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B.C. Almanac

Host Gloria Macarenko connects British Columbians as they share stories and ideas about what they have in common and what makes them different.

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Dam betrays Trudeau's pledge to First Nations, say critics

Despite a promise to forge a new relationship with Indigenous peoples, the Trudeau government's support of the Site C dam is facing criticism. The dam is opposed by First Nation leaders, the Royal Society of Canada and Amnesty International.

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'Some relief': Taran Killam's SNL ax

Well-liked and versatile actor Taran Killam reflects on life after his six season run with Saturday Night Live.

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Toll of assisted deaths on doctors

What impact do assisted deaths take on the doctors involved? Dr. Jeff Blackmer says some doctors will struggle, and Canada needs a framework to support them.

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Conservation officer kills 9 bears in 'most difficult week'

A B.C. conservation officer says Revelstoke residents' carelessness with their food and trash led to the euthanization of nine bears there last week. Guest host Laura Lynch interviews Dan Bartol.

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AUG. 25, 2016 Keeping couples together in seniors' care. Craft beer.

B.C. Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie on keeping couples together when they have different health-care needs. Joe Wiebe, author of Craft Beer Revolution: The Insider's Guide to B.C. Breweries, on craft beers.

Download AUG. 25, 2016 Keeping couples together in seniors' care. Craft beer.
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AUG. 24, 2016 Supervised drug consumption sites. Post-secondary school budgeting.

Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network's Richard Elliott, Insite's Darwin Fisher and Living Positive Resource Centre's Sheila Kerr on supervised drug consumption sites. Leslie Gardner, financial planner at Money Coaches Canada, on post-secondary school budgeting

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AUG. 23, 2016 Amateur sports. Canning.

Patti Hunter, general manager of KidSport Greater Victoria, on the accessibility and affordability of amateur sport, following the increased interest after the Olympics. Serena Chu, canning class teacher and blogger at The Urban Pocketknife.

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AUG. 22, 2016 Childhood obesity. UBCM resolutions.

Dr. Tom Warshawski, chair of the Childhood Obesity Foundation, on childhood obesity. Al Richmond, president on the Union of B.C. Municipalities, Deb Kozak, mayor of Nelson, and Lori Ackerman, mayor of Fort St. John, on UBCM resolutions.

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AUG. 19, 2016 B.C.'s Climate Leadership Plan

Stewart Muir, the executive director of Resource Works, Josha MacNab, the B.C. director of the Pembina Institute, Merran Smith, executive director of Clean Energy Canada, and Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Green Party, on the Climate Leadership Plan.

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AUG. 18, 2016 Public spaces. Gardener Brian Minter

HCMA Architecture + Design`s Managing Partner Darryl Condon and Reimagine Public Space organizer Christian Brandt on the conversion of public spaces for new community use. Expert gardener Brian Minter answers your questions.

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AUG. 17, 2016 Strokes. Grizzly bear hunting.

Fraser Health's Dr. John Diggle on the prevention, detection and treatment of strokes. Justice for BC Grizzlies' Val Murray, Raincoast Conservation Foundation's Kyle Artelle and B.C. Wildlife Federation's Jesse Zeman on a call to ban grizzly bear hunting.

Download AUG. 17, 2016 Strokes. Grizzly bear hunting.
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AUG. 16, 2016 Released sex offenders. Grocery wars.

Andrew McWhinnie of Andrew McWhinnie Consulting in Victoria on sex offenders in our communities. Food market analyst Kevin Grier and Dalhousie University's Sylvain Charlebois on stores' battle for your grocery dollars.

Download AUG. 16, 2016 Released sex offenders. Grocery wars.
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AUG. 15, 2016 Bear attacks and prevention. Home detox.

Murray Smith, B.C. conservation officer, and Frank Ritcey, provincial coordinator of WildSafe BC on bear attacks. Vancouver Coastal Health's Dr. Alvarez de Lorenzana and nurse Maggie Tong on home detox program, START.

Download AUG. 15, 2016 Bear attacks and prevention. Home detox.
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AUG. 12, 2016 Fraser River fishing closures. Public art.

