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Green Majority Radio

Reclaiming sovereignty

January 8, 2016
| Green Majority Radio spoke to Jeff Mann, an artist who makes car parts into art and about TransCanada's lawsuit against the U.S. government for killing the Keystone XL pipeline.
Length: 54:38 minutes (50.02 MB)
Green Majority Radio

2015 in review

December 25, 2015
| We review a bunch of top 2015 news items (not just environmental stories) and draw conclusions about where the world is going as we reach the end of another year.
Length: 59:20 minutes (54.33 MB)
Redeye

Vancouver police won't say if they can spy on cellphones

December 2, 2015
| The Vancouver police refuses to confirm or deny that they have the StingRay, a surveillance device that mimics a cellphone tower to gain access to all cellphones in the area.
Length: 13:13 minutes (12.11 MB)
Redeye

Vancouver group creates app to help refugees find services

November 18, 2015
| A new app developed by the Vancouver organization PeaceGeeks, in partnership with the UNHCR, helps refugees in Jordan find information about the services they need to survive.
Length: 09:51 minutes (9.02 MB)
Redeye

A fresh look at women in trades and technology

November 13, 2015
| A new radio documentary looks at the challenges facing young women when they decide to take up a trade. The program was produced by 20-year-old sound technician Mariessa Mcleod.
Length: 09:39 minutes (8.85 MB)
Columnists

Of collaboration tools, pickles and underpants

Photo: Flickr/sarah robertson

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Imagine this conversation with a friend.

“You know, I just love my cutlery drawer. I mean it’s just the perfect place to store things.”

“You mean, like knives and spoons and …”

“No! Everything!”

“Boots? Hats? Pickle jars? Underpants?”

“Everything. I can’t imagine ever having to need any other kind of place to put stuff!” 

“But, you know there are closets, shoe racks, pantries and bureaus for that other stuff.”

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What can science centres teach us?

Science centres convey the principles, wonder and realities of the natural world to a public often overwhelmed by the jargon, pace and detail of science and engineering.

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Science centres kindle passion for the natural world

Photo: Canada Science and Technology Museum/flickr

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As I write this I'm in Montreal just wrapping up my coverage of the Association of Science - Technology Centers (ASTC) annual conference.

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