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  • 47:41
    John Cassidy, a seismologist at Natural Resources Canada, Johanna Wagstaffe, a seismologist at CBC News, and Kent Johansen, an engineer at the University of British Columbia's Earthquake Engineering Research Facility, on the 7.9 magnitude earthquake near Alaska, B.C.'s tsunami warning and the emergency response.
    Jan 23, 2018
  • 50:24
    Andrew Wister, director of Simon Fraser University's Gerontology Research Centre, and Fran Ferguson, a registered clinical counsellor in Campbell River, on whether we should have a Minister of Loneliness. Michael Adams, author of Could it happen here? Canada in the Age of Trump and Brexit.
    Jan 19, 2018
  • 52:06
    Andrew Trites, director of the marine mammal research unit at the University of British Columbia and a research associate at the Vancouver Aquarium, on cetaceans no longer being housed at Vancouver Aquarium. Master gardener Brian Minter on winter pruning.
    Jan 19, 2018
  • 49:22
    Adriana Molina, marketing manager at Credit Canada Debt Solutions, on personal finances in light of the Bank of Canada setting the key lending rate at 1.25 per cent. Sasha Emmons, editor-in-chief of Today's Parent magazine, and Onowa McIvor, associate professor of Indigenous education at the University of Victoria, on how we name people.
    Jan 17, 2018
  • 49:48
    Ian Tostenson, CEO of the British Columbia Restaurant and Foodservices Association, and David Fairey, co-chair of the B.C. Employment Standards Coalition, on the restaurant labour shortage in B.C. Ian Gill, author of No News is Bad News: Canada's Media Collapse and What Comes Next, on the ongoing challenges faced by local media organizations.
    Jan 16, 2018
  • 53:47
    Charles Burton, former diplomat to Beijing, on Hawaiian missile scare and North Korea Summit; Sarah Hamid-Balma from Canadian Mental Health Association on blue Monday.
    Jan 15, 2018
  • 49:59
    Christopher Schneider, an associate professor at Brandon University, and Rina Liddle, who runs Liddle Works Indie Media, on Facebook's feed changes. Max Cameron, director of UBC's Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions, on electoral reform.
    Jan 12, 2018
  • 49:31
    Ed Willes, sports columnist for the Province newspaper, and Todd Harkins, general manager for the Prince George Cougars, on Canada's men's hockey team. Peter Reiner, a professor at UBC's National Core for Neuroethics, on cellphone addiction.
    Jan 11, 2018
  • 50:37
    Kevin Grier, a food market analyst, Bruce Cran, president of the Consumers' Association of Canada, and Sam Trosow, a Western University law and media professor, on bread price-fixing. Greg David, editor of TV, eh?, on what people are binge-watching.
    Jan 10, 2018
  • 50:23
    Josh Gordon, an assistant professor at Simon Fraser University's School of Public Policy. Mariana Brussoni, an associate professor at the University of B.C.'s School of Population and Public Health, and Carol Sartor, a HASTE school facilitator.
    Jan 9, 2018
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