Krystle Alarcon

Krystle Alarcon is an award-winning, multimedia reporter based in Whitehorse, Yukon. She was nominated for two awards by the Canadian Association of Journalists last year, for her investigative pieces on a prostitute trying to exit the industry in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside and the abuse of temporary foreign workers in Canada. She won an award for the latter. Fluent in French and Tagalog, she enjoys reporting on social justice issues and increasing the representation of minorities in media. She loves cooking, playing with dogs with squashed noses, and trying to spike a volleyball. You can follow her on Twitter @krystlealarconkrystlealarcon.comSoundcloud and Vimeo.

Projects of the heart at PNE give expression to Indian residential school tragedies

To some, it looks like just another doorknob. But to him, it holds the history of a nation's tragedy, touched, as it once was, by hundreds of hands.

Healing from horrors of Indian Residential Schools during BC Truth and Reconciliation Week

Justice Murray Sinclair, Truth and Reconciliation Commission chair, addressed thousands at Pacific Colesium, saying, “This is not an aboriginal problem, this is a problem for all of Canada.

Triple-X workers shaken by the death of two escorts in New West

"We remind Triple-X Workers to stay safe," an email said.

Bridging Cultures: Idle No More protest in Surrey

An alleged assault on a First Nations woman who helped organize the Idle No More rallies has shaken the indigenous community, organizers say. This afternoon, activists will gather at Surrey to...

Canada's growing culture of refugee exclusion

Almost 25,000 refugees fight exclusion claims yearly, according to a report by two law professors from UBC. Here's a look at the people behind the numbers.

Canada’s modern-day slaves

Live-in caregivers in Canada -- many of them university-educated and English-speaking -- remain silent about abuse. But why?