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Podcast
Apr 12, 2016

Ambitious project connects youth with nature

Redeye
In January, the Vancouver parks department cleared a large area of blackberry in Strathcona Community Garden. The plan is to restore the site to a natural habitat for indigenous wildlife.
Podcast
May 4, 2015

From private lawn to urban farm

Redeye
Homeowners throughout Vancouver have allowed a local farming collective to rip up their front lawns and plant vegetables. In the process, they discover that sustainable living is possible in the city.
Podcast
Mar 31, 2014

Rewilding Vancouver

Redeye
A new exhibit at the Museum of Vancouver aims to spark a public conversation about what kind of natural world people want to have around them in Vancouver.
Blog
May 9, 2013

Child poverty rampant in Canadian cities

Iglika Ivanova
The story of child poverty in Canada is very much an urban story. One out of every 10 children living in urban areas was poor in 2010, compared to one in 20 children living in non-urban areas.
Photos
Sep 6, 2010
Condominiums in downtown Vancouver. Photo: Gord McKenna/Flickr

Suburbs vs. cities -- whose utopias?

Michael Stewart
Just as white flight was rooted in xenophobia and racism, gentrification relies on displacement and neglect of marginalized people. At the heart of both is the suppression of alternative narratives.
Event

The Urban Worker Forum

Oct 3, 2010
Gladstone Library
1101 Bloor St. West
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 36.432" N, 79° 26' 2.7636" W
Ontario CA
Andrew Cash's Urban Worker Forum brings together contract workers, freelancers, part-time workers and the self-employed to talk about our shared strengths and struggles, and to look for solutions.
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