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Published 2017

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What We Stand to Lose
Masthead 2017

List of contributors to the 2017 issue.

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Ready, Set, Hack!

Competitive coding events encourage participants with varied backgrounds to develop innovative apps that help solve global issues.

View from Mt. Balingkilat

A Greener Path

The most appealing trails seem untouched, but as more people hike those trails, more damage is left behind.

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The Fifteenth Element

Scientists are developing technologies to recover phosphorus, but they face barriers, including a lack of awareness of the problem.

The Hanjin Ottawa in Russia

Crossing Oceans

Cargo ships haul more than metal containers. Recently, they have been carrying an increasing number of tourists.

Abundance by Aaron Nelson-Moody

Tech Meets Tradition

Aaron Nelson-Moody shares his experience using modern software to help create traditional Coast Salish art.

Valparaiso

Valley of Paradise

This Chilean city’s famous cable cars and hilly neighbourhoods are living relics of its maritime history.

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A Sanctuary Called Home

Sanctuaries such as the Bloedel Conservatory and Greyhaven Exotic Bird Sanctuary give abandoned exotic birds a home.

Travel

Seasonably Late: A Guide to Pacific Rim Travel

The Pacific Rim is home to many beautiful countries. Here are some suggestions of where to go and when.

Apps

App Happy

From health to travel to languages, apps can improve the quality of many aspects of a person’s life.

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Supertrees

Singapore’s huge Supertrees blend innovative technology and natural greenery, creating spectacular views from both ground and treetop.

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Torafuku

Bold and innovative Pan Asian food delights the senses in Vancouver’s new Main Street hot spot.

Nachos

Lucky Taco

In the heart of Kitsilano’s Yew Street, a charming taqueria offers fresh flavours at affordable prices.

Broccoli Popcorn

The Arbor

The owners of Vancouver’s The Acorn are serving imaginative, yet affordable, vegetarian comfort food in a cozy new space.

Cha Gio

Anh and Chi

The next generation of the Nguyen family reinvents their family’s noodle house, the Pho Hoang Vietnamese Restaurant.

Stephen Cooper and Allison Dent

The Brunch Club

A Vancouver couple rescue their friends from the tumult of a restaurant brunch by hosting it in their home.

Cooper the dog

A Fetching Solution

GoFetch is an app that connects dog owners with people who wish they were dog owners.

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To Bee or Not to Bee

With minuscule tracking devices glued to their backs, bees are valuable research subjects to psychologists studying memory and learning.

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Women Who Code

An inside look at a global non-profit organization that empowers women to join the tech industry.

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School of Thoughtfulness

An increasing number of schools are moving from traditional teaching practices to a more modern approach.

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Acupunks

A local business celebrates a community based acupuncture practice that is available for everyone to take advantage of.

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Goat Yoga

At Lainey Morse’s animal-assisted therapy sessions, people have come from all over to do yoga. With goats.

Issue of the Young Companion

The Young Companion Pictorial

In the 90 years since its first issue, the Shanghai magazine has been an archive of Chinese culture.

Sarah Anderson

On Location

A young woman packs up and moves across Canada for a drastic career change.

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