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This October, we’ve been lucky to have over 60 participants across 13 teams sign up for our annual fundraising campaign #...
Nov 1, 2019
How Canada can say yes to immigration this election
By Renee Black, Tareq Hadhad and Kate Morford
With the federal election campaign in full swing, immigration has once again risen to the...
Sep 21, 2019
PeaceTalks: What does the relationship between democracy and disinformation mean for Canada's election?
“The point of modern propaganda isn't only to misinform or push an agenda. It is to exhaust your critical thinking, to annihilate truth...
Jul 23, 2019
Giving back "runs" in the family
With the Scotiabank Charity Challenge 5K and Half Marathon just one week away, we wanted to feature the Canning family, who is...
Jun 14, 2019
PeaceGeeks Jordan team member named a United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Fellow!
Our Meshkat Community Digital Engagement Officer Tasneem was recently accepted as a candidate for the 2019 ...
May 7, 2019
How to respond to hate with love
“We will have to repent in this generation ― not merely for the hateful words and actions of the bad people but for the appalling silence...
Mar 26, 2019
How housing (un)affordability in Vancouver is hitting one of the most vulnerable groups: refugees
It is very likely you’ve felt the crunch of Vancouver’s soaring rental prices. This year, the westcoast city was named the world’s second...
Mar 11, 2019
A word after a word after a word is power: from Australia to Jordan and back, stories that move us
In “Spelling Poem,” Canadian author Margaret Atwood writes “a word after a word after a word is power.”
The phenomenon of storytelling has...
Feb 13, 2019
Introducing: Arrival Advisor!
Here at the PeaceGeeks Vancouver office, our team has been feverishly working on a mobile app called Arrival Advisor. From design and...
Feb 1, 2019
2018 in Review
A few days before the start of the New Year, I had the opportunity to visit PeaceGeeks HQ in Gastown, Vancouver, to talk with Digital...
Jan 7, 2019