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 AlmanacAstronaut Chris Hadfield live in studio with Mark ForsytheNov 15, 2013 | 25:00Commander Chris Hadfield talks about his experience in space and his re-entry to planet earth and about his new book And Astronaut's Guide to Life.
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 AlmanacMost anti-bullying programs and plans are not effective says father and Canada Research ChairOct 15, 2012 | 23:05Allan Hubley's fifteen year old son took his own life after years of being bullied. He doesn't think legislation or government plans will make a difference. And Canada Research Chair in Children's Mental Health at U of Ottawa Tracy Vaillancourt agrees.
BC AlmanacAlmost half of organic produce has pesticide residueJan 8, 2014 | 23:36CBC reporter Natalie Clancy on CBC investigation on pesticide residue on organic produce along with Rebecca Kneen, co-president of the Certified Organic Associations of BC
BC AlmanacDog deaths in care of dog walker. And No Accident authorMay 20, 2014 | 47:33We talk to petsearch.ca owner Al McLellan, to Vancouver lawyer Rebeka Breder and Langara dog walking certificate instructor Rebecca Ledger about the tragic death of six dogs in care of a dog walker. Neil Arason, No Accident author.
BC AlmanacJULY 21, 2014 Oppenheimer Park protest. Stroke recoveryJul 21, 2014 | 47:12Carey Doberstein, Assistant Professor, Political Science, University of British Columbia--Okanagan on Oppenheimer Park protest. And Tim Readman from the Stroke Recovery Association of B.C.
BC AlmanacSEPT 03, 2014 Tutoring options during strike. Bob McDonald of Quirks and QuarksSep 3, 2014 | 46:20Krishna Pendakur, professor of economics, Simon Fraser University
and Ann Thorpe coordinator, Teachers' Tutoring Service on staying on top of school work during strike. And Bob McDonald, host of Quirks and Quarks on the launch of season number forty.
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 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.