Cheam First Nation Chief Ernie Crey and Rod Clapton, spokesperson for the Fraser River Sportfishing Alliance, on Fraser River fishery closures. Vancouver Biennale's Amar Mahimwalla, and City of Nanaimo's Chris Barfoot on public art.

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AUG. 11, 2016 Airbnb regulations. Self-employment.

Alex Thumm, a researcher at the City of Nelson's department of development services, on how some B.C. communities are considering regulating short-term rentals. Christian Saint Cyr, director of the B.C. Employment Network, on self-employment.

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AUG. 10, 2016 Youth drug treatment. Grandparents raising grandchildren.

Dr. Keith Ahamad and Gordon Hay on drug treatment for youth and young adults in B.C. Dennis Nkojo and John Murray on whether grandparents raising grandchildren should get the same assistance as foster parents.

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AUG. 9, 2016 Response to Cohen report. Summer learning loss.

CBC's Lisa Johnson and Watershed Watch Salmon Society's Aaron Hill on the federal government's response to the Cohen Commission. University of Victoria's Deborah Begoray and Langley School Board's Gord Stewart on summer learning loss.

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AUG. 8, 2016 Forcing children to get drug treatment? Digital battle for kids' attention.

Diane Sowden, Josh Paterson and Karen Urbanoski on whether B.C. parents should be able to force their drug addicted children into detox or treatment. Alexandra Samuel on the digital battle for kids' attention.

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AUG. 5. 2016 Olympic views. B.C. job trends.

Steve Armitage, a longtime CBC sports broadcaster, on various views of the modern Olympic Games. Sherry Cooper, chief economist of Dominion Lending Centres, and Bryan Yu, senior economist with Central One Credit Union, on B.C. job trends.

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AUG. 4, 2016 Mel Hurtig's Canada, Gardener Brian Minter.

Mel Hurtig's daughter Leslie Hurtig and UBC Prof. Michael Byers on the late Mel Hurtig's vision of Canada. Master Gardener Brian Minter answers your questions.

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AUG. 3, 2016 MMIWG. Drunk pilots.

UBC's Shelly Johnson, UBCIC's Coola Louis and former inquiry commissioner Wally Oppal on the national inquiry in missing or murdered Indigenous women and girls. Pilot and former Transport Canada flight safety official on drunk pilots.

Download AUG. 3, 2016 MMIWG. Drunk pilots.
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AUG. 2, 2016 Agritourism regulations. #NaturalHappyPlace

Rose Family Orchard's Jamie Rose, Southern Vancouver Island Direct Farm Marketing Association's Phil Christensen, B.C. Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick on agritourism regulations. The Nature Conservancy of Canada's Michael Curnes on #NaturalHappyPlace.

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JULY 29, 2016 Settling refugees. Pets' carbon pawprints.

Muslim Food Bank's Azim Dahya, MOSAIC's Iris Challoner and Kelowna Community Resources' Katelin Mitchell on settling refugees in B.C. Darcy Matheson, author of Greening Your Pet Care, on reducing your pets' carbon pawprints.

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JULY 28, 2016 U.S. presidential race. Hoarding. Coquitlam fire.

Paul Quirk, the Phil Lind Chair in U.S. Politics at the University of British Columbia, on the weeks' DNC and RNC. UBC psychology prof Sheila Woody on hoarding. Coquitlam Mayor Richard Stewart on a major apartment fire affecting many Syrian refugees.

Download JULY 28, 2016 U.S. presidential race. Hoarding. Coquitlam fire.
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JULY 27, 2016 Homelessness and rental housing. Becoming a senator.

CBC reporter Karin Larsen, NDP MLA Nicholas Simons and Together Against Poverty Society's Emily Rogers on homelessness and rental housing. Vikram Vij and Anne Giardini on selecting the next senator from B.C.

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JULY 26, 2016 Cooling B.C.'s housing market. E-cigarettes.

