Jeremy Appel

Jeremy Appel

Calgary, Alberta
Jeremy Appel is a municipal politics reporter for Sprawl Alberta. His work has appeared in CBC, Jacobin, Passage and the Forward. He co-hosts the Forgotten Corner and Big Shiny Takes podcasts.
Mar
29
Could Canadian Weapons Sent to Ukraine End Up in Extremist Hands?

Could Canadian Weapons Sent to Ukraine End Up in Extremist Hands?

“It’s certainly riskier to export weapons to a war zone, and that’s not particularly unique to the case of Ukraine."
Dec
09
The Powerful Oil And Gas Executives Opposing Canada’s Climate Commitments

The Powerful Oil And Gas Executives Opposing Canada’s Climate Commitments

According to data from the OECD, Canada is the only G7 nation to have increased greenhouse gas emissions over the past six years.
Oct
25
The Politicians And Public Officials Responsible For Alberta’s Deadly ‘Open For Summer’ Policy

The Politicians And Public Officials Responsible For Alberta’s Deadly ‘Open For Summer’ Policy

Alberta’s deadly fourth wave was precipitated by the government’s “Open for Summer” policy, which began May 28 and culminated in dropping all capacity restrictions and mask mandates on July 1.
Sep
29
What Happened To Canada's Domestic Vaccine Manufacturing Capacity?

What Happened To Canada's Domestic Vaccine Manufacturing Capacity?

“What the pandemic has done has just driven home how vulnerable we are to the pharmaceutical industry. It was clear that it was a problem for Canada that we didn’t have domestic vaccine production capacity.”
Aug
24
Can Systemic Racism In Policing Be Fixed?

Can Systemic Racism In Policing Be Fixed?

“If the hiring practices are still inherently racist, then hiring people of a different background doesn’t do anything."