Lorraine Chisholm

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Aug 15, 2012

The price of offshore tax havens

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The wealthy of the world have trillions of dollars in assets hidden in offshore accounts or tax havens.
Podcast
Jun 14, 2012

Inquest into death of Michael Vann Hubbard

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In 2009, Vancouver police shot and killed a man staying at a homeless shelter. The inquest into his death heard the police officer involved did not have adequate training in mental health issues.
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May 3, 2012
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Reimagine the CBC

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One of the casualties of Finance Minister Jim Flaherty's 2012 budget was the CBC. The network faces a 10 percent cut in funding over the next 3 years.
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May 2, 2012
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Film: Bear 71

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An innovative multimedia projects documents the life of a female grizzly bear in Banff National Park. The story of Bear 71's life is illustrated with web cam images of wildlife in the park.
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May 2, 2012
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Research on Enviropig halted

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The University of Guelph has been doing research into a genetically modified pig since the mid-1990s. The Enviropig would have produced waste lower in phosphorus than a regular pig.
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Apr 19, 2012
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B.C. criminal justice system in crisis

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Christy Clark launched a comprehensive review of the province’s justice system two months. A new report prepared for the B.C. Civil Liberties Association says this review won't fix what's broken.
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Apr 19, 2012
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Book: The Will of Many

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Democracy usually refers to a form of governance for a nation state. However many modern social movements have grown in explicit rejection of this kind of democracy.
Podcast
Apr 18, 2012

Psychopaths Inc

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In 2010, a U.S. Supreme Court decision rolled back legal restrictions on corporate spending on the grounds that political speech by a business could receive the same protections that people do.
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Apr 5, 2012
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Wilderness Committee faces defamation suit

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Taseko Mines has proposed to drain Fish Lake to hold waste rock for their Prosperity Mine. When the Wilderness Committee commented on this plan, Taseko brought a defamation suit against them.
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Apr 4, 2012
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B.C. teachers adopt plan to fight Bill 22

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The B.C. government passed Bill 22 on March 15. It bans further strikes and sets the conditions for mediation. The B.C. Teachers Federation met for its annual convention two days later.
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Mar 30, 2012
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Gondola proposed for Squamish park

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Stawamus Chief Provincial Park protects the world-famous granite cliffs just outside Squamish, B.C. Sea to Sky Corporation is applying to remove land from this Class A park to build a gondola.
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Mar 20, 2012
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Girls fight back against media sexualization

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SPARK is a new organization that gives girls a place online where they can speak their minds about how they are seeing themselves represented in the media.
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Mar 14, 2012
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End street harassment with mobile techology

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Street harassment is one of the most pervasive forms of gender-based violence. Hollaback! started in New York City as a blog but it's now expanded to include 45 cities.
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Jan 12, 2012
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MLA on welfare in British Columbia

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An anti-poverty group in Vancouver issued a challenge for an MLA in the province to live on the equivalent of welfare for a month. Jagrup Brar of the NDP accepted the challenge.
Podcast
Jan 11, 2012
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B.C. trial lawyers start job action

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Last week, more than half of the province's 70 courtrooms had no duty counsel, the lawyers who usually represent people for first-time appearances.
Podcast
Nov 9, 2011

Canada Food Guide in need of an overhaul

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The United States recently brought out a new guide for its citizens called the Food Plate. Bill Jeffery says it's more intuitive and healthier than what we have in Canada.
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Nov 7, 2011
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Speculation transforms world food economy

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Human survival has always depended on our ability to find or grow food for ourselves or exchange something to acquire it. That simple equation is now severely out of whack.

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