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| July 15, 2016

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)

Common Notions: A film about the Purple Thistle Centre

May 9, 2016
| The Purple Thistle operated for years as a youth-run space for arts and activism in Vancouver's East Side. The film, Common Notions, explores what made the Purple Thistle work for young people.
Length: 21:59 minutes (20.13 MB)

Imagining a new post office for the post-carbon economy

April 9, 2016
| In this age of electronic everything, Canadians don't use their local post office as much anymore. But the post office is a community hub in other countries and it could be here too.
Length: 11:44 minutes (10.75 MB)
| February 4, 2016

Ten ways to build community between Muslims and non-Muslims

Photo: Flickr/Lue De Leeuw

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Anti-Muslim harassment and violence has increased in Canada since the attacks in Paris last Friday. Following that attack many Muslims have faced threats and violent acts. At the same time, many people are working to create stronger links of peace and understanding between Muslims and non-Muslims across the country. 



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Michelle Knoll on neighbourhood, at-risk communities, and local solutions

July 12, 2015
| Michelle talks about her approach to solving community issues. She speaks about celebrating difference, facilitating community and how we need to say hello more often.
Length: 45:50 minutes (52.47 MB)

Access to transit improves health

May 5, 2015
| In Metro Vancouver, some communities have a lot of transportation options, others are primarily designed for cars. A new survey shows a clear link between health and access to public transit.
Length: 13:40 minutes (12.51 MB)

Free Utopian Projects examines consumption through free art

April 13, 2015
| Jocelyn Meggait created Free Utopian Projects -- an evolving series of socially interactive installations -- to connect art and social practice and to create community.
Length: 29:05 minutes (39.96 MB)
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The Peoples' Social Forum: The first day

August 21, 2014
| Highlights from the first day of a gathering of activists, journalists, artists and thinkers in Ottawa from across Canada.
Length: 31:06 minutes (56.98 MB)
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