BC AlmanacWait lists for B.C. French immersion programs continue to growMar 31, 2015 | 19:51More parents than ever seem to want to enroll their children in French immersion schools, but many students in B.C. are being turned away due to a lack of space, resources and qualified teachers.
BC AlmanacHow to deal with seasonal allergiesMar 30, 2015 | 23:53The early blooms of the West Coast may be the envy of our snow-covered-neighbours in the east, but there is one downside: allergy season starts earlier in British Columbia.
BC AlmanacMandatory medical tests for senior drivers questionedMar 30, 2015 | 23:34Rather than require seniors to take regular medical tests if they want to stay behind the wheel, a Vancouver driving instructor suggests that driving assessments be targeted at those who have records of causing crashes.
BC AlmanacHomelessness an issue across B.C.Mar 25, 2015 | 23:44Homelessness in Vancouver may have been spotlighted this week due to the city's annual homeless count, but homelessness extends across B.C.
BC AlmanacRural policing under fire in Oliver, B.C.Mar 24, 2015 | 23:59The town of Oliver in B.C.'s Okanagan Valley is calling for more policing resources after a recent spike in crime that some residents say have been left unresolved because of a lack of police services.
BC AlmanacMARCH 13, 2015 Canadian TV and the CRTC. Car-sharing in B.C.Mar 13, 2015 | 47:08Diane Wild, publisher of TV eh?, on the CRTC's changes to Canadian television. Natalie Baudoin, CEO of Modo, on car-sharing in B.C.
BC AlmanacBreastfeeding incident on United Airlines flight prompts debate.Mar 11, 2015 | 22:27Kristen Hilderman's experience on a United Airlines flight has sparked yet another debate about breastfeeding
BC AlmanacConversation with family about end-of-life planning is crucial, says advocate.Mar 11, 2015 | 24:42Lorraine Logan with the Council of Senior Citizens Organizations of British Columbia encourages people to be very clear about their end-of-life plans.
BC AlmanacThe dangers of virtual vigilantismMar 10, 2015 | 21:52More and more of what appears to be crimes are being caught on camera and shared on social media these days, but Kwantlen criminology professor Wade Deisman says "virtual vigilantism" could do more harm than good.
BC AlmanacImpact of climate change emphasized in latest edition of book on B.C. natural historyMar 10, 2015 | 24:13Climate change's impact on British Columbia's ecology is reflected in the newest edition of B.C. bestseller British Columbia: A Natural History of its Origins, Ecology, and Diversity.
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.