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Canadian Counter Terrorism, the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, and the World's Deadliest Chemical

As a crush of spectators, international dignitaries, top athletes, and the world's media descend upon Vancouver for the Olympics this winter, a chlorine facility at the base of the Second Narrows Cros

Jason Mogus and the Web of Change

Jason Mogus convenes  the Web of Change conference at Hollyhock Educational Retreat Centre. He talked with VO earlier this year about technology as a force for improving the world. Linda...

Daphne Nederhorst Makes a World of Difference

Sawa means “equal” in Swahili. We give recognition and a global voice to local grassroots leaders in the fifty poorest countries in the world that have never had the chance to tell their successes.

From Inside the Joint: Betty Krawzyck's Activism

Feisty and fiery are words used often to describe Betty Krawzyck, the Vancouver-based, eighty year-old grandma whose environmental activism...

When The Colbert Report Did My Dad

Hello. This is Marcel Feldmar with the Feldmar Report on the Colbert Report on Andrew Feldmar. Leaving my home in L.A. for a quick almost rock star jaunt to Vancouver, I arrive at 10 pm. My father...