BC AlmanacChecked baggage fees not going away anytime soon: BCIT program directorMar 9, 2015 | 23:19Dave Tikkanen says airline charges for checked baggages are likely here to stay, so customers will just have to get used to them.
BC AlmanacBetter understanding of recovery houses are needed, says medical health officerMar 4, 2015 | 19:37Medical health officer Dr. Mark Lysyshyn is encouraging opponents of a proposed drug and alcohol recovery centre to better understand what happens at such a facility.
BC AlmanacB.C. sex-ed curriculum should keep up with Ontario's, expert sayMar 2, 2015 | 24:18Sexual health educator Saleema Noon is applauding Ontario's changes to its sex-ed curriculum, saying a similar update to B.C.'s curriculum should have happened long ago.
BC AlmanacThe evolution of B.C.'s wine industryFeb 28, 2015 | 23:40The regional theme for the 37th Vancouver International Wine Festival may be Australia this year, but when it comes to reds, whites and rosés, B.C. wineries have plenty to offer.
BC AlmanacJay Ingram pens new book on the history of Alzheimer's diseaseFeb 25, 2015 | 22:47Scientist Jay Ingram's latest book The End of Memory: A Natural History of Alzheimer's and Aging is a personal and professional observation of the impact of the disease.
BC AlmanacEducation expert says deeper discussions about anti-bullying needed.Feb 25, 2015 | 25:40People across B.C. are donning pink to combat bullying, but a Simon Fraser University expert says Pink Shirt Day means little if the root cause of bullying isn't addressed.
BC AlmanacShould B.C. resume control of BC Ferries?Feb 24, 2015 | 24:05MLA Vicki Huntington wants BC Ferries to be managed by the government, but Alison Morse with Bowen Island's ferry advisory says that won't address key issues.
BC AlmanacThe risks and successes of egg freezingFeb 24, 2015 | 23:20Human egg freezing is becoming more widespread as a way for women to buy time while they focus on their careers or wait for the right partner, but when's a good time to do it?
BC AlmanacResidential school demolition symbolizes end of a sad chapter for First NationsFeb 18, 2015 | 23:42National chief Perry Bellegard says school demolition allows First Nations to learn from the past, not live it.
BC AlmanacThe ethics of medical crowdfundingFeb 4, 2015 | 23:22Lynn Hume was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer last year. She's raising funds on the website Go Fund Me. Jeremy Snyder is an associate professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University and he has a background in medical ethics.
BC AlmanacJAN. 6, 2015 Getting lost in the B.C. wild. Family doctor shortage.Jan 6, 2015 | 46:34Mike Nash, author of Outdoor Safety & Survival, on how to avoid getting lost in the wilderness. Dr. David Snadden, executive associate dean of education at UBC's Faculty of Medicine, on the shortage of family doctors in B.C.
BC AlmanacDEC. 29, 2014 Fatal police shootings. Julio Montaner.Dec 29, 2014 | 46:12Jim Cessford, chief constable for the Delta police, on how officers try to avoid fatal shootings. Julio Montaner, the director of the B.C. Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, works toward to an AIDS-free generation.