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Cam Sylvester

Cam Sylvester heads up the Global Stewardship Program at Capilano University. He teaches Asian Politics and International Relations in the Political Studies department at Capilano University, and has traveled extensively through Asia, Africa, South America and Europe.

Cam has written on a wide range of topics for a variety of publications, and his work has been nominated for numerous Western Magazine and National Magazine Awards. He also appears regularly on CBC Newsworld as an Asian political analyst. Cam is married to Jeanne Mikita, who teaches Geography at Capilano, and they have two children: Shawn, 22, and Maggie, 17.

Reporting Beat: Global Politics and Public Policy

Website: Capilano University's Global Stewardship Program

Stories by Cam Sylvester


Let's Write an Omnibus Bill to End Omnibus Bills

How else to purge years of toxic policymaking? Here's the first draft, amendments welcome!

By Cam Sylvester, 29 Oct 2015


Harper's Been in So Long We Suffer Political Amnesia

Do enough of us remember the Canada we've lost? How to get it back.

By Cam Sylvester, 14 Oct 2015


Healing in Kibera

In this violent East African slum, 'oases of dignity' emerge.

By Cam Sylvester, 4 Aug 2011


In Africa, It's Sickening to See Tories Play Refugee Politics

Here at the bleeding edge of the Somali crisis, I can't shake the face of Immigration Minister Jason Kenney.

By Cam Sylvester, 20 Jul 2011


South Sudan's Critical Question: Can Oil and Water Mix?

What shapes the chances for the hopeful new nation that others call a 'pre-failed state'?

By Cam Sylvester, 13 Jul 2011


The Case for Boycotting Tieleman's Boycott of Cuba

The moral question isn't whether you visit, but how.

By Cam Sylvester, 2 Feb 2011


Trying to Stop the Other Invasion of Iraq

Inside Turkey's risky anti-war movement.

By Cam Sylvester, 14 Nov 2007


Brave New Charitable World?

The outpouring of donations to tsunami victims have some heralding a new era of global progress. But charity rarely produces fair or just solutions.

By Cam Sylvester, 13 Jan 2005