Victoria Times-Colonist's Les Leyne, Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver's Dan Morrison, and mortgage broker Simon Kiing on B.C.'s approach to cooling the housing market. UBC's Elizabeth Saewyc and UVic's Tim Stockwell on e-cigarettes.

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JULY 25, 2016, foreign buyers housing tax, problem moving companies

Gloria speaks to NPD leader John Horgan, and UBC economist Tom Davidoff on housing. Also Simone Lis,Vice-president of the Better Business Bureau of B.C., and Tom Finlay of the Canadian Association of Movers are in studio to talk about problem movers.

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JULY 22, 2016 Policing and mental health crises. Indian weddings.

Vancouver police Supt. Daryl Wiebe and Pivot Legal Society lawyer Douglas King on the VPD's mental health strategy. CBC producer Bal Brach and wedding planner Harprit Patel on Indian weddings.

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JULY 21, 2016 Swim to survive. Gardener Brian Minter.

Vancouver Park Board Chair Sarah Kirby-Yung on pop-up pools and the Lifesaving Society's Dale Miller on Swim to Survive. Master Gardener Brian Minter answers your questions.

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JULY 20, 2016 Canada Child Benefit and child poverty. Distracted pedestrians.

Adrienne Montani, Provincial Coordinator at First Call: B.C. Child and Youth Advocacy Coalition, on child poverty. Vancouver Coun. Geoff Meggs, University of Washington Prof. Dr. Beth Ebel and Toronto Coun. Frances Nunziata on distracted pedestrians.

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JULY 19, 2016 Opioid prescription chill? To tip or not to tip?

Pain BC's Maria Hudspith, St Paul's Hospital's Dr. Keith Ahamad and Pain Medicine Physicians of B.C's Dr. Owen Williamson on doctors' reluctance to prescribe opioids. Ritual Restaurant's Nevada Cope and the University of Guelph's Bruce McAdams on tipping.

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JULY 18, 2016 Safety of students overseas. Family fights over inheritances.

Maggie Handford, a Ladysmith mother, and John Bird, president of the B.C. Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils, on managing the safety of students travelling abroad. Counsellor Dawn Schooler and lawyer Trevor Todd on how to divide inheritances.

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JULY 15, 2016 Dealing with bad news. Creative carnival food.

Dr. Joti Samra, a registered Vancouver psychologist, on how to respond when the amount of negative news gets to be too much. Follow Me Foodie's Mijune Pak and PNE's Laura Ballance on people's boldest food adventures.

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JULY 14, 2016 Summer music festivals. Benefits of boredom.

Francois Marchand, arts editor at the Vancouver Sun and Province, on the best summer music festivals in B.C. Clinical counsellor Alyson Jones on the benefits of letting children become bored.

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JULY 13, 2016 Reversing racial bias. How tech changes our brains.

Antonya Gonzalez and Andrew Baron, co-authors of "Reducing Children's Implicit Racial Bias Through Exposure to Positive Out-Group Exemplars." Dr. Mari Swingle, author of "i-Minds: How Cell Phones, Computers, Gaming and Social Media are Changing our Brains

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JULY 12, 2016 Child care as human right? Best and worst summer jobs.

Kendra Milne, author of "High Stakes: The impacts of child care on the human rights of women and children," and Anna Geeroms, one of the mothers featured in the report. Rune Mikkelsen, manager of the YWCA's WorkBC Career Zone, on summer jobs.

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JULY 11, 2016 Rental affordability. Summer pest control.

Tom Davidoff, real estate economist at the University of B.C., and Jane Mayfield, acting executive director of the Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre, on rental affordability. Mike Londry, owner of Westside Pest Control, on summer pest control.

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JULY 8, 2016 Grey tsunami to hit workforce. DIY funerals.

Christian Saint Cyr, publisher of the B.C Labour Market Report, on the impact of retiring baby boomers. CBC series producer Bridgette Watson and Classic Cremations owner Ngaio Davis on planning a do-it-yourself funeral.

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JULY 7, 2016 Marine wildlife encounters. Mechanic Sam Tremblay.

