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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)
Photo: Davide Cassanello/flickr
| May 5, 2015
Redeye

From private lawn to urban farm

May 4, 2015
| 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.
Length: 12:05 minutes (11.07 MB)

Solving Vancouver's homelessness problem through public health care

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Behind Vancouver's breathtaking postcard views live almost 2,000 homeless people.

Although rarely mentioned when describing Vancouver's stunning green spaces, sandy beaches and snow-dusted mountains that peek between downtown's glass towers, they are no less part of the city landscape.

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Heartwood Community Café provides social change through social space in Vancouver

Photo: Heartwood Community Cafe facebook

Radical social change initiatives can form just about anywhere, inspired by a complex set of interlocking barriers and systems, designed to keep us apart. But these initiatives grow in more depth and with so much more light, when they have elements of community gathering to replenish and refill our human need for care.

Enter: social spaces, such as Heartwood Community Café in Vancouver, that act as a satellite for social movements and all forms of organizing to bloom.

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Indie Inside: Sister Says

Sister Says is a soulful genre-bending pop duo/band based out of Vancouver fronted by siblings Gillian and Robert Thomson. Not your typical soulful jam or singer-songwriter duo, their music pulses with the soul, telling heartbreak tales and stories about the wonderful and ever-changing conundrum that is life. Throughout the years Sister Says has had the opportunity to perform diverse shows that include: The TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival, The Islands Folk Fest in Duncan, The Talking Stick Festival in Vancouver, and at Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto opening for Stars and Blackie and the Rodeo Kings.

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| February 13, 2015
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