Media Coverage

June 28, 2020: Faculty of Health News: Dr. Ingrid Waldron wins Errol Sharpe Book Prize https://www.dal.ca/faculty/health/news-events/news/2020/06/26/dr__ingrid_waldron_wins_errol_sharpe_book_prize.html

June 19, 2020: E&E News: https://www.eenews.net/stories/1063416927

June 17, 2020: Global News Canada: https://globalnews.ca/news/7071297/racism-public-health-emergency-canada/

June 17, 2020: Culture Trip: https://theculturetrip.com/north-america/canada/articles/understanding-environmental-racism-and-its-impact-on-marginalised-communities/

June 15, 2020: The Globe and Mail https://www.theglobeandmail.com/politics/article-private-members-bill-addressing-environmental-racism-in-canada-to/?fbclid=IwAR38dU9p5O6uRh8rP1YVVdkuNnzua8KcJs9MpTuFJ-b3uHy8ebGPoVVEnWY

June 12, 2020: Vancouver Sun: https://vancouversun.com/pmn/news-pmn/canada-news-pmn/systemic-racism-in-canada-reflected-in-health-income-and-other-indicators/wcm/62a01d5a-e4fc-415e-a5c2-8ba18d92c6e3/

June 9, 2020: The Globe and Mail: Author Ingrid Waldron on Africville and the history of environmental racism in Canada, https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-author-ingrid-waldron-on-africville-and-the-history-of-environmental/

June 3, 2020: The Narwhal:‘This is about vulnerability’: Ingrid Waldron on the links between environmental racism and police brutality https://thenarwhal.ca/vulnerability-ingrid-waldron-environmental-racism-police-brutality/

May 25, 2020: New Brunswick Media Co-Op: There’s Something in the Water: Meet Four Women Combating Environmental Racism in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick Media Co-op: https://nbmediacoop.org/2020/05/25/theres-something-in-the-water-meet-four-women-combating-environmental-racism-in-nova-scotia/

April 20, 2020: Environmental racism in Canada: How Hazardous Facilities Disproportionately Affect Indigenous and Black Nova Scotian Communities, Research Stories, Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council, https://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/society-societe/stories-histoires/story-histoire-eng.aspx?story_id=291&utm_source=sshrc_homepage&utm_medium=website&utm_campaign=RSid_291_EN

April 3, 2020:  Ellen Page on Her Environmental Doc's Timeliness During Coronavirus: "It's Profit Over People", Hollywood Reporter: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/ellen-page-her-environmental-docs-timeliness-coronavirus-1287504?fbclid=IwAR12Xbculrp66iNdB2QH03lM2rJKLh-w1lfttjjuQzIVG5CqTaFhHDBtK4Y

March 28, 2020: Ellen Page’s documentary on N.S. environmental racism now streaming on Netflix, Global News Morning Halifax: https://globalnews.ca/news/6744430/ellen-page-environmental-racism-documentary-netflix/

March 27, 2020: Ellen Page's Documentary on Environmental Racism in N.S. Released on Netflix, CTV News Atlantic: https://atlantic.ctvnews.ca/ellen-page-s-documentary-on-environmental-racism-in-n-s-released-on-netflix-1.4871723?cache=%3FclipId%3D89563

March 27, 2020:  Ellen Page’s mew documentary is a shocking exploration of environmental racism, them: https://www.them.us/story/ellen-page-theres-something-in-the-water?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=onsite-share&utm_brand=them&utm_social-type=earned&fbclid=IwAR03v4JO8mJJebl2zyBQ-kAIUFLxf1g78oVNrZ3YOMn3OSQLD9onigzfCjY

March 27, 2020: Ellen Page, Dal Health Researcher's Film Releases on Netflix, Faculty of Health News: https://www.dal.ca/faculty/health/news-events/news/2020/03/27/ellen_page__dal_health_researcher_s_film_releases_on_netflix.html#

Mach 27, 2020: There’s Something in the Water’ Review: Ellen Page’s Urgent Netflix Documentary Confronts Environmental Racism, IndieWire: https://www.indiewire.com/2020/03/theres-something-in-the-water-netflix-review-ellen-page-1202221020/