Ingmar Lee, the Vancouver Aquarium's Dr. Martin Haulena and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Michael Milstein on marine wildlife encounters. Mechanic Sam Tremblay and owner of Tremblay Motors answers your questions.

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JULY 6, 2016 Suboxone drug treatment changes. Summer stargazing.

Dr. Trevor Corneil, the chief medical health officer for Interior Health, and Leslie McBain, founder of Moms Stop the Harm, on Suboxone. Jaymie Matthews, an astronomer at the University of British Columbia, on summer stargazing.

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JULY 5, 2016 Canada Post lockout notice. Mindfulness.

CUPW Vancouver Local 846's Jennifer Savage and Sprott School of Business's Ian Lee on Canada Post's lockout notice. UBC's Miranda Massie, Mindwell's Geoffrey Soloway and UBC Sauder School of Business's Daniel Skarlicki on mindfulness.

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JULY 4, 2016 Canada's defence policy. Financial planning in uncertain times.

Alexander Moens, a professor of political science at Simon Fraser University, on Canada's defence policy. Maili Wong, author of Smart Risk: Invest Like the Wealthy to Achieve a Work-Optional Life, on financial planning in uncertain times.

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JUNE 30, 2016 Marijuana task force. Canadian books and authors.

Tim Stockwell, director of the University of Victoria's Centre for Addiction Research of B.C., on the government's task force on the marijuana legalization. Author and reviewer Robert Wiersema and Kidsbooks owner Phyllis Simon on favourite Canadian books.

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JUNE 29, 2016 Private schools not just for the rich. Learning how to swim.

Sandy Garossino, associate editor of the National Observer, on the diversity of private schools and how they are funded. Barbara Byers, Public Education Director for the Lifesaving Society, on why some people do not learn how to swim when they are young.

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JUNE 28, 2016 Real estate report. Being introverted.

Realtors Keith Roy and Aaron Jasper on the Real Estate Council of B.C.'s Independent Advisory Group's final report on real estate regulation in B.C. Michaela Chung, author of The Irresistible Introvert: Harness the Power of Quiet Charisma in a Loud World.

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JUNE 27, 2016 Dangerous dog bylaws. Environmentally responsible boating.

Rebecca Ledger, a Vancouver animal behaviour scientist, on how to protect people from dangerous dogs. The Georgia Strait Alliance's Christianne Wilhelmson and the Boating B.C. Association's Don Prittie on environmentally responsible boating.

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JUNE 24, 2016 Brexit win. Family adventures.

UVic's Amy Verdun and UBC's Max Cameron on the Brexit win. Kevin Vallely, Caitlin Vallely and Nathaniel Fava talk about adventure travelling as a family.

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JUNE 23, 2016 Brexit or Remain? Gardener Brian Minter.

UBC lecturer Allan Craigie and UBC Institute for European Studies director Kurt Hubner on today's referendum on whether the UK should leave the EU. Master Gardener Brian Minter answers your questions.

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JUNE 22, 2016 Postpartum anxiety. Career planning for students.

Dr. Nichole Fairbrother, an assistant professor at UBC, and Sheila Duffy, director of the Pacific Post Partum Support Society, on postpartum anxiety and depression. Melinda Giampietro, president of Options Solutions, on career planning for students.

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JUNE 21, 2016 Animal protection bill. Talking to youth about drugs.

Liberal MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith and Vancouver lawyer Rebeka Breder on Bill C-246. The Centre of Addictions Research of B.C.'s Dan Reist and the Kamloops/Thompson School District's Angela Lawrence on how to talk about drugs to young people.

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JUNE 20, 2016 Possible Changes to CPP. "Fostering Success" study looks at improving education for kids in care.

UVIC study follows foster kids to find out what we can do to improve their success in life. Alex Hemingway from Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives makes a case for expanding the CPP

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JUNE 17, 2016 Housing affordability. Fatherly advice.

University of British columbia's Penny Gurstein and Simon Fraser University's Rhys Kesselman on what governments can do to improve housing affordability. Tony Morrow, host of The Average Father podcast, on the best and worst advice from your father.

