Lauren Kaljur

Lauren Kaljur is a freelance journalist who lives on the unceded traditional territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. She's passionate about connection and collaboration through storytelling. Follow her on Twitter @laurenkaljur.

Helping Forest Firefighters Battle a Different Kind of Burnout

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As wildfires increase in intensity and frequency, a Canadian initiative is protecting the mental health of those on the front lines.

Do Your City’s Parks Need a ‘Colonial Audit’?

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Chances are, the answer is yes.

The Program That is Changing Lives by Phone

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A support system pairs people who are unhoused with housed volunteers to offer phone support on the spot.

Vancouver Gave Homeless People $5,800. It Changed Their Lives.

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A single infusion of cash helped recipients pay their rent, get to work — and put their lives back on track.

What a City-Sized Sharing Economy Looks Like

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How Canadian cities and First Nations territories discovered the catalytic power of collaboration.

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