March 26, 2020: Ellen Page Made a Horrifying Discovery – And it Sparked a Film About Environmental Racism, Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/ellen-page-made-a-horrifying-discovery--and-it-sparked-a-film-about-environmental-racism/2020/03/25/a72b3940-6e95-11ea-aa80-c2470c6b2034_story.html

Feb. 20, 2020: The More We Filmed, the More Incredible Women We Met, Halifax Examiner. https://www.halifaxexaminer.ca/environment/ellen-page-the-more-we-filmed-the-more-incredible-women-we-met/#And%20a%20miracle

February 14, 2020: Remembering a Community Destroyed: Dal Faculty on Learning the Legacy of Africville, Dal News. https://www.dal.ca/news/2020/02/14/--remembering-a-community-destroyed--dal-faculty-on-learning-the.html?utm_source=dalnewsWeekly&utm_medium=email&utm_content=573&utm_campaign=dalnewsWeekly

April 2, 2019: The Unequal Impact of Climate Change (April 2, 2019):  December 13, 2018: The 25 Stories of 2018” in the Coast’s Year in Review issue (my interview is #21): https://www.thecoast.ca/halifax/the-25-stories-of-2018/Content?oid=19851514

June 18, 2018: “Race and place: How racism shapes our cities”, A review of Dr. Waldron’s book There’s something in the water: Environmental racism in Indigenous and Black communities. http://atlanticbookstoday.ca/race-and-place-how-racism-shapes-our-cities/

April 17, 2018 Interview on Bookings: King’s Co-op Bookstore Podcast about Dr. Waldron’s book There’s something in the water: Environmental racism in Indigenous and Black communities https://soundcloud.com/user-461897218/bookings-s01e02-theres-something-in-the-water

April 4, 2018: “A community of widows: How African Nova Scotians are confronting a history of environmental racism”, an article on the Facing Race Town Hall organized and hosted by CBC Radio’s The Current. http://www.cbc.ca/radio/thecurrent/features/facing-race/a-community-of-widows-how-african-nova-scotians-are-confronting-a-history-of-environmental-racism-1.4497952

February 22, 2018: “Anti-Black racism in Nova Scotia: A CBC facing race townhall”, Shades of Green. https://shadesofgreenweb.wordpress.com/2018/02/22/anti-black-racism-in-nova-scotia-a-cbcfacingrace-townhall/

February 22, 2018: Audio for Facing Race Town Hall organized and hosted by CBC Radio’s The Currenthttp://www.cbc.ca/listen/shows/cbc-radio-specials/episode/15536712

February 3, 2018: “SEED group highlights legacy of environmental racism in Shelburne”, South Coast Today. http://www.southcoasttoday.ca/content/seed-group-highlights-legacy-environmental-racism-shelburne

October 27, 2017  “Fostering new conversations about race, place and the environment”, Dal News. 
https://www.dal.ca/news/2017/10/27/fostering-new-conversations-on-race--place-and-the-environment.html

October 6, 2017
    “New organization to test rural water quality when government doesn’t’, Nova Scotia Advocate
https://nsadvocate.org/2017/10/06/new-organization-to-test-rural-water-quality-when-government-doesnt/

Jan. 5, 2017
: Article by Robert Devet for the Nova Scotia Advocate: “Fighting environmental racism in Nova Scotia”.:
https://nsadvocate.org/2017/01/05/fighting-environmental-racism-in-nova-scotia/

Jan. 2, 2017: Article by Robert Devet for the Nova Scotia Advocate about the dump in the African Nova Scotian community in Shelburne: “A community of widows. The Shelburne dump and environmental racism”:
https://nsadvocate.org/2017/01/02/a-community-of-widows-the-shelburne-dump-and-environmental-racism/

Dec. 2, 2016: Press release sent out by the Ecology Action Center about the need to compensate former Africville residents: https://ecologyaction.ca/AfricvilleReparations

Dec. 1, 2016: Op-ed written by Dr. Ingrid Waldron for the Nova Scotia Advocate: “Environmental racism is violence”,
https://nsadvocate.org/2016/12/01/op-ed-environmental-racism-is-violence/

November 30, 2016 Interview for Yahoo Canada News: “Proposed Africville class action offers former residents a chance at reparations: expert”.
https://ca.news.yahoo.com/proposed-africville-class-action-offers-former-residents-a-chance-at-reparations-expert-210217929.html

