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Anne Watson

Anne is a journalist and award-winning filmmaker who moved to Vancouver three years ago with her daughter. Her most recent film project was with the National Film Board about changes in education in the Vancouver area.

Producer and Author Tracey Friesen

Roundhouse Radio's Tracey Friesen authors 'Story Money Impact,' a resource for funding media

Roundhouse Radio's Tracey Friesen writes a book about film, funding and impact.
Occupy Wall Street creator Micah White

Carrie Saxifrage to read with Occupy Wall Street creator Micah White and Andrew Nikiforuk

Occupy Wall Street co-creator Micah White speaks about his new book, "The End of Protest: A New Playbook for Revolution" with writers Andrew Nikiforuk and Carrie Saxifrage.
Panelists and Action Canada Fellows at "Creative Disruption" Water

Nobody knows how much groundwater we have

Action Canada brings together panelists to discuss groundwater issues in BC.

Vancouver trailblazing the way forward for green cities of the future

City Council unanimously supports the Greenest City Initiative to 2020 and the Renewable City Strategy.
Author and Scientist Alejandro Frid.  Photo by Gail Lotenberg.

Scientist Alejandro Frid's Book Tackles Climate Change Wisely

New book by Scientist Alejandro Frid explores new ways of thinking about climate change.

The Ingenious Tim Flannery Takes on Our Inevitable Climate Crisis in his New Book

Best -selling author and scientist Tim Flannery's latest book, "Atmosphere of Change: Searching for Solutions to the Climate Crisis" changes the conversation about our climate future.

Lori Shenher on 'That Lonely Section of Hell'

Lori Shenher’s book about the botched investigation of the murdered women from Vancouver’s downtown eastside elicits emotional responses from panelists.
"Tricks on the Dead" a film by Jordan Paterson

Vancouver filmmaker premiers "Tricks on the Dead," an epic film about WWI's Chinese labourers

Documentary Filmmaker Jordan Paterson premieres "Tricks on the Dead," a film about the Chinese Labourers in WWI
Cast of "The Best Laid Plans: A Musical," photo by Tim Matheson

OUTSTANDING POLITICAL THEATRE: “The Best Laid Plans: a Musical” at York stars Nick Fontaine

A riotous and timely musical about Canadian politics playing at the York Theatre in Vancouver.
Franke James speaks to BCCLA

Repression-proof artist, Franke James, celebrated by BCCLA

Franke James shows eight years of her artwork about fighting the environment and freedom of expression.