A full list of On the Move Partnership media coverage is included in our Knowledge Mobilization document available here. Any media coverage that has an on line link is also listed below.
CBC Ideas Radio Documentaries
Kennedy, Paul, with support from Angèle Smith, Tracey Friedel, Sara Dorow, Emma Jackson, Dalia Gesualdi-Fecteau, Shiva Nourpanah and Nicole Power. (Feb. 27, 2019). “On the Move: Commuting, Work, Life.” Sixth in a series of CBC Ideas radio documentaries based on the On the Move Partnership.
Kennedy, Paul, with support from Steven High. (May 25, 2018). “Montreal’s Little Burgundy“. Fifth in a series of CBC Ideas radio documentaries based on the On the Move Partnership.
Kennedy, Paul, with support from Stephanie Premji. (Jan. 9, 2017). “Commute from Hell.” Fourth in a series of CBC Ideas radio documentaries based on the On the Move Partnership.
Kennedy, Paul, with support from Sharon Roseman and Diane Royal. (Dec. 4, 2015). “Crossing the Tickle.” Third in a series of CBC Ideas radio documentaries based on the On the Move Partnership.
Kennedy, Paul, with support from Natasha Hanson. (Oct. 9, 2014). “On the Move with Truckers.” Second in a series of CBC Ideas radio documentaries based on the On the Move Partnership.
Kennedy, Paul, with support from Sara Dorow. (Nov. 22, 2013). “On the Move to Fort McMurray. First in a series of CBC Ideas radio documentaries based on the On the Move Partnership.
Rural Routes Podcasts
Fürst, Bojan. (2020). “The Future of Rural Work.” Rural Routes Podcast. (S3E9, February 13).
Fürst, Bojan. (2018). “When work keeps families apart.” Rural Routes Podcast. (S3E1, October 1, 2018).
Fürst, Bojan. (2017). “Rural immigration with Michael Haan” Rural Routes Podcast, (S1E13, February 8, 2017).
Neis, Barbara and Sara Dorow (May 24, 2020). “Here’s why Alberta’s economic angst could have a deep, echoing impact in N.L.” Interview with Rob Antle CBC NL on labour mobility issues related to COVID-19.
Lippel, Katherine, (Jan. 23, 2019). “Research project on injured workers heading back to the job gets $1.4M funding boost.” Global News. Interview by Abigail Bimman, Global National Ottawa Correspondent.
David-Cooper, René. (May 6, 2017).”Sommet de la sécurité aérienne à Ottawa cette semaine,” radio interview with UniqueFM. Online at: http://uniquefm.ca/infos-unique/sommet-de-la-securite-aerienne-a-ottawa-cette-semaine
Roseman, Sharon and Diane Royal. (March 30, 2017). Interviewed as part of the television documentary: “Bell,” part of the series “Les Îles de L’Atlantique.” Radio Canada. Online at: http://ilesdelatlantique.radio-canada.ca/emissions?saison=2
Neis, Barbara. (Aug. 31, 2016). “The Impact of Low Oil.” CBC Radio, The Broadcast. Interview done in advance of the Petrocultures 2016 Conference.
Jean, Sandrine. (Mar. 9, 2016). “Newfoundland tradition of working away from home reverses amid Alberta’s downturn.” CBC Radio, The Current.
Nakache, Delphine. (July, 2015). “Desautels le dimanche: La situation des droits des migrants au Canada.” Radio Canada-Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
Vodden, Kelly. (June 13, 2015). Interview with Participatory Community Radio, Bay St. George.
Lye, Chandra. (Mar. 21, 2015). “Thousands of temporary foreign workers face deportation due to program changes.” CTV Edmonton TV News Broadcast. Quoting Jason Foster.
Neis, Barbara. (Feb. 27, 2015). “On the move – How and why we travel for work.” CBC Radio: Atlantic Voice. Interview by Christina Harnett.
Dorow, Sara & Ethel Tungohan. (Jan. 29, 2015). “Recent changes to the Live-In Caregiver Program.” CTV Alberta Primetime TV News Broadcast.
Neis, Barbara. (Oct. 31, 2013). “Transportation and work.” CBC Radio’s Central Morning Show.
Thornburn, Elise. (August 30, 2019). “Childcare At Night: Necessary Responses in the 21st Century City.” NewCities (online magazine)
Parsons, Jonathan. (March 28, 2019). “On The Move Partnership explores effects of commuting for work in NL” The Packet. Article interviewing Barbara Neis and Kelly Vodden on their research on mobile work and its impact on people in the Clarenville area.
