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Port expansion threatens Crab Park on Vancouver waterfront

June 22, 2016
| Crab Park has a beach, acres of green space and a stunning view of the North Shore mountains. That view is threatened by Port of Vancouver plans for expansion to the Centerm container terminal.
Length: 13:41 minutes (12.54 MB)
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Impact of Airbnb on rental vacancy rates

June 22, 2016
| Karen Sawatsky says there are over 1,000 entire units being used exclusively for short term rentals in Vancouver and that this is contributing to the city’s rental housing crisis.
Length: 15:51 minutes (14.52 MB)
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Tens of thousands of Tamils still displaced in Sri Lanka

June 15, 2016
| Seven years after the end of a devastating civil war in Sri Lanka, the northern province still looks as if the conflict ended yesterday. Tamil refugees have petitioned the Oakland Institute for help.
Length: 14:35 minutes (13.36 MB)
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105 Keefer crucial in fight against development in Vancouver's Chinatown

June 15, 2016
| 105 Keefer Street is in the heart of Chinatown, an area facing the same intense development pressures as Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. Plans for a 13-storey tower don't sit well with local residents.
Length: 14:25 minutes (13.2 MB)
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Think Before You Appropriate

June 14, 2016
| Cultures have always exchanged ideas with each other. But sometimes the exchanges more closely resemble theft. The IPinCH project has produced a guidebook on appropriation from First Nations cultures.
Length: 16:01 minutes (14.67 MB)
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New data reveals depth of poverty on reserve

June 13, 2016
| A new study using data from the National Household Survey shows 60% of Indigenous children on reserve live below the poverty line. We speak with Mary Teegee of the BC Aboriginal Child Care Society.
Length: 16:26 minutes (15.05 MB)
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Health Canada considers allowing use of prescription heroin

June 10, 2016
| There are encouraging signs that the Liberal government will take a radically different approach to harm reduction. Pivot Legal says prescription heroin is a crucial tool in addiction treatment.
Length: 12:17 minutes (11.26 MB)
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Exploding the myth of the peaceable kingdom

May 31, 2016
| The official story sees Canada as a shining beacon spreading its enlightened code of ethics through a dark world. Richard Sanders says we believe this because we're suffering from the Canada Syndrome.
Length: 30:18 minutes (27.75 MB)
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Mixed-ability dance pushes boundaries of art form

May 16, 2016
| All Bodies Dance Project brings together people with and without disabilities to explore movement as a means of creative expression. Naomi Brand explains the challenges and joys of inclusive dance.
Length: 15:13 minutes (13.94 MB)
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Responding to economic critiques of the Leap Manifesto

May 11, 2016
| The Leap Manifesto has been called divisive, naïve and economically unsustainable. Christopher Majka says these critiques are rooted in a misunderstanding of what the Manifesto aims to do.
Length: 18:10 minutes (16.64 MB)
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