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  • A Letter From Your Editors

    As we round the corner out of the dark recesses of Winter and into the promise of Spring, we cannot help but think of all that we’ve endured. That’s the paradox of life, isn’t it? When we’re low, we look ahead, grappling with the hope of things to come; when we have our time in the sun, we...

  • The Path Of Utmost Resistance

    Over the past year, it has never been clearer that different groups of people are living contrasting realities. For some, the struggle of living in a world with COVID-19 is hard enough; for Asians, the rise of Sinophobia against the backdrop of the coronavirus has created a twin pandemic, with many...

  • Hunger in Suburbia

    How much of a difference can one woman and her community make against emotional isolation and physical hunger during a pandemic?

  • Brain Candy

    The way we describe our consumption of media is often likened to our consumption of food. It’s embedded in our metaphors: “That’s food for thought”, “I’m binging on this new Netflix series”, “Let me chew on this (information) for a while”, or perhaps, “Once I have digested this,...

  • Torpedo x Human Biography: Give Until It Hurts

    The Downtown East Side in Vancouver, BC is one of the oldest, most historic neighbourhoods in the city. It is also one of the most complex communities, plagued by homelessness, poverty, drug use, mental health issues, sex work, and unemployment. It is an area that is considered apocalyptic but...

  • A Letter From Your Editors

    Welcome to Torpedo Journal, a culture gazette encapsulating the spirit of our times. Torpedo Journal is the intersection where travel, art, humanities, science, and sport meet, born out of our aim to spotlight tastemakers, changemakers, and newsmakers. As the editors, we strive to bring you...

  • Jenny, Interrupted.

    Young Olympic hopeful Jennifer Casson speaks about life, dashed hopes, and resilience in a jarring year of fits and starts.

  • Walk This Way

    With gyms, spin studios, Pilates/Yoga studios, and assorted dance and fitness centres playing a convoluted game of ‘are-we-open-or-closed?’ this year, many people are taking to the Great Outdoors, sparking a surprising resurgence for aimless walking.

  • A Raw Deal

    Indian farmers have been slowly garnering international attention since late Fall 2020, as they staged growing protests in reaction to three bills easing restrictions on private players in the agricultural market. These bills, approved by Prime Minister Narendra Modi via circumvention of the...

  • What Will Happen To Art?

    What will 2021 bring to galleries, museums, and art shows? What will become of places we use to congregate to become inspired and enthralled, to consider a world filled with beauty and possibility? Can the appetite for art be satiated in a flat medium during a time when our traditional access is...

  • Torpedo Climate Change ’21 Initiative

    As we approach a new year with revitalized hope, we introduce our first philanthropic endeavour, the Torpedo Climate Change ’21 Initiative, where we turn the spotlight onto our current global crisis of climate change and the environmental and social sustainability gains made of its behalf by the...

  • What Is Mind Club?

    Challenge yourself as a Corporate Athlete, upgrade to a growth leadership mindset, discover your transformative purpose, and tap into an exclusive network of athletes, leaders, and entrepreneurs.

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A new season brings a new focus for our philanthropic endeavours. We are happy to announce our...

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Challenge yourself as a corporate athlete, upgrade to a growth leadership...

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Quadruple-decorated Canadian Olympian-turned-Liberal member of Parliament Adam van Koeverden is no stranger to hard-won endeavours. His metamorphosis from beloved homegrown Olympic champion to rookie...

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