Media Engagement and Research

  • Georgia Straight, September 15, 2016 on BC’s Increase to Minimum Wage http://www.straight.com/news/782996/small-minimum-wage-increase-reason-talk-about-bc-poverty-reduction-strategy-advocate
  • Metro (Vancouver), September 15, 2016 on Gordon Neighbourhood House’s West End Food Festival http://www.metronews.ca/news/vancouver/2016/09/15/food-festival-sprouts-community-food-security-conversations.html
  • Westender, September 15, 2016 on Gordon Neighbourhood House’s West End Food Festival http://www.westender.com/eat-drink/west-end-food-fest-unites-community-1.2344139
  • CBC Vancouver TV, June 12, 2016 on the Gordon Neighbourhood House Community Herb Garden Project https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=CBC%20Vancouver%20spice%20of
  • Westender, May 26, 2016. “Feeding the Community: Paul Taylor and Gordon Neighbourhood House connect the West End with Food”: http://www.westender.com/news-issues/your-hood/feeding-a-community-1.2263749
  • Vancouver Sun, April 27, 2016 “Five Things to Hash Over at the Vancouver Food Summit” by Randy Shore: http://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/five-things-to-hash-over-at-the-vancouver-food-summit
  • Featured as one of Canada’s 37 Good Food Champions in “Goodness: Recipes and Stories”, produced by the Neal Brothers. November 2015.
  • Vancouver Magazine. “How to Win the Hunger Game”. December 2015
  • La Presse, December 2, 2016: http://plus.lapresse.ca/screens/fe094240-dda0-418c-adcd-97aca7571766%7C1QNvm_3IRk3K.html
  • Panellist: November 2, 2016  “Vancouver a City of Growing Inequality” hosted by the Vancouver Planning Commission and the Simon Fraser University Centre for Dialogue.
  • BC Civil Liberties Association “Right to Food” Panellist: Carnegie Community Centre, June 24, 2015.
  • Interview: Documentary on Hunger in Canada, May 15, 2015 http://www.fairchildtv.com/newsarchive_detail.php?n=27&topic=399&episode=767 (Fairchild TV)
  • Film on the City of Vancouver Food Strategy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QGjKPcBz9YM (January 2015: viral)
  • Co-host/Editorialist: Foodline Radio: Vancouver Co-op Radio (October 2013 –)
  • Poor People’s Radio: Vancouver Media Co-op: Food Bank Users Call for Justice, Not Charity. (December 12, 2012).   
  • The Tyee. “Officials “Need the Pressure’ to Raise Welfare Rates : Food Advocates” – interviewed by Collen Kimmett (October 23rd, 2012).
  • CBC Radio (Victoria, BC) “On the Island” interviewed by Gregor Craigie on The Problem With Food Banks (December 14, 2012)
  • Radio Canada (Quebec)“$26 Welfare Food Challenge” – interviewed by Pierre Martineau (October 23rd, 2012) – French
  • Radio Canada  (Quebec)“$26 Welfare Food Challenge” – interviewed by Pierre Martineau (October 16th, 2012) – French
  • Rabble.ca/Vancouver Media Coop Radio: Red Eye “Eating for a week on $26” on the BC Welfare Food Challenge (October 13th, 2012)
  • The Tyee. ”Try Eating on $26 a Week, Challenges Anti-poverty Group” Interview and article by Colleen Kimmett (September 25th, 2012)
  • Radio Interview with Nicole Savage on Right to Food and the DTES Neighbourhood House on “Making Contact” – Evolution 107.9 Vancouver, BC. (September 18, 2012)
  • Author of feature article in two publications. The article “Our Right to Food” was printed in the Carnegie Newspaper (June 15 2012) and the Downtown Eastside Right to Food Zine (August 2012).
  • Radio Interview on Food Justice “The Bill Good Show” – CKNW AM 980 Vancouver (April 30th, 2012)
  • The Tyee, “The Problem with Food Banks” Interview and article by Colleen Kimmett (April 25th, 2012)
  • Keynote Address at Simon Fraser University on “Right to Food: Moving from Charity to Justice” for  SFU’s annual speaker’s series.
  • Vancouver Co-op Radio, “Justice not Charity” Roundtable discussion hosted by Aiyanas Ormand on moving to a model of socio-economic justice as opposed to charity.  December 21st, 2011.
  • The Toronto Star, “Recipe for Saving Lives: Milk, cookies, fresh paint”, by Jennifer Bain on Second Base Youth Shelter’s innovative milk program (November 28th, 2009).
  • CBC RADIO – Interviewed by Matt Galloway on “Here and Now” on Suburban Homelessness (December 8 2009).
  • Rogers TV – “Toronto Cares” on Youth Homelessness (March 26th, 2009).
  • Global News Hour – “Making a Difference” on Education for Homeless and Street-involved youth (June 10th, 2009).
  • Innovation Inside Blog, Profiled as an innovative leader by Daneal Charney – Founder and CFO of Leadership Reframed (November 2nd, 2009).
  • Caribbean Headline News on Leadership (May 8th, 2010)
  • The Scarborough Mirror (2011 on youth homelessness), and The Toronto Observer (2011 on youth homelessness).

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