Jungic is visiting these students as part of the Math Catcher outreach program, which he founded in 2011 to instil a love of math in young kids—especially those in Indigenous communities. Math Catcher brings school pop-ins, workshops, and camps to underserved parts of British Columbia, helping demystify a subject that many children find intimidating.
While the word “donation” usually conjures images of tattered, ripped books drudged up from the basement, this project operates under the premise that every kid should have the opportunity to breathe in that new-page smell.
This is Sarah McLachlan, recording artist with huge international sales numbers and founder and artistic mainstay of Lilith Fair and the Sarah McLachlan School of Music. Music informs her every moment.
Mike Horn, a renowned modern day explorer, has dedicated four years to circling the globe by sailboat, implementing environmental stewardship initiatives on each continent with the help of youth aged 15 to 20 from around the world.
Clean Air Champions is a national charity that comprises over 210 current and former Canadian Olympic, Paralympic, and national team athletes who teach youth about how their daily living and transportation choices affect the environment and their own health.
The former principal percussionist of the CBC Radio Orchestra, Sal Ferreras is also dean of the VCC School of Music and artistic director of the Literary Cabaret at the Vancouver International Writers Festival.
From the Powell Street markets to the shacks of Slocan City, Naomi’s Road tells the story of nine-year-old Naomi, her Japanese-Canadian family, and their journey from their home in Vancouver to an internment camp during the Second World War.