social justice

Elsie Dean and granddaughter Mic

At 91, Elsie Dean remains an active elder of B.C.'s political activist community

With the stakes so high, it is important to honour the elders who have set examples of relentless, joyful struggle.
Just Film Fest: the province’s largest social film festival

Just Film Fest: the province’s largest social film festival

B.C.’s largest social film festival is coming to Vancouver from March 20-22 Amnesty International, CoDevelopment Canada and Village Vancouver in partnership with Langara College Continuing Stud­ies...

Mayor Gregor Robertson on the passing of Jim Green

Jim Green, defender of the poor, activist, politician, football-lover, died Tuesday morning. He was 68 years old, and was battling lung cancer. "It is with great sadness...

Mark Jaccard outlines challenges of climate change action in new book, Deluding Ourselves to Disaster

Jaccard's central question: What is your moral duty as a citizen if independent evidence consistently show your government is not telling the truth and the implications are disastrous?

Films examine food at its roots

World Community Film Festival educates and inspires audiences through documentaries.

Half-and-Half project creates social justice through photography

With a bold new project called Half-and-Half, Vancouver-based photographer Joshua Hergesheimer plans to give back 50 per cent of the profits made from photographs to the subject that made the...

Women Entrepreneurs for Social Change

Successful female business leaders talk about how to grow a business while remaining true to your cause.

In Canada's poorest neighborhood, a pastor serves mass and lunch

Not everyone is finished when Brian lets in the second group. Some in the first group have shoveled pasta into plastic bags they brought and are calling for more...