Paul Watson

Harper Government Responds To Letter Claiming 'Errors' In CBC Doc

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 07.29.2015 | Canada Politics

Pulitzer-winning journalist quit his job at The Toronto Star over a story investigating the concerns raised in the letter.

Pulitzer Winner Quits Toronto Star Over Story About Feds Silencing Experts

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 07.29.2015 | Canada Politics

Paul Watson says he quit after he was repeatedly told to back off from reporting a story of "significant public interest.”

Why I Resigned From the Toronto Star

Paul Watson | Posted 07.09.2015 | Canada Politics
Paul Watson

A quarrel over the search for two ships that sank in the middle of the 19th century probably doesn't strike people as the best reason to turn your back on a six-figure salary and walk the plank. To understand why, you only need to know this: I've lost track of the times I was nearly killed because I knew I had to give a bigger voice to frightened, intimidated people who couldn't stand up to power on their own. That is the core of the story I've returned to after breaking free yesterday from a six-week reporting ban imposed by Toronto Star editors.

Criminal Or Conservationist?

CP | Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.13.2013 | Canada

TORONTO - He's been sailing the world's oceans for a year to avoid arrest, has been forced to become an observer at one of his most cherished campaign...

'Whale Wars' Activist Skips Bail And Gets Back On The Boat

CP | Manuel Valdes, The Associated Press | Posted 02.03.2013 | Canada Politics

SEATTLE - The Canadian founder of the anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd is returning to Antarctic waters to track and confront Japanese whaling fleets, ...

Canadian Whale Activist On The Run From 3 Countries

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.30.2012 | Canada

BERLIN - The Canadian founder of environmental group Sea Shepherd says he plans to continue disrupting Japan’s whaling fleets despite being on the r...

Sea Shepherd's Paul Watson Arrested In Germany

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.13.2012 | Canada

FRANKFURT - A controversial environment group dedicated to protecting marine mammals says its Canadian leader has been arrested in Germany.The Sea She...

U.S. Arrest In 1993 Toronto Toddler Death

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.16.2012 | Canada

NORWICH, Conn. - Police in Connecticut have arrested a man charged in the death of a toddler in Toronto 18 years ago.Connecticut media outlets are rep...

Canadian Immigration Turns its Back on Afghan Translator

Peter Worthington | Posted 01.19.2012 | Canada Politics
Peter Worthington

Now that Canada's combat role in Afghanistan has ended, it is tempting for some to turn their back on what went before. That's both foolish and wrong. Canada has a duty to make it easier for Afghan translators and such to enter Canada. Otherwise we are probably sentencing them to death.