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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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Why do we feel so bad about feeling good?

If most drug users take substances because it feels good, why is pleasure left out of policy conversations?

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Music and Indigenous youth

Meet Indigenous youth who are finding deeper meaning in music — and finding their voices along the way.

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Undercover

A family of four examines their sleep habits, vying for the spare bedroom.

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Why the Google 'manifesto' misses the point

Critics argue the Google "manifesto" debating a woman's biological abilities is another example of discrimination in the workplace.

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AUG. 18, 2017 Talking about racism with children. Invasive species.

Sam Kemp-Jackson, parenting writer, mother of four, and blogger at Multiple Mayhem Mamma, on talking about racism with children. Gail Wallin, executive director of The Invasive Species Council of B.C., on invasive species.

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AUG. 17, 2017 Drug overdose recommendations. Gardener Brian Minter.

Meaghan Thumath, a front-line nurse and a senior practice leader with B.C. Centre for Disease Control on the 10 recommendations from the B.C. Overdose Action Exchange. Master Gardener Brian Minter answers your questions.

Download AUG. 17, 2017 Drug overdose recommendations. Gardener Brian Minter.
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AUG. 16, 2017 White nationalists. Minimum wage.

Al-Ihsan Educational Foundation's Aasim Rashid, Simon Fraser's Shayna Plaut and the University of B.C.'s Henry Yu on white nationalism. B.C. Chamber of Commerce's Dan Baxter and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' Iglika Ivanova on minimum wage.

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AUG. 15, 2017 Grizzly bear hunt. Parents feeling isolated.

B.C. Green Party's Andrew Weaver. Raincoast Conservation Foundation's Chris Genovali, and B.C. Wildlife Federation's Jesse Zeman on grizzly hunt. Social.Mom's Audrey Poulin and psychologist Dr. Vanessa Lapointe on isolated parents.

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AUG. 14, 2017 ICBC's finances. Doctor shortages.

David Eby, B.C.'s minister responsible for ICBC, Richard McCandless, a retired civil servant, and Rose Keith, a personal injury lawyer, on ICBC's finances. Dr. Robin Saunders, a board member with Doctors of B.C. on doctor shortages.

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AUG. 11, 2017 Wildfire season. Burnout.

Cariboo Regional District's Al Richmond, CBC News's Johanna Wagstaffe and Destination B.C.'s Maya Lange on wildfires. Vancouver-based psychiatrist Dr. Shimi Kang and the B.C. Ministry of Forests' Barb Drennan on burnout.

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AUG. 10, 2017 B.C.'s action to Trans Mountain project. Summer pests.

Eugene Kung, a staff lawyer West Coast Environmental Law, Solomon Reece, CEO of Four Eagles Economic Development Group, Stewart Muir, executive director of Resource Works, on Trans Mountain. Mike Londry, owner of Westside Pest Control, on summer pests.

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AUG. 9, 2017 Youth homelessness. Fertility.

A Way Home's David French, Directions Youth Services's Calum Scott, the Vancouver Foundation's Trilby Smith on youth homelessness. Genesis Fertility Centre's Dr. Sonya Kashyap and May Kung, who successfully went through the IVF process, on fertility.

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AUG. 8, 2017 Bear encounters. Animal welfare at rodeos.

B.C. Parks and Conservation Officer Services' Mike Badry and WildSafeBC's Frank Ritcey on bear encounters. Vancouver Humane Society's Peter Fricker, B.C. Rodeo Association's Trish Kohorst and Chilliwack Fair's Cathy Oss on animal welfare at rodeos.

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AUG. 4, 2017 New drug overdose numbers. B.C. Day destinations.

B.C. Mental Health Minister Judy Darcy, B.C. Centre on Substance Use's Dr. Evan Wood, Island Health's Dr. Richard Stanwick and First Nations Health Authority's Dr. Shannon McDonald on the overdose crisis. Matt Armstrong and Alison Harle on vacation spots.

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AUG. 3, 2017 No B.C. Mount Polley charges. Gardener Brian Minter.

Calvin Sandborn, legal director of the Environmental Law Centre at University of Victoria, and Likely resident Richard Holmes on news that no B.C. charges will be pursued for the Mount Polley Mine disaster. Master Gardener Brian Minter answers questions.

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AUG. 2, 2017 Families, households and couples. LGBTQ+ and refugees.

The University of British Columbia's Marina Adshade and Amin Ghaziani on the latest census findings on families, households and couples. Simon Fraser University Sharalyn Jordan and Jen Marchbank on LGBTQ+ and refugees.

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AUG. 1, 2017 Smoke, heat, pets. Learning coding.

University of B.C.'s Dr. Chris Carlsten, Dewdney Animal Hospital's Dr. Adrian Walton and Lillooet's Marg Lampman, on smoke, heat and pets. Level Up Kids's Jeff Hughes, Maker Camp's Paula MacDowell, and programmer Laef Kucheran on learning coding.

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JULY 31, 2017 Heat health risks. Workplace swearing.

Fraser Health's Dr. Andrew Larder, B.C. Senior Advocate Isobel Mackenzie and WorkSafeBC's Strand on heat-related health risks. Workplace psychologist Jennifer Newman and Simon Fraser University's Clint Burnham on swearing in the workplace.