November 10, 2016: Interview for The Signal: “SMU auditorium full to hear Indigenous perspectives on racism”: http://signalhfx.ca/indigenous-perspectives-on-racism/#.WCUMA6kVYGw.facebook

October 2016: Interview for Future Perfect online magazine: “Investigating environmental racism”: https://www.goethe.de/ins/ca/en/kul/sup/fut/20843144.html

May 6, 2016: Interview for Halifax Magazine: “Trendsetter” section: “Ingrid Waldron fights environmental racism in Nova Scotia”: http://halifaxmag.com/cityscape/17948/

March 22, 2016: Interview for Springtide Collective: “Fighting environmental racism in Nova Scotia: Q&A with Advocate of the Year, Dr. Ingrid Waldron”: http://www.springtidecollective.ca/fighting-environmental-racism-in-nova-scotia-q-and-a-with-advocate-of-the-year-dr-ingrid-waldron

March 17, 2016: Feature on ENRICH Interactive Map and Bill 111 in Canadian Geographic blog: https://www.canadiangeographic.ca/article/mapping-environmental-racism-nova-scotia

March 16, 2016: Feature on CBC News Nova Scotia: “Nova Scotia group maps environmental racism: The ENRICH Project looks at the cause and effects of toxic industries near marginalized communities”: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/ns-environmental-racism-map-1.3494081

March 15, 2016: Interview with Ingrid Waldron on Global Morning News Halifax to discuss the Advocate of the Year award she received at the Better Politics Awards for her work on the ENRICH Project and the book she is writing on environmental racism: https://www.facebook.com/globalhalifax/videos/984248568278711/

March 14, 2016: Feature on ENRICH’s interactive map for Nova Scotia Advocate: “Interactive Map Documents Environmental Racism in Nova Scotia”: http://nsadvocate.org/2016/03/14/interactive-map-documents-environmental-racism-in-nova-scotia/#comments

Feb. 22, 2016: Interview with Ingrid Waldron for TouchBase: “Campaign to address environmental racism pushes ahead”: http://www.touchbaseonline.ca/?p=4335

January 28, 2016: Op-ed written by Ingrid Waldron for the Voice of the City section of the Coast: “Minister is colour-blind to environmental racism”: http://www.thecoast.ca/halifax/minister-is-colour-blind-to-environmental-racism/Content?oid=5180157

January 15, 2016: Interview with Ingrid Waldron for The Signal: “SMU speakers hoped to spark conversation about racism”: http://signalhfx.ca/smu-speakers-hoped-to-spark-conversation-about-racism/#.Vpj_K8ksP6w.facebook

November 26, 2015: Feature on Ingrid Waldron’s environmental racism project for the Coast:  http://www.thecoast.ca/halifax/what-were-doing-right-in-halifax/Content?oid=5070088

November 25, 2015 Article about Bill 111: An Act to Address Environmental Racism in Nova Scotia, which Dr. Ingrid Waldron helped develop at the Signal:  http://signalhfx.ca/activists-lobby-for-passage-of-bill-111-to-address-environmental-racism/

November 25, 2015: Photos from the Bill 111 press conference at Haligonia.ca:  https://twitter.com/HaliBreaking/status/669148630696218625

November 11, 2015: Audio interview with Ingrid Waldron for “Insights” Program on Accessible Media on her environmental racism project and Bill 111: http://www.ami.ca/ami-audio/pages/all-audio.aspx?media=A-Legacy-of-Environmental-Racism-in-Nova-Scotia-Season-2015-Episode-95

October 30, 2015: Article on Ingrid Waldron’s environmental racism project and Bill 111 for Dalhousie Gazette:   http://dalgazette.com/uncategorized/environmental-racism-bill-hopes-to-get-to-second-reading/

October 26, 2015: Article on Ingrid Waldron’s environmental racism project and Bill 111 for Halifax Media Co-op:  http://halifax.mediacoop.ca/story/facing-environmental-racism-and-white-privilege/34048

October 23, 2015: Article on Ingrid Waldron’s environmental racism project and Bill 111 for Touch Base:  http://www.touchbaseonline.ca/?p=4243

October 1, 2015: Article on Ingrid Waldron’s environmental racism project for Vice News: https://news.vice.com/article/black-residents-say-nova-scotia-is-racist-about-where-it-dumps-its-trash