After visiting Afghanistan Canadian director and actor Paul Gross noticed the war zone seemed to bear no relationship to what he had been told by government or media. To set the record straight he directed and produced Hyena Road which depicts Canada’s former combat mission in Afghanistan as it was.
A Life As A Human Interview: Vancouver Adaptive Snow Sports (VASS) runs skiing and snowboarding programs for persons with a disability at Grouse, Seymour and Cypress Mountains, making the mountain experience accessible to all. We have been offering programs at Grouse Mountain since 1974 and our president , Anne Bethune , embodies the magic that we call VASS.
A Life As A Human Interview: Being in the midst of this place I get to go out and capture the incredible mixture of light and natural environment subject matter this place provides. I readily admit I am spoiled, with Banff National Park as my back yard, I just leave my house and walk, ski or ride into this wilderness in barely minutes!
A Life As A Human Interview: Project Village aims to support underprivileged women in Toronto using the love of bracelets, because being kind is always in fashion.
A Life As A Human Interview: Conflict between people & wildlife over natural resources is rising all over the world and Africa is no exception. In places where people see few benefits and many disadvantages from living with wildlife, that wildlife stands little hope of surviving.
Look closely at the paintings by Janet Vanderhoof and one experiences light in the contrast of bright colors, particularly red. Light radiates thinly through her cityscapes. Allow your eyes to linger and you discover how the light shifts, moving among the pedestrians in a crosswalk, reflecting and refracting through the streets of Chinatown, or is held in the petals of flowers.
A Life As A Human Interview: Friends of National Parks Foundation (FNPF) is a local non-profit organization working to preserve Indonesia’s wildlife and habitats. The philosophy of FNPF is that we are all connected. They take a holistic, balanced and comprehensive approach that recognizes the inter-relatedness of human beings, animals and the environment.
A Life As A Human Interview: Freedom Factory Foundation is a Canadian non-profit that supports factories that are socially compliant, respectful of their employees and give back dignity and value to them. Our network of associates focus on choosing these companies with the intention of making sure we are giving back in every step of the process, from the manufacturing of garments to the point of sale.
He learned to snowboard at the age of 60 (living in Florida, he had never skied before) and at the age of 72 he’s currently learning to fly an airplane. Stephen Jepson says the secrets to staying vibrant and strong are hidden in the activities that we used to do as children.
Terrill Welch is a Canadian artist living on Mayne Island, British Columbia. Internationally recognized, her paintings and photographs have been purchased by collectors and buyers in the United States, Australia, Norway, England, and Switzerland. This is the second half of our two part conversation.