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The Real Dirt on Laundry

Washing synthetic fabrics in conventional washing machines is adding harmful microplastics to the world’s oceans.

Erin Hughes

Sustainable Fashion

Fashion Designer Nicole Bridger talks about the importance of sustainable fashion in this one-on-one interview.

Rebecca Van Dop

Healing Behind Bars

Inmates are given the opportunity to heal with yoga and art-based therapy programs being offered in prisons.

Olga Sizykh
Plate with cutlery

Dining in the Dark

Eating a meal in total darkness is undoubtedly a unique experience. But dark dining is a growing trend, and provides not only an epicurean adventure, but career possibilities for those with a visual impairment.

Dusty Yurkin
Hand holding smartphone

Access Tech

Each new smartphone is almost guaranteed to have a feature that makes our everyday lives easier. But for people with visual impairments, advancements in accessible technology can help reduce the limitations caused by their disability.

Ally Kayler
Man in Cosplay Thor Costume

Part-Time God

Cosplay is gaining popularity as fans looks for ways to meet like-minded individuals. Bob Smylie, father of four and part-time Asgardian god of thunder, talks about conventions, making costumes, and why he likes playing Thor.

Mark Shepherd
hands holding berries

The Returns of Labour

Agricultural migrant workers from Mexico face challenging employment and social conditions in Canada.

Estrella Lucero
Meriano with her students in China

Limited Prospects

Newly qualified Canadian teachers seek employment with international schools.

Halley Trusler
Yayoi Hirano

Carving New Traditions

Vancouver audiences welcome experimental plays by local Japanese theatre companies.

Simone Adams
footy players on the field

Fast Flying Footy

Australian football strengthens sport club culture in Canada.

Ada Decolongon

Rescuing Pickles

International volunteers rescue an abandoned Taiwanese pup.

Lynda Tierney

Spirituality at Work

Three Vancouverites weave Eastern philosophies into their professional lives.

Anthony Nerada