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JUNE 16, 2016 Flooding in the northeast. Bike theft.

CBC reporter Betsy Trumpener, Dawson Creek Mayor Dale Bumstead and Chetwynd Mayor Merlin Nichols on flooding in the northeastern B.C. Sam Garvey, Const. Brian Montague, Erin O'Melinn and J Allard on bike theft.

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JUNE 15, 2016 Seniors housing. Talking about consent.

CMHC market analyst Richard Sam and B.C. Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie on the availability and affordability of appropriate seniors housing. iGuy's Ryan Avola and The Good Men Project's Mike Kasdan on talking to boys about sexual consent.

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JUNE 14, 2016 Smoking in condo units. Future of public libraries.

Jack Boomer, Paul Roxburgh and Paul Mendes on the push for more multi-unit housing buildings to go 100-percent smoke-free. Chief librarians Sandra Singh and June Stockdale on the future of public libraries.

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JUNE 13, 2016 LGBTQ reaction to Orlando shooting. Men making changes to improve health.

Rev. Gary Paterson of the United Church on LGBTQ reaction in B.C. to the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Wayne Hartrick, president of the Canadian Men's Health Foundation, on men making changes to improve their health.

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JUNE 10, 2016 Premier talks about sexual violence. Gardener Brian Minter.

Premier Christy Clark talks about her personal experience being assaulted as a teen and B.C.'s efforts to support victims of sexual violence. Master Gardener Brian Minters answers your questions.

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JUNE 9, 2016 Premier's personal assault story. Canadian foreign policy.

Andrew Weaver, Richard Zussman, Kenya Rogers and Tracy Porteous on Christy Clark's personal story behind her support of new campus sexual assault legislation. Bill Graham, a former Liberal defence and foreign affairs minister, on Canada's foreign policy.

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JUNE 8, 2018 Clinton vs. Trump. Cycling trips.

UBC Prof. Paul Quirk on Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump and the Bernie Sanders factor in the race for the U.S. presidency. John Crouch and Ed Kruger on cycling trips.

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JUNE 7, 2016 Survival and rescue. Christy Clark.

Peter Jedynakiewicz and Mike Danks on stories of survival and rescue. Judi Tyabji, author of Christy Clark: Behind the Smile, and Les Leyne, a columnist with the Victoria Times-Colonist, on Christy Clark.

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JUNE 6, 2016 Physician-assisted dying and end of life decisions.

Lee Carter, Josh Paterson, Dr. Heidi Oetter, Lorraine Gerard and Joanne Taylor on physician-assisted dying and end of life decisions.

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JUNE 3, 2016 Gas shortages, gas price hikes. Summer camp.

CBC reporter Brady Strachan on GasBuddy.com senior petroleum analyst Dan McTeague on gas shortages and gas price hikes in B.C. Carolyn Tuckwell, Jason Stockley and Evan Allen on summer camps.

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JUNE 2, 2016 New casinos. Mechanic Sam Tremblay.

B.C. Lottery Corporation spokesperson Angela Koulyras, University of Nevada, Las Vegas Prof. Bill Thompson and Terrace Mayor Carole LeClerc on new casinos in B.C. Mechanic Sam Tremblay answers your questions.

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JUNE 1, 2016 Child care. Sleep.

Sharon Gregor, spokesperson for the Coalition of Child Care Advocates of B.C., on child care. Dalhousie University's Dr. Rachel Morehouse and Vancouver Coastal Health's Dr. John Fleetham on sleep.

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MAY 31, 2016 Ticket scalping. Couples' finances.

Vancouver Ticket owner Kingsley Bailey and Vancouver musician Ford Pier on fans' experiences with ticket resellers. Lesley-Anne Scorgie, author of The Modern Couple's Money Guide: 7 Smart Steps to Building Wealth Together.

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MAY 30, 2016 Approaches to homelessness. Home inspections.

Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps, University of Victoria Prof. Bruce Wallace and Maple Ridge Mayor Nicole Read on homelessness. Canadian Association of Home and Property Inspectors of B.C. President Vince Burnett on home inspections.

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