Sameer Singh shares his idea for memorializing the devastating 2016 wildfires in Northern Alberta and the restoration of its communities. Listen as Sameer presents a compelling case for a crowd-funded statue of one of Northern Alberta's most iconic fictional characters and a symbol of resilience and regrowth: Wolverine.
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Memorial for The Station
BY G. WAYNE MILLER
@ VOL 47
ON FEB 27, 2013
G Wayne Miller gives a memorial presentation for the victims of The Station nightclub fire, and talks about the impact this tragedy had on the survivors, as well as the families of the victims.
Sound Note: Crowd noise is heavy for the first 10 seconds or so.
Wild Foraging in Northern Forests
BY STEPH ST. LAURENT
@ VOL 2
ON MAY 13, 2014
Steph St. Laurent's formative years were spent in the deep woods, learning the sights and sounds of life in the great outdoors. Despite his busy city life as a filmmaker, he still spends as much time in our northern forests as he can. Steph offers some insight into which plants and berries to seek out. Foraging is, and will always be close to his heart.
A Geography of Lheidli T'enneh Memorial Park
BY GLEN THIELMANN
@ VOL 4
ON JUL 14, 2015
What’s in a name? According to poet Kim Stafford, there are no names, but stories. A place is a story happening many times. After a recent controversial name change to an iconic park in the city of Prince George, historian and teach Glen Thielmann explores the many stories of this iconic park. He reveals that the park is a meeting place for the transaction of forms, of cultures, of people, of ideas. It is a place where things become public.
All about Alberta
BY KAREN MCPHERSON
@ VOL 11
ON JUN 16, 2016
In All about Alberta Karen gives a wonderful, inspiring, and funny, introduction to life in Alberta; from its collection of giant objects, how the city got its name, to the oil industry, its native inhabitants, cows, the unique political environment and sports teams!
Also, Karen is the mother of London PechaKucha city organiser - Brogan! Go MUM!
Noise pollution: how does it affect wildlife?
BY ELOISE LYNCH
@ VOL 17
ON MAR 16, 2017
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