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Brain drain challenges First Nation communities across Canada

Ally Quinney and I produced this story for “The Early Edition” on CBC Radio One in Vancouver. Young people are leaving aboriginal communities in large numbers, and most have no plans to return. Rebe DeGuevara is an exception.

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Brain drain challenges First Nation communities across Canada

Ally Quinney and I produced this story for “The Early Edition” on CBC Radio One in Vancouver. Young people are leaving aboriginal communities in large numbers, and most have no plans to return. Rebe DeGuevara is an exception.

Himalayas

Peak Fear

This article first appeared in the October 2013 issue of Reader’s Digest.

Himalayas

Peak Fear

This article first appeared in the October 2013 issue of Reader’s Digest.

Families await justice five years after Surrey Six slayings

From the Oct. 18 edition of Metro Vancouver Five years ago, the worst gangland slaying in the city’s history left six dead in a Surrey apartment. In the months that followed, the RCMP would start a Gang Task Force to

Families await justice five years after Surrey Six slayings

From the Oct. 18 edition of Metro Vancouver Five years ago, the worst gangland slaying in the city’s history left six dead in a Surrey apartment. In the months that followed, the RCMP would start a Gang Task Force to

Vancouver’s Topshop opens without the stampede

Metro NewsOctober 18, 2012 | 9:35 pm Photo: ELIZABETH HAMES/FOR METRO When Topshop opened its first Australian location in Melbourne last year, hundreds of ecstatic shoppers lined up overnight for an opportunity to be the next trend-setter. It’s the same

Vancouver’s Topshop opens without the stampede

Metro NewsOctober 18, 2012 | 9:35 pm Photo: ELIZABETH HAMES/FOR METRO When Topshop opened its first Australian location in Melbourne last year, hundreds of ecstatic shoppers lined up overnight for an opportunity to be the next trend-setter. It’s the same

Hate seeing Christmas in July? Get used to it

From the Sept. 6, 2012 edition of Metro Vancouver   Halloween candies in August, Christmas wreaths in July. Seasonal items are creeping onto shelves earlier each year — and raising the ire of consumers. In Vancouver, shoppers can already buy

Hate seeing Christmas in July? Get used to it

From the Sept. 6, 2012 edition of Metro Vancouver   Halloween candies in August, Christmas wreaths in July. Seasonal items are creeping onto shelves earlier each year — and raising the ire of consumers. In Vancouver, shoppers can already buy

Vancouver theatre church a big hit at the box office

From the Oct. 17 edition of Metro Vancouver Elizabeth Hames The red seats still creak, the lobby still smells of popcorn, and the neon sign out front still burns bright. But something has changed at the 76-year-old Hollywood theatre on

Vancouver theatre church a big hit at the box office

From the Oct. 17 edition of Metro Vancouver Elizabeth Hames The red seats still creak, the lobby still smells of popcorn, and the neon sign out front still burns bright. But something has changed at the 76-year-old Hollywood theatre on

Adult tastebuds in a bitter retreat

From the National Post‘s weekend edition | Oct 14, 2012 7:50 PM ET Elizabeth Hames Britain wasn’t eating its vegetables. Not enough of them, anyway. In 2002, the British government stormed schools and took over the airwaves with a campaign

Adult tastebuds in a bitter retreat

From the National Post‘s weekend edition | Oct 14, 2012 7:50 PM ET Elizabeth Hames Britain wasn’t eating its vegetables. Not enough of them, anyway. In 2002, the British government stormed schools and took over the airwaves with a campaign