CANADALAND has acquired a copy of Volunteers Unleashed, the CBC documentary on the “dark side” of voluntourism that was yanked from the broadcast schedule and scrubbed from CBC.ca without explanation last Thursday, right before it was supposed to air nationally.
UPDATE APPENDED (MARCH 20th, 1:45 pm) Last night CBC TV was set to air the documentary Volunteers Unleashed, described on its website as “a look at ‘voluntourism’ – the fastest and most controversial travel sector.” The doc, which promised a look at the “dark side” of the “problematic” volunteer travel industry, was promoted throughout the day: … Continued
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