The Hunt for B.C.’s Most Notorious Fisherman

Jason Markusoff tells the story of an incredibly brazen fish thief. After being caught numerous times, the puzzling element is why he does not just stop.

Poaching, however, takes investment, knowledge and constant effort to evade detection. All the energy Steer has wasted ducking authorities could have been spent leasing a licence, working hard and going legit, observes Kelvin Campbell, a veteran B.C. crab fisherman. “It doesn’t make sense to me. It’s almost like he likes to get caught.”

Source: Maclean’s
Published: Apr 21, 2022
Length: 18 minutes (4,616 words)

The New Underground Railroad

Facing tighter U.S. immigration restrictions, some refugees are risking their lives in the dead of winter by walking for miles across the U.S. border into Canada.

Source: Maclean’s
Published: Feb 3, 2017
Length: 13 minutes (3,340 words)