Rachel Sanders


Rachel Sanders is an associate producer with CBC Radio current affairs.

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Still Standing

Creativity, community spirit are keys to Neil Douglas Guitar Shop's longevity

The Neil Douglas Guitar Shop has weathered many challenges since it first opened in 1968.
Pomp and Pressure

How B.C. high school students are feeling growing stress over post-secondary admission

B.C. high school students say the pressure around making choices and getting into post-secondary school has intensified.

How the 'incredible beauty' of 4 industrial buildings inspired the Granville Island Public Market

One of the two architects of the Granville Island Public Market reflects on its past and looks to the future on the 40th anniversary of the market's opening.

Back-alley art comes in from the streets

The Stick art show is aimed at legitimizing what's often seen as an underground art form, organizers say.

Vancouver artist features neighbourhood crows in calendar

Vancouver artist and nature blogger June Hunter features photos of her neighbourhood crows in a 2019 wall calendar called "City Crows."

'We're all responsible': Surrey teacher says visit to migrant caravan in Mexico offered 'startling' insights

Violette Baillargeon was in Mexico City for a union conference when she decided to visit the stadium where the caravan of nearly 3,000 travellers was staying for a few days of rest. Baillargeon had been tracking the caravan with students in her Spanish 11 class for several weeks before her visit.

She didn't find much multiculturalism in Canada's official archives — so she made her own

Artist Jacqueline Hoàng Nguyễn is inviting immigrants and their families to bring their photo albums to be digitized and added to a community archive.

Rest in power: This artist finds catharsis and hope by drawing victims of gender-based violence

Vancouver artist Sandeep Johal's upcoming exhibition honours 12 women from various cultural backgrounds who were killed because of their gender.

Oh brother where art thou: These siblings are connecting through a cross-Canada painting project

Forget email — Cody and Connor Smith communicate through paintings that make multiple trips between B.C. and Ontario before they're complete.

Young artists switch the script on public art in Vancouver

The murals slowly creeping up brick walls in East Vancouver's Mount Pleasant neighbourhood are a surprising development for the Vancouver art scene.

Wizard Mode doc crowns Vancouver's pinball wizard

Wizard Mode is filled with flashing lights and bright colours, but the documentary's affable, shaggy-haired protagonist is its most dazzling feature. Robert Gagno is a young man with autism and a passion for pinball.

What is love? Angela Fama set off in a 1977 motorhome to find out

Vancouver photographer Angela Fama’s latest art project, What Is Love, took everything she had. “I lost my home, my savings, my partner,” said the Vancouver artist and photographer. “I've got nothing left. But I still have Debbie.”

Vancouver art comes in off the streets at Hot Art Wet City

Vancouver's Hot Art Wet City is known for its irreverent attitude and its celebration of lowbrow art. For lovers of street art, it’s a natural draw.
The world of

Look at what Vancouver's Cindy Mochizuki and her fourth- and fifth-grade collaborators made

Cindy Mochizuki spends much of her time building complex multimedia art projects. But the Vancouver artist’s world is also crawling with what she calls “inky creatures” that remind her to slow down and let go.