Thornburn, Elise. (August 21, 2018). “Work and Family. The Impact of Mobility, Scheuling and Precariousness.?.” VanierInstiute.ca.
Shan, Desai. (2017). “Chinese Survivor’ Compensation Claims following Workplace Deaths at Sea.”. HesaMag. European Trade Union Institute.
Harron, Janet. (December 10, 2017). “Big questions: What does a post-oil Newfoundland and Labrador look like?.” The Gazette. Interview with Barbara Neis.
Fionda, Francesca. (November 8, 2017). “Camp Life takes toll on Canada’s transient workers.” Discoursemedia.org. Quotes Sara Dorow.
Fionda, Francesca and Emma Jones (November 2017). “In Search of Canada’s elusive shadow population.” Discoursemedia.org. Quotes Michael Haan.
Devereaux, Danielle (September 22, 2017). “‘Across the Tickle.’ To and fro: Coastal commuting between Bell Island and mainland Newfoundland.” Part of a special feature showcasing Memorial’s leadershp and expertise in cold ocean and Arctic sciene, technology and society (COASTS). .” The Gazette. Featuring Sharon Roseman and Diane Royal.
Gesualdi-Fecteau, Dalia. (July 4, 2017). “Travailleurs agricoles du Guatemala: une étude se penche sur le recrutement.” Le Nouvelliste. Coverage of report on Guatemalan workers in Quebec by La Press Canadienne.
Gesualdi-Fecteau, Dalia. (July 4, 2017). “Une étude se penche sur les travailleurs agricoles venus du Guatemala.” Metro. Coverage of report on Guatemalan workers in Quebec by La Press Canadienne.
Gesualdi-Fecteau, Dalia. (July 2017). “Semeurs d’espoir, cueilleurs de disillusion.” Le Devoir. Coverage of report on Guatemalan workers in Quebec by Lisa-Marie Gervais.
Dorow, Sara and Shingirai Mandizadza (January 10, 2017). “Circuits of Care: Mobility, Work and Managing Family Relationships.” Vanierinstitute.ca
Spurr, Ben. (June 4, 2016). “Study highlights link between precarious work and ‘miserable’ commutes.” The Star. Article interviewing Stephanie Premji and summarizing her research results.
Foster, Jason. (Spring, 2016). “Undocumented and Unwanted.” In Open: A Magazine for the Athabaska University Commmunity. Spring 2016, No. 9, pp 22.
Davidson, Krista. (Dec. 16, 2015). “On the turnaround.” Today.mun.ca. Featuring On the Move trainee Christine Knott.
Walsh, Deatra. (Oct. 23, 2015). “Book Review: Spaces of Governmentality: Autonomous Migrations and the Arab Uprisings.” Border Criminologies.
Tungohan, Ethel. (Oct. 5, 2015). “Election 2015: Edmonton candidates pledge to reform Harper’s immigration policies.” Rabble.ca.
Steward, Gillian. (Sept. 4, 2015). “Temporary foreign workers help drive Fort McMurray’s 24-7 economy.” The Star. Sara Dorow quoted on mobility and work flexibility of live-in caregivers.
Tungohan, Ethel. (Sept. 3, 2015). “Abuse and barriers increase under new caregiver program regulations.” Rabble.ca.
Foster, Jason & Alison Taylor. (July 10, 2015). “Growing immigration has meant Canadian unions have had to learn how to better represent migrant workers.” The London School of Economics and Political Science: Blog.
Luke, Paul. (Apr. 20, 2015). “B.C.’s tiniest towns set sights on growth by reinventing themselves.” Times Colonist. Sean Markey and Greg Halseth quoted.
Tungohan, Ethel. (Apr. 1, 2015). “April 1 deadline looms for children of temporary foreign workers.” Rabble.ca.
Tungohan, Ethel. (Mar. 20, 2015). “Migrant advocacy groups fight April 1 temporary foreign worker deportations.” Rabble.ca.
“Editorial: Tweak our thinking on labour in wake of TFW changes.” (Mar. 11, 2015). Edmonton Journal.
Scrimshaw, Mackenzie. (Feb. 18, 2015). “Do nannies from the Philippines keep Alberta oil flowing?” iPolitics. Sara Dorow quoted.
Pratt, Sheila (Feb. 17, 2015). “Army of nannies powers oilsands industry, study finds.” Edmonton Journal.
Evelyn, Charelle. (Feb. 4, 2015). “Population changes normal, expert says.” Prince George Citizen. News story featuring Greg Halseth.
McDermott, Vincent. (Jan. 22, 2015). “U of A study examines difficult life of live-in caregivers.” Fort McMurray Today.
