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A look at hidden homelessness among refugees and new immigrants in Vancouver

Rising rents and the decline in rental accommodation is contributing to a rising trend of “hidden homelessness’ among Vancouver’s refugees and new immigrants. According to a…

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Affordable housing and Vancouver’s municipal election – a short guide.

Blog post by Amy Do  If you own a house in Vancouver you’re probably a millionaire. That’s just how expensive it is to live in this…

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These guys live in Vancouver, pay next to nothing for rent and throw epic parties [somewhat NSFW photos]

On yesterday’s episode of Terry Project on CiTR we profiled Vlad and Andrew, two young guys who pay around $360 each a month to live in a big house…

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TEDxTT Speaker Preview: Joel Hutchinson

  ‘Why do we explore?’ This was the question that Joel Hutchinson asked Buzz Aldrin, Bill Nye, the administrator of NASA and many other prominent scientists…

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TEDxTT Speaker Preview: Alex Mierke-Zatwarnicki & Urooba Jamal

“How do we build stronger social movements? How do we engage people who may not necessarily know where to start with activism? The Talon is an…

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TEDxTT Speaker Preview – Abeer Yusuf

  Where do you belong? Where is home? What country or culture do you identify most with? These may seem like simple enough questions for most…

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TEDxTT Speaker Preview: Swinzle Chauhan

  Blog post by Hailey Froese  Swinzle Chauhan is a fourth year undergraduate student studying Environmental Sciences and Human Geography. Whilst of Indian descent, she was…

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TEDxTT Speaker Preview: Viet Vu

 “It’s going to be one of the most personal things I’ve done in my life – and it seems like I will be doing that in…

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TEDxTerry Talks 2014. Saturday, October 25th at the Life Science Center. Ticket info here.

Buy Tickets at: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/tedx-terry-talks-2014-tickets-8781113547 For the 7th year running, we’re game on with this wonderful student conference. If you haven’t had the chance to attend before,…

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The Four Pillars Revisited

  In 2001, after much campaigning by activists, academics and public health officials, Vancouver’s municipal council approved the boldest, most progressive drug policy in North America:…

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