The honks and hammers remind us that stillness is available even in an urban setting. Stick around long enough and a little birdy will fly through.
A new underground water tunnel connects North Shore reservoirs to communities south of the Fraser. Learn how this ambitious project has improved our drinking water delivery now and into the future. This documentary project incorporated video shot over the course of the project, following the construction activities as a high-tech
Dr. Cady Coleman saw our blue planet’s possibilities from an orbital perspective. Now she brings her unique viewpoint as a scientist and retired NASA astronaut to the morning keynote of the 2017 Metro Vancouver Zero Waste Conference, Nov. 1 at the Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre.
Metro Vancouver/Lafarge Water Residuals for Cement Project from Metro Vancouver on Vimeo. (story written/produced/directed – Chris Keam) Lafarge Canada Inc. and Metro Vancouver have reached a three-year agreement that will see drinking water treatment residuals from the Seymour Capilano Filtration Plant be used as a material in cement manufacturing, and
Skyrocketing house prices, underfunded social services, and a lack of social housing are having a devastating impact on people across the Metro Vancouver region. In this episode of The Sustainable Region, we examined the problems created by homelessness and the ways in which they can be addressed.
In this episode we meet the local innovators featured at Metro Vancouver’s 2016 Zero Waste Conference and visit Turnabout Luxury Retail. Owner Joy Mauro pioneered a trend by offering a green alternative in designer fashion retail and now she is expanding her range to include high-end furniture. In this
At the 2016 Metro Vancouver Zero Waste Conference, keynote speaker Owen Zachariasse profiled his company’s Park 20|20 development; with its closed loop energy and water systems, human-centered design, and innovative construction. I produced a condensed version of his presentation as the first episode of the 2017 season of The
In the latest episode of The Sustainable Region, we took a closer look at gardening in our region. In particular, the program showcased Metro Vancouver’s new Grow Green Guide, visited with community gardeners, and explored ways gardeners can create great, water-wise green spaces.
A light-hearted first look at Vancouver’s new bike share system, Mobi.