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Proposed legislation leaves small non-profits vulnerable to SLAPP suits

October 31, 2014
| The BC government is proposing a major re-write of the legislation that governs close to 27,000 non-profits incorporated in the province. A few clauses are raising alarm bells.
Length: 15:44 minutes (14.42 MB)
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Vision Vancouver has done little to end homelessness

October 31, 2014
| Wendy Pedersen says, after eight years in municipal government, Mayor Gregor Robertson and Vision Vancouver haven’t taken some simple steps to reduce street homelessness.
Length: 14:06 minutes (12.92 MB)
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Municipal governments required to do more with less money

October 30, 2014
| Cities in Canada are getting significantly less money from higher levels of government. At the same time, municipal governments are paying more than their share of housing, policing and water costs.
Length: 14:05 minutes (12.91 MB)
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The Museum of Canadian Human Rights Violations

October 29, 2014
| When the waters of Shoal Lake were diverted to provide drinking water for the city of Winnipeg, the community of Shoal Lake 40 became an island, cut off from services and transportation.
Length: 11:33 minutes (10.59 MB)
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Scathing report by environment commissioner falls on deaf ears

October 26, 2014
| Canada is failing on numerous issues of environmental protection and reneging on international commitments. When Julie Gelfand pointed this out, she attracted the ire of the federal government.
Length: 09:55 minutes (9.08 MB)
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Wikipedia not welcoming environment for women

October 26, 2014
| A survey by the Wikipedia Foundation discovered that more than 85 per cent of editors are men. Wikipedia Edit-a-thons are one attempt to address this imbalance, but women are still holding back.
Length: 11:52 minutes (10.88 MB)
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Need for right to healthy environment in Canada's Constitution

October 26, 2014
| More than 110 countries recognize their citizens' right to a healthy environment. A recent report by Ecojustice argues that Canadians are in urgent need of the same right.
Length: 17:20 minutes (15.88 MB)
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Provincial and federal governments approve Site C dam project

October 22, 2014
| The Site C dam would flood 83 kilometres of the Peace River, putting wildlife habitat, agricultural land and First Nations heritage site under hundreds of metres of water.
Length: 12:57 minutes (11.87 MB)
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Clear link between poverty, disease and early death

October 22, 2014
| If you are poor, you're likely to suffer more and die sooner from whatever ailments you have. A recent panel examined the links between poverty and bad health.
Length: 47:11 minutes (43.21 MB)
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Student financial aid overly complex, not equal

October 19, 2014
| Jordan Maclaren looked into the intricacies of student aid from province to province across Canada. She found huge variability in grants, parental contributions and debt reduction strategies.
Length: 11:21 minutes (10.4 MB)
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