September 16, 2014 Tentative deal with teachers. Healthy...09/16/14
Gordon Li President, B.C. Principals and Vice Principals Association and Stephen Smart, CBC Legislative reporter on the tentative deal with teachers. And Desiree Nielsen, registered dietician on pros and cons of a sugar tax and on her new bool UnJunk...
SEPT 15, 2014 School trustees role in the strike. Video surveillance...
Teresa Rezansoff, President of the BC School Trustees Association on the role of school trustees in the strike. And the growth of video surveillance cameras and whether or not they are important or a nuisance.
SEPT 12, 2014 BC Ferries. Changing TV habits
A new report pegs the loss to the economy over ten years from increased ferry fares and route reductions at 2.3 billion. And how are your television habits changing?
SEPT 11, 2014 Parents coping with strike. Brian Minter
Nicole Makohoniuk President, B.C. Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils (BCCPAC)and Anita Huberman, CEO of the Surrey Board of Trade on impact on families and business of strike. And Brian Minter answers your gardening questions.
SEPT 10, 2014 Vaughn Palmer on teachers. Franklin frenzy
Vaughn Palmer, columnist with the Vancouver Sun newspaper on the next steps if binding arbitration is a non-starter. And Kate Humble, historian at the Maritime Museum of B.C. on the Franklin discovery.
SEPT 09,2014 Domestic violence. Access to legal services
Tracy Porteous, Executive Director of the Ending Violence Association of B.C. and Jamie Taras of the BC Lions Football club Be More than a Bystander campaign on Ray Rice story. Jamie McLaren and Michael Steven on funding for legal services.
SEPT 08, 2014 Jim Iker on strike. Early onset Alzheimer's, John Mann
Two grade twelve students, CBC's Stephen Smart and Jim Iker, President of the BCTF on the on-going strike. And Barbara Lindsay from the Alzheimer's Association of BC on early onset Alzheimer's.
SEPT 5,2014 How will the teachers strike end? Arts or trades for post...
Ritu Mayhill, labor and employment lawyer and former vice chair of the Labour Relations Board on how essential service is decided and what the options are to end the dispute. And Blanca Schorcht Dean of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at UNBC and
SEPT 04, 2014 Classroom composition and accomodating special needs
Dr. Shirley McBride, education consultant, and Faith Bodnar of Inclusion B.C. on the challenges of accomodating special needs students in our public schools.
SEPT 03, 2014 Tutoring options. Bob McDonald host of Quirks and Quarks
Krishna Pendakur, professor of economics, Simon Fraser University and Ann Thorpe coordinator, Teachers' Tutoring Service on staying on top of school work during strike. And Bob McDonald, host of Quirks and Quarks on the launch of season number forty.
SEPT. 02, 2014 No first day of school. Over-prescription of drugs study
Wayne Ross, UBC Education Professor on the negotiating positions of the two sides, plus two high school students who are protesting today. And Tom Perry from the UBC Therapeutics Initiative on their new report released today.
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014 No school tomorrow as teachers talks stall
School won't be starting on time. Over the weekend, mediator Vince Ready walked out of talks with the BCTF and BCPSEA, saying both sides are still too far apart.
AUGUST 29, 2014 Cost of distracted driving, Andrew Chang joins CBC...
ICBC is linking a proposed rate increase to the increased costs of distracted driving. Mark Forsythe speaks with Andrew Chang, the new anchor of CBC Vancouver's supper-hour TV news. Author Sanford Osler drops by for a conversation about paddling in...
AUGUST 28, 2014 Two-week truce proposed in teachers' dispute, Brian...
The government has proposed a two-week truce in the teachers' labour dispute to get students back to school on time, but the BCTF hasn't accepted. And master gardener Brian Minter takes your questions.
AUGUST 27, 2014 Aquarium takes Park Board to court over cetaceans,...
The Vancouver Aquarium is taking the Park Board to court over its ban on breeding captive dolphins and whales. And a new report in collaboration with the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police looks at interactions between police and the mentally...
AUGUST 26, 2014 Teachers strike continues, calls for national inquiry...
One week until the start of class, there's little hope school will start in September. And calls for a national inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women have been renewed following the death of 15-year old Tina Fontaine in Manitoba.
AUGUST 25, 2014 Earthquake preparedness, concussions in sports
A 6.0 magnitude earthquake along the North California coast has served as a reminder that a big quake could hit B.C. any time. And a group is calling on Canadian sporting organizations to take a comprehensive approach to concussion care.
AUGUST 22, 2014 Port of Metro Vancouver approves coal expansion, a...
The Port of Metro Vancouver has approved a massive coal terminal at the Fraser Surrey Docks. It will process 4 million tonnes of thermal coal each year. And it's a shaping up to be a good year for salmon in many parts of the province.
AUGUST 21, 2014 Coal terminal approved, navigating natural medicine,...
The Port of Metro Vancouver has approved a controversial coal terminal expansion at the Fraser Surrey Docks. Two "doctors of natural medicine" are under fire by naturopaths who say they're misrepresenting themselves. And should drones be regulated?
AUGUST 21, 2014 The right to die, hiking safely
A Bowen Island has reignited the debate around assisted suicide by taking her own life. And with a number of close calls in B.C.'s wilderness this week, we get tips on hiking safely.
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