DEC. 24, 2014 Christmas card of the air. Mark Forsythe's...12/24/14
British Columbians send seasonal greetings to family and friends around the province. Host Mark Forsythe says goodbye.
DEC. 23, 2014 Why we give. Best places in B.C.
John Stackhouse, professor of theology and culture and Regent College, on why we give to strangers. Mark Forsythe takes callers' suggestions on where to go once he retires.
DEC. 22, 2014 B.C. backcountry safety. Santa Claus wishes.
Sandra Riches, AdventureSmart coordinator for the British Columbia Search and Rescue Association, on how to prepare for the backcountry. Santa Claus takes Christmas wishes from our youngest listeners.
DEC. 19, 2014 The Interview premiere cancelled. Gadgets as gifts.
Terry McEvoy, Canadian Images Programmer at the Vancouver International Film Festival, on Sony's decision to cancel the film's Christmas premiere. Joshua Paul, president of Neocode Software, suggest gadgets that would make good gifts.
DEC. 18, 2014 B.C. Crown corporations. Gardener Brian Minter.
Rob Shaw, a legislative reporter with the Vancouver Sun, on how much value for dollar B.C. taxpayers are getting from their Crown corporations. And Brian Minter answers your gardening questions.
DEC. 17, 2014 Site C decision. Fish farm industry.
Mark Jaccard, a sustainable energy professor at Simon Fraser University, on the arguments for and against Site C. Tony Farrell, the chair of fish physiology, culture and conservation at the University of British Columbia, on farmed and wild salmon.
DEC. 16, 2014 Site C wishes. Foster care concerns.
Farmer Ken Boon, Mayor Lori Ackerman, Prof. Doug McArthur on the Site C hydro dam project. Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, B.C.'s Representative for Children and Youth, recommends changes to the foster care system.
DEC. 15, 2014 Talking to teens about violence after death of Dario...
Surrey youth counsellor Susie Lang-Gould explains how to talk to teens about a violent tragedy like the death of Dario Bartoli. Andrew Marr, Senior engineer in Metro Vancouver's Solid Waste Services Department, explains how all of Metro Vancouver will...
DEC. 12, 2014 Churches granting sanctuary. Good books for gifts.
Douglas Cameron, an immigration and refugee lawyer, on when churches grant people sanctuary. Kidsbooks' Phyllis Simon and retired bookseller Rob Wiersma suggest books that would make great gifts.
DEC. 11, 2014 Metro Vancouver transportation. Residential care for...
Ian Bruce, manager of science and policy with the David Suzuki Foundation, on the Metro Vancouver transportation referendum question. Dan Levitt, executive director of Tabor Village in Abbotsford, on the future of nursing homes in B.C.
DEC. 10, 2014 Health care workers attacked. Metro Vancouver...
Marlee Groening, lecturer at the University of British Columbia's School of Nursing, on how to prevent violence against health care workers. Greg Moore, chair of Metro Vancouver, on how to pay for the region's 10-year transportation plan.
DEC. 9, 2014 Riverview Hospital's future. Personal data privacy.
Richard Stewart, mayor of Coquitlam, on the return of mental health services to Riverview. Vince Gogolek, executive director of B.C. Freedom of Information and Privacy Association, on protecting your medical and financial data.
DEC. 8, 2014 Flood preparedness. Top news story of the year.
Environment Canada is predicting an "extraordinary" amount of rainfall for the BC Coast lasting until Thursday morning. Heather Mack of the Insurance Bureau of Canada talks about what homeowners can do to protect themselves. Also, we hear about the...
DEC. 4, 2014 Petronas and B.C.'s LNG industry. Gardener Brian Minter.
Michal Moore, energy economist at the University of Calgary's School of Public Policy, on the impact of Petronas putting their project on hold. And Brian Minter answers your gardening questions.
DEC. 3, 2014 Accessibility for the disabled. Temporary foreign workers.
Accessibility advocate Marco Pasqua, Sam Sullivan Disability Foundation executive director Duane Geddes on people with disabilities in B.C. Dan Kelly, president of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, on the Temporary Foreign Worker...
DEC. 2, 2014 School injury liability. Eliminating need for food banks.
Geoff Johnson, education consultant and retired superintendent, on who should be responsible if children hurt themselves on school property. Iglika Ivanova, CCPA economist and public interest researcher, on eliminating the need for food banks.
DEC. 1, 2014 Seniors' financial scams. Shelley Adams's cookbooks.
Lin Chen, workshop coordinator at the B.C. Centre for Elder Advocacy and Support, offers tips to avoid being scammed. Shelley Adams, author of several cookbooks, shares some recipe ideas.
NOV. 28, 2014 Consumer debt lessons. Price of crude oil.
Mark Ting, certified financial planner with HollisWealth, on how to shop while saving money. Bryan Yu, regional economist with Central 1 Credit Union, on the impact of oil prices on B.C. consumers and the Canadian economy.
NOV. 27, 2014 Protests hurting B.C. business? Strait of Georgia...
Philip Hochstein, president of the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of B.C., on the economic impact of protests. Dick Beamish and Sandy McFarlane are co-editors of The Sea Among Us: The Amazing Strait of Georgia.
NOV. 26, 2014 Talking about sex assault. Black Friday sales.
Tracy Porteous, executive director of the Ending Violence Association of B.C., on high-profile allegations of sexual assault and misconduct. Steve Tax, a business professor at the University of Victoria, on cross-border shopping.
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