Nicky Young
Contributor

Nicky Young is a journalist, organizer and skateboarder originally from Toronto. His work in media began right out of high school with skateboarding magazines but quickly evolved to environmental and Indigenous issues with the rise of Idle No More. His focus is on grassroots direct action, supporting groups such as The Yes Men, Climate Justice Alliance, No One Is Illegal, and the Secwepemc Womans Warrior Society.

Nicky Young
Media and movements
How livestreaming is changing social movements
Nicky Young
May 31, 2016
Climate change and pipelines
Liberal MP speechless on pipelines and climate change
Nicky Young
May 27, 2016
Free speech
Ontario votes down bill targeting boycott and divestment movement against Israel
Nicky Young
May 19, 2016
Police impunity
Black Lives Matter activists camp out at Toronto City Hall
Nicky Young
March 21, 2016
Immigration and detention
Protests erupt as two migrants die in CBSA custody in past week
March 16, 2016
Anti-poverty action
Protest targets Toronto's 'abandonment' of poor and homeless
Nicky Young
February 17, 2016
Land Defence
Chippewas of the Thames First Nation stand up to Enbridge’s Line 9
Nicky Young
February 15, 2016
Modern treaties
VIDEO: As Algonquin land claim heads to a vote, not everyone is happy
Nicky Young
February 5, 2016
Tar sands pipelines
Toronto activists protest NEB talk to Board of Trade
Nicky Young
January 28, 2016
The other Enbridge pipeline
Court solidarity for activists who took direct action against Line 9
Nicky Young
January 26, 2016
Tar sands pipelines
Arrests made after direct action protesting Kinder Morgan NEB hearings
Nicky Young
January 18, 2016
Canadian politics
Youth deliver climate message to Justin Trudeau
Nicky Young
January 13, 2016
Climate and pipelines
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Shutting down Line 9
Nicky Young
December 21, 2015
National MMIW inquiry
VIDEO: One woman’s fight for missing and murdered Indigenous women
Nicky Young
December 9, 2015
COP21
Climate activists deliver strong message on Parliament Hill
Nicky Young
November 30, 2015
Waste management
VIDEO: Montreal’s sewage dump sparks international outrage
Nicky Young
November 16, 2015
Paris attacks
VIDEO: CNN implicates refugees in Paris attacks
Nicky Young
November 14, 2015
Climate Justice
'Climate welcome' for Justin Trudeau: Activists deliver gifts and a strong message
Nicky Young
November 10, 2015
Halloween
Indigenous activists take action: 'Our culture is not a costume'
October 30, 2015
Canada Votes 2015
Harper’s gone but our electoral system is still broken
October 23, 2015
Canada Votes 2015
Prime minister using national security to distract from faltering economy, says Grand Chief
Nicky Young
August 11, 2015
Regulation
VIDEO: ‘Environmental oversight is a cruel joke,’ says B.C. Grand Chief Stewart Phillip
Nicky Young
August 8, 2015
‘A crime scene’: Mount Polley one year after mining disaster
Nicky Young
August 4, 2015
VIDEO: Man in Guy Fawkes mask shot by RCMP; Anonymous vows revenge
Nicky Young
July 18, 2015
Land Defence
First Nations camp aims to protect ancient village and trading ground from logging
July 15, 2015
Truth and Reconciliation
VIDEO: ‘Culture saves lives,’ say residential school survivors
Nicky Young
June 18, 2015
VIDEO: Activists ‘toast the coast’ in Vancouver
Nicky Young
June 16, 2015
Politicians and industry have not been honest about the risks from oil spills
Nicky Young
June 11, 2015
Resource Extraction
VIDEO: Protest at Imperial Metals AGM turns ugly as shareholder goes full racist
Nicky Young
May 29, 2015
Land Defence
VIDEO: Protesters fight reopening of Mount Polley mine in B.C.
Nicky Young
April 30, 2015
Energy & Environment
VIDEO: Vancouver activists beat an effigy of Stephen Harper riding an oil tanker
Nicky Young
April 27, 2015
Energy & Environment
Protesters present industry minister James Moore with oil-covered rocks
Nicky Young
April 18, 2015
VIDEO: Spill blamed on Harper as oil washes ashore in Vancouver
Nicky Young
April 13, 2015
Resource Extraction
PHOTOS: Company responsible for Mount Polley disaster applies to reopen mine
Nicky Young
April 10, 2015