In cahoots
Mar 9, 2018

From Syria to Toronto

A positive story about community groups and unions' collaborative programs that can help get Syrian refugees with basic skills into the workforce. Here is the story of Mahmoud who was a carpenter.
Sep 22, 2015
Photo: Lawrence Plug/Spacing Magazine/flickr

The rise of 'development by exception' in Halifax

Stephen Kimber
There are a number of community-changing developments approved, proposed or soon-to-be proposed in the city of Halifax. Are these types of developments the new normal?
Apr 25, 2013

Cutting corners on safety to blame for death of worker

In 2009, Sam Fitzpatrick was crushed to death by a huge boulder at a construction site north of Powell River, B.C. Sam’s father Brian Fitzpatrick says Kiewit was to blame for its unsafe practices.
Jul 25, 2012
Highway extension sandpit

Protecting the Wakefield Spring

Brent Patterson
Since early 2010, residents of Wakefield, Quebec have been raising concerns about the impact of highway construction on their local water, specifically the Wakefield Spring.
Jun 5, 2012

Jean Charest: The Little Chieftain

Quebec is now living through La Petite Noirceur (Dark Era Lite). The choice of a failed Conservative leader, Jean Charest, has ended up turning back the clock to the reign of Maurice Duplessis.
Mar 5, 2010

MakerCulture: Building communities through culture

Madelyn Chung
Sasha-Ann Simons
Lauren Solski
Do-It-Yourself (DIY), or "making" has become a popular trend over the past few years. Here is a look at some of those who are doing it for themselves.
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