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Housing cooperatives face uncertain future
March 8, 2014
| For the past 40 years, the federal government has subsidized housing coops. Now the original agreements are expiring and there is no plan in place for their renewal.
12:14 minutes (11.21 MB)
Yukon government opens Peel River Watershed to mining
March 6, 2014
| A planning commission of First Nations and government reps said most of this pristine wilderness should be protected from development. Last month the government stood this agreement on its head.
11:50 minutes (10.83 MB)
The Sharing Project
March 5, 2014
| Following on the success of the Vancouver Tool Library, co-founder Chris Diplock decided to find out what resources people share, who they share with and what motivates them to do it.
12:24 minutes (11.36 MB)
Scarlett Johansson resigns from Oxfam, stays with Sodastream
March 4, 2014
| Scarlett Johansson is an American actress and singer who became a global ambassador for Oxfam in 2005. She left that position in February.
16:36 minutes (15.21 MB)
Canada Revenue Agency audits prominent environmental groups
March 4, 2014
| Audits of charitable organizations happen all the time yet the recent audits of groups such as the David Suzuki Foundation seem far from routine.
12:19 minutes (11.29 MB)
Historical Context of the Palestine Maps: Fact and Fiction
February 27, 2014
| In September last year, transit ads showing four maps of Palestine started appearing on the side of Vancouver buses. The campaign met with loud opposition from Zionist groups.
51:22 minutes (47.03 MB)
Fish farm expansion threatens wild salmon stock
February 7, 2014
| The federal government recently approved a major expansion to B.C.'s fish farm sector despite warnings by the Cohen commission about the effects of net-based farms on wild salmon.
13:50 minutes (12.68 MB)
Militant protest good for democracy
February 7, 2014
| Martin Luther King said rioting was the language of the unheard. In his new book, Languages of the Unheard, Stephen D'Arcy argues that militant protest is essential for a healthy democracy.
17:28 minutes (16 MB)
B.C.'s forests shift from carbon sink to carbon source
February 6, 2014
| Trees play an important role in addressing global warming by sequestering emissions. But recent figures show that forests in B.C. are now releasing alarming amounts of carbon rather than absorbing it.
12:42 minutes (11.64 MB)
Dangers of moving oil by rail
February 5, 2014
| The derailment of an oil train in Lac Mégantic last year killed 47 people and spilled millions of litres of crude oil into the town. Since then, a number of other fuel trains have derailed.
16:03 minutes (14.71 MB)
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