BC AlmanacDEC. 1, 2014 Seniors' financial scams. Shelley Adams's cookbooks.Dec 1, 2014 | 47:32Lin 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.
BC AlmanacWhat it's like to live off the gridNov 18, 2014 | 20:12A new book and documentary documents the lives of Canadians who live off the grid. Phillip Vannini, an ethnographer from Royal Roads university, spent three years talking to over 200 people about the challenges and rewards of living disconnected.
BC AlmanacSEPT 29, 2014 Homeless in tents in parks. Presumed consent organ donationSep 29, 2014 | 47:00We talk to the mayor of Abbotsford Bruce Banman and to Joe Roberts
inspirational speaker who was homeless in the '80s about homeless in tents in city parks. And Levi Sampson of Because I Can argues for presumed consent for organ donation. And Amber App
BC AlmanacSEPT 26, 2014 Homeless housing. Canning and preserving.Sep 26, 2014 | 45:34Judy Graves, retired Vancouver homeless advocate and Dr. Bill MacEwan,Physician head of Mental Health Services at St. Paul's Hospital on housing the homeless. And Darlene Tanaka, Bernardin representative in B.C. on canning.
BC AlmanacSEPT 26, 2014 Homeless housing. Canning and preservingSep 26, 2014 | 45:34Judy Graves, retired Vancouver homeless advocate and Dr. Bill MacEwan,Physician head of Mental Health Services at St. Paul's Hospital on housing the homeless. And Darlene Tanaka, Bernardin representative in B.C. on canning.
BC AlmanacSEPT 25, 2014 LNG and Petronas. Brian MinterSep 25, 2014 | 47:42Jennifer Winter associate director of energy and environmental policy, School of Public Policy, University of Calgary and Rich Coleman, Natural Gas minister in BC on concerns raised by CEO of Petronas re: BC LNG. And gardening expert Brian Minter.
BC AlmanacSEPT 24, 2014 High risk to re-offend. Bill Rees on climate changeSep 24, 2014 | 47:44Yvan Dandurand, criminologist, University of the Fraser Valley and Kash Heed, former B.C. Solicitor general and police chief on how to prevent those deemed a high risk to re-offend from doing so. And Bill Rees, professor emeritus from UBC on climate chang
BC AlmanacSEPT 23, 2014 High risk offender charged. Bad manners and more.Sep 23, 2014 | 47:44Neil Boyd, Dept of Criminology at SFU and Diane Watts, Mayor of Surrey on the charges of murder against high risk violent sex offender. And Dr. John McManus on why we need to be more polite and respectful to have a better community.
BC AlmanacSEPT 23, 2014 High risk offender charged with murder. Bad manners and moreSep 23, 2014 | 47:44Neil Boyd, Dept of Criminology at SFU and Diane Watts, Mayor of Surrey on the charges of murder against high risk violent sex offender. And Dr. John McManus on why we need to be more polite and respectful to have a better community.
BC AlmanacSEPT 22, 2014 Tax on empty homes. B.C. ferries fare increase impactSep 22, 2014 | 47:53COPE candidate for Mayor Meena Wong on her idea to tax empty homes in Vancouver if not occupied for over a year. And Sheila Malcolmson, Chair of the Islands Trust Council on imact of BC ferry fare increases and UBCM resolution.
BC AlmanacSEPT 19, 2014 Back to school Monday. B.C. harvest roundupSep 19, 2014 | 47:27Teachers, principals and parents get ready for the start of school Monday now that the teachers have voted to return to work. And a round up of producers engaged in fall harvest: Tony Holler from Poplar Grove winery, Fred Steele from the BC Tree Fruit As
BC AlmanacSEPT 18, 2014 Airline baggage fees. Canada China FIPASep 18, 2014 | 42:36Brad Davies Managing Partner of Virtually There Travel on Westjet and now Air Canada announcing 25 dollar per checked bag fees. And Yves Tiberghien Director of Institute of Asian Research, University of British Columbia on the FIPA.
BC AlmanacSEPT 17, 2014 Will tentative deal help in the classroom? And how will the Scots vote?Sep 17, 2014 | 48:51Professor Pat Mirenda on what the tentative deal with teachers means for the classroom; SFU's Leith Davis tracks the Scottish vote on independence.
BC AlmanacSEPT 16, 2014 Tentative deal with teachers. Un-Junk Your DietSep 16, 2014 | 48:09Gordon 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 you