Mara Kardas-Nelson

After graduating from the University of British Columbia, Mara Kardas-Nelson decided to pursue her latent dream of becoming a journalist, and has since been published in Canada, the U.S. and South Africa. Her interests are in health, the environment, women's rights and labour issues. Mara is also active with AIDS and public health organizations across North America and internationally.

Mara Kardas-Nelson
Blog
Feb 26, 2010

Voices from the Olympic Tent Village

Mara Kardas-Nelson
While the mainstream media continues to either ignore or blast the Olympic Tent Village, village residents are fighting back by taking things into their own hands.
News
Feb 25, 2010
Some say evidence of Olympic-related trafficking shows a spike in vulnerable women being brought to Vancouver during the Games. But local sex trade activists disagree.  Image: Salvation Army.

Human trafficking and The Games

Mara Kardas-Nelson
Some say evidence of Olympic-related trafficking shows a spike in vulnerable women being brought to Vancouver during the Games. But local sex trade activists disagree.
Blog
Feb 19, 2010

Your chance to get red

Mara Kardas-Nelson
Three Vancouver actions are taking place this weekend to campaign for affordable and accessible low-income housing.
Blog
Feb 18, 2010

The Olympic Tent Village: A safe community

Mara Kardas-Nelson
Vancouver's Downtown Eastside neighbourhood is not known as one of the city's most beautiful, but the Olympic Tent Village helps to highlight its community.

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