupy a Conservative MP's office, others vow to keep up their opposition to the project.
News
May 21, 2014

Energy East is a 4,400 km energy beast

Meg Borthwick
The proposed Energy East pipeline poses risks to many Canadian communities. Here's why you should get the facts and get involved.
News
Mar 17, 2014
Photo: flickr/Pleuntje

Harper government attacks non-profits to muzzle dissent

Meg Borthwick
Canadian non-profits are really seeing love from the Harper government: increases in postage will damage their long-term financial viability and audits cost money and will distract from their mission.
News
Mar 10, 2014
Photo: Robert Cory

Line 9 will 'snake' across Ontario and Quebec waterways

Meg Borthwick
Enbridge's Line 9 pipeline has been approved by the National Energy Board leading to outrage among environmental activists across Canada, protests in Ontario and calls for an environmental assessment.

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