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The Journey on CBC TV Vancouver

The video, below, is definitely among my favourite media clips from the marathon a day, 6 days a week for 6 months, 6,000 kilometre Journey for a Tobacco-Free World.  Again, a huge “THANK YOU!” to CBC Television reporter Bob Nixon. Just in case that link is ever broken/removed/lost/stolen or otherwise destroyed/sabotaged (by those bastards at Imperial Tobacco), it […]

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A reality check for Bruce Allen

On February 1, 2011, Bruce Allen broadcast an editorial about smoke-free housing on CKNW that had multiple factual errors. Errol Povah provides this podcast in response to it. Get MP3 (4 MB | 3:48 min)

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Press coverage from Glens Falls, NY

Article by David Taube in the Glens Falls Post Star: From Vancouver, anti-tobacco activist walks through Glens Falls area

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Media coverage in The Province

Story by Postmedia News, published in the Vancouver Province: B.C. man’s lonely cross-country trek against tobacco nears end

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Media coverage in Espanola, ON

Story from Around & About, Oct. 5 issue: Journey for a Tobacco-Free World – Errol Povah, President of Airspace Action on Smoking and Health continues his journey walking across Canada. At the estimated rate of 42 km a day, six days a week, the cross country, shore-to-shore trek is expected to take six months. Errol […]

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Brief press notice from Dryden, ON

From CKDR-FM in Dryden: B.C. Man Trying to Kill Tobacco Industry Errol Povah has visions of a tobacco-free world and he’s determined to see that through. Povah is walking and running from Victoria, B.C. to Montreal to raise awareness and money. The Vancouver man stopped in Dryden Wednesday. Povah says its his goal to put […]

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Media coverage in Swift Current, SK

Story by Allison Werbowetsky in Prairie Post: B.C. man makes stop in Swift during anti-smoking walk across Canada

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Video report from Regina

Click here to view a news report by CTV Regina.

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Video Report #4

This one is by Jay Carr, a.k.a. killthemwithcolor. The footage is from the start of the Journey in Victoria, but there are interviews covering several British Columbia tobacco issues. P.S. Errol finished today three km. short of Rogers Pass.

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Video report on CBC British Columbia

CBC British Columbia aired a report on the JTFW by Bob Nixon on June 8. You can view it by going to Bob Nixon’s blog entry, Marathon Man, then clicking on “Anti-Tobacco Campaign” at the end of the article.

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