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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)

Ambitious project connects youth with nature

April 12, 2016
| 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.
Length: 13:41 minutes (12.54 MB)
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Won't someone listen to the children? Young environmentalists speak out

February 12, 2016
| Grade 5 students on endangered species, more on TPP and a severe facepalm warning about Rex Murphy's op-ed on Alberta.
Length: 55:52 minutes (51.15 MB)

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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)

Death in a Dumpster: The Musical

October 25, 2015
| Death in a Dumpster is based on a short play by renowned anti-poverty activist and author Sheila Baxter. It's been written, composed and performed by a group of street-involved youth.
Length: 13:59 minutes (12.82 MB)

Radio role models

October 15, 2015
| Radio as a tool of empowerment for African women and youth.
Length: 29:12 minutes (26.74 MB)

Black Lives Matter - Toronto

October 14, 2015
| The Black Lives Matter movement started in the U.S. in 2012. In the past three years, it’s become a global movement. Pascale Diverlus is co-founder of the Toronto chapter.
Length: 11:56 minutes (10.93 MB)

Youth Digital Media Ecologies Project

The Youth Digital Media Ecologies Project is a national research program looking at how 175 youth media production groups in Vancouver, Toronto, and Montreal have shaped the urban ecologies of Canada’s 3 largest cities.  The site includes lists and maps of influential youth media organizations,  their primary objectives, the kind of media they work with, and the diverse range of young people they serve.


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