BC Almanac

  • B.C. Almanac

    B.C. Almanac | About the show

    Gloria Macarenko connects with B.C. as stories and ideas are shared.

    Posted: Aug 31, 2015 12:51 PM PT
    Last Updated: Jan 17, 2017 12:44 PM PT

Latest Clips

  • Tuesday November 21, 2017

    Audio NOV. 21, 2017 Child poverty. Rare disorders.

    Adrienne Montani, coordinator of First Call: BC Child and Youth Advocacy Coalition, on child poverty. Durhane Wong-Rieger, president of the Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders, on how governments decide which treatment to cover.

    Listen 49:17
  • Monday November 20, 2017

    Audio NOV. 20, 2017 Affordable Housing Conference. BC Winter Weather.

    B.C. Non-Profit Housing's Kishone Roy and B.C. Co-op Housing Federation's Thom Armstrong on affordable housing. CBC Meteorologist Johanna Wagstaffe, Waddington's Outdoor's Sam Waddington, and Destination B.C.'s Janice Fraser talk about everything winter.

    Listen 52:54
  • Friday November 17, 2017

    Audio NOV. 17, 2017 Marijuana sales and home-growing. Men's health.

    Coast to Coast Medicinals' Lorilee Fedler and the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction's Rebecca Jesseman on marijuana. UBC's Men's Health Research's John Oliffe and the Movember Foundation's Mitch Hermansen on men's health.

    Listen 50:07
  • Thursday November 16, 2017

    Audio NOV. 16, 2017 Distracted driving. Reena Virk anniversary.

    The Traffic Injury Research Foundation's Karen Bowman on distracted driving. Manjit Virk, father of Reena Virk, Learning Through Loss's Shauna Janz and the University of Victoria's Mandeep Macina on the 20th anniversary of Reena Virk's death.

    Listen 50:17
  • Wednesday November 15, 2017

    Audio NOV. 15, 2017 Senior migration. Canada's role in peacekeeping.

    B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix and Bruce Newbold, professor at McMaster University, go over Fraser Institute's new study on seniors migration. Former Canadian diplomat Paul Meyer and former peacekeeper Mark Towhey talk Canada's role in peacekeeping.

    Listen 49:42
  • Tuesday November 14, 2017

    Audio NOV. 14, 2017 Short-term rentals. Canada's population.

    CBC municipal affairs reporter Justin McElroy and UBC Sauder School of Business associate professor Tom Davidoff on Vancouver's new short-term rental regulations. Doug Saunders, author of Maximum Canada: Why 35 Million Canadians Are Not Enough.

    Listen 49:46
  • Monday November 13, 2017

    Audio NOV. 13, 2017 Rent increases. Juvenile Diabetes

    Legal advocate, Russ Godfrey, and Rob Grant, Executive director Salt Spring Community Services, on rent rates province-wide. Dave Prowten, president JDRF, on Type 1 Diabetes.

    Listen 51:57
  • Friday November 10, 2017

    Audio NOV. 10, 2017 Remembrance Day

    Cam Cathcart, director of the Vancouver Remembrance Day Ceremony at Victory Square, David Borys, host of the Cool Canadian History podcast, and Ed Fitch, past president of the National Last Post Fund, on the significance on Remembrance Day.

    Listen 50:02


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