CBC News. (Jan. 9, 2015). “Cheap gas good at the pumps, but costing us overall: Rob Greenwood.” News story features Barb Neis and Rob Greenwood.
Thompson, Carolyn. (Dec. 27, 2014). “Gone: ‘We have a dream and we wanted to take the shot.’ Windsor Star article quoting Barbara Neis about the benefits of a mobile workforce.
Thompson, Carolyn. (Dec. 27, 2014). “Gone: Beggars can’t be choosers.’ Windsor Star article quoting Barbara Neis in a story examining the declining work force in Windsor, ON.
Tungohan, Ethel. (Nov. 14, 2014). “How Do Migrant Domestic Workers Fare in Canada?” Institute of Public Administration Canada-Edmonton.
Holdsworth, Pauline (Nov. 11, 2014). “LNG puts infrastructure at the centre of B.C. municipal elections”. The Globe and Mail. Interview with Greg Halseth.
Tungohan, Ethel. (Oct. 19, 2014). “Foreign Caregivers Backlog Grows as Families Wait for Residency.” CBC News.
Haan, Michael. (Sept. 11, 2014). “New Brunswick should be ‘nervous’ about future outmigration.” Op-Ed. CBC News.
Tungohan, Ethel and et al. (Sept. 1, 2014). “Changes to live-in caregiver program help no one.” Rabble.ca.
Beauchesne, Erika (Sept. 2014). “Mental health in the oil sands”. Ecolog. Interview with Sara Dorow.
Tungohan, Ethel. (July 30 2014). “Is the Live-in Caregiver Program the Filipino-Canadian community’s version of the Chinese head tax?” Rabble.ca.
Keung, Nicholas (July 22, 2014). “Filipino Canadians fear end of immigrant dreams for nannies”. Toronto Star. Interview with Ethel Tungohan.
Newhook, Cathy. (Mar. 19, 2014). “Public Engagement: Arts project forges ground-breaking partnership with CBC.” The Gazette (Memorial University publication). Featured On the Move Partnership.http://www.mun.ca/gazette/issues/116_14021_Gazette__Mar_19_opt.pdf
Walsh, Deatra. (Feb. 15, 2014). “Inciting the moral panic of population loss.” The Independent Newspaper.
Haan, Michael. (2014). “Get Ready: The Echo is on the Move.” Invited op-ed article for CBC New Brunswick’s 2014 Election coverage.
O’Donnell, Sarah (Dec. 2013). “Albertans feel compelled to defend oilsands despite our own concerns” Edmonton Journal. Interview with Sara Dorow.
Lougheed, Tim. (Oct. 21, 2013). “From Bonavista to Vancouver Island.” Innovation Now, Canada Foundation for Innovation. Interview with Barbara Neis.
“On the Move.” (Fall, 2013). Vanier Institute Annual Report.
MacIssac, Tara. (Sept. 29, 2013). “Oil money flows to Newfoundland as husbands head west.” Epoch Times. Interview with Barbara Neis and Sara Dorow.
Whelan, Meaghan. (Mar. 1, 2013). “RDC invests $1.6 million in R&D at Memorial University.” Today.mun.ca. Memorial University funding announcement.
CBC News. (Dec. 5, 2012). “Researchers launch commuting study,” CBC web coverage of Memorial Presents panel/project launch. Sara Dorow, Michael Haan and Greg Halseth quoted in article.
MacEachern, Daniel. (Dec. 1, 2012). “Forum to explore consequences of long commutes.” The Telegram. Barbara Neis interviewed for article and quoted extensively.
On the Move Partnership Media Releases
“Live-in Caregivers: Under-recognized Contributors to the Oil Sands Economy.” Release date: January 20, 2015.
Employment-related Geographical Mobility in the News
Gone Again on CBC NL – In this five-part series, journalist Jill English looks at women and the culture of working away, showcasing an element of Newfoundland’s workforce that bridges past and present: the commute.
- Gone Again Part 1 – April Skinner: “A life long thing”
- Gone Again Part 2 – Ashley Murphy on working away and missing home
- Gone Again Part 3 – Winnie Thornhill: “There was no such thing as Alberta”
- Gone Again Part 4 – Heidi Scott on living in two places
- Gone Again Part 5 – Willow Anderson on the shifting of patterns
“Workers needed in Calgary,” CBC Radio St. John’s Morning Show interview with Bruce Snow of Snow Recruiting about recruiting workers in Newfoundland and Labrador to rebuild after severe flooding in Calgary, July 17, 2013.
“Hearts divided: Making money in Alberta at cost of family life in Cape Breton,” by John Demont. The Chronicle Herald Magazine, April 20, 2013