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JULY 28, 2017 Christy Clark resigns as B.C. Liberal leader and MLA

Richard Zussman, CBC legislative reporter, David Mitchell, political historian, Judy Tyabji, author of Christy Clark: Behind the Smile, Shachi Kurl, executive director of the Angus Reid Institute, and George Abbott, former B.C. Liberal cabinet minister.

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JULY 27, 2017 Wildfires: evacuations and returning home. Low fish runs.

Williams Lake's Walt Cobb, B.C. Wildfire Service's Kevin Skrepnek and Bonaparte Inn's Sean Murdock on wildfires. Fisheries adviser Greg Taylor, Canadian Fishing Company's Rob Morley and First Nations Fisheries Council of B.C.'s Richard Sparrow on fish.

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JULY 26, 2017 Creep Catchers vs. Privacy Commissioner. Bear sightings.

Thompson Rivers University's Craig Jones and Kwantlen Polytechnic University's Wade Deisman on Creep Catchers. The B.C. Conservation Service's Murray Smith, Wild Wise Sooke's Debbie Read and the City of Coquitlam's Steffanie Warriner on bear sightings.

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JULY 25, 2017 Premier Horgan's first meeting with Trudeau. Petronas cancels LNG project.

The University of Victoria's Michael Prince on Premier John Horgan's first meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The B.C LNG Alliance's David Keane and Clean Energy Canada's Merran Smith on Petronas's cancellation of its Port Edward LNG project.

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JULY 24, 2017 ICBC Rates. Affordable housing pilot project.

Retired senior B.C. government employee, Richard McCandless on ICBC finances, increasing rates and possible return of photo radar. Tom Davidoff, UBC business professor, on City of Vancouver's pilot project to increase number of affordable rental units.

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JULY 21, 2017 Social assistance rates. Bike theft.

Shane Simpson, Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, and First Call provincial coordinator, Adrienne Montani, on social assistance rates. Alyshia Burak, bike education manager with HUB, J Allard, founder of project 529, on bike theft.

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JULY 20, 2017 NDP government and LNG. Master Gardener Brian Minter.

SFU economist Mark Jaccard on the new provincial government and the implications for LNG. Master gardener Brian Minter offers advice and tips.

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JULY 19, 2017 Wildfires and returning evacuees. Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions.

Robert Turner, assistant deputy minister for emergency management B.C. and Princeton Mayor Frank Armitage on returning wildfire evacuees. Bev Gutray, CEO of the Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division, on new mental health and addictions ministry.

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JULY 18, 2017 Incoming NDP government. Wildfires and forestry practices.

SFU political scientist David Moscrop and CBC legislative reporter Richard Zussman on incoming NDP government. Harry Nelson, UBC forestry professor, on wildfires and forestry practices.

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JULY 17, 2017 B.C. wildfires: Preparing for a long season

Cariboo Regional District Chair, Al Richmond, Chief fire information officer Kevin Skrepnek, Red Cross's Lisa Anne Pierce, B.C. Forestry Minister, John Rustad, CBC legislative reporter, Richard Zussman and Williams Lake mayor, Walt Cobb.

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JULY 14, 2017 Wildfires: Evacuees, weather, insurance, and tourism.

Ashcroft resident Sherrie Fraser, CBC meteorologist Johanna Wagstaffe, Insurance Bureau of Canada spokesperson Steve Kee, CBC reporter Bob Keating, Barkerville Historic Town and Park CEO Ed Coleman, Watermark Beach Resort general manager Ingrid Jarrett.

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JULY 13, 2017 Wildfires and health risks. Wildfires and charitable giving.

Dr. Tim Takaro, UBC Prof. Michael Brauer and Northern Health's Steve Raper on health risks and wildfires. Michael Simpson from the B.C. Council for International Cooperation and Jamie Maclean at a donation centre in Kamloops on donation efforts.

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JULY 12, 2017 B.C. wildfires and psychological impact

Bev Gutry, CEO of the Canadian Mental Health Association, B.C. Division and Vincent Agyapong, University of Alberta psychiatrist, on resources and coping with stress and anxiety during and after a natural disaster.

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JULY 11, 2017 B.C. Wildfires

B.C.'s Chief Fire Information Officer Kevin Skrepnek, fire ecologist Robert Gray, Climatologist David Phillips and Milo Macdonald, chief administrative officer for Williams Lake on wildfire situation.

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JULY 7, 2017 Usage-based auto insurance. Cross-Canada road trips.

Chuck Weinberg, a marketing professor at UBC's Sauder School of Business, on usage-based insurance. Mark Richardson, author of Canada's Road: A Journey on the Trans-Canada Highway from St. John's to Victoria, on cross-Canada road trips.

Download JULY 7, 2017 Usage-based auto insurance. Cross-Canada road trips.
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JULY 6, 2017 Concussions in sports. Swimming safety.

Patrick Waslen, a former executive director of Football B.C., and the University of the Fraser Valley's Michael Gaetz on concussions in sports. The Lifesaving Society's Dale Miller and the Canadian Red Cross's Jeannene Crosby on swimming safety.

Download JULY 6, 2017 Concussions in sports. Swimming safety.
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JULY 5, 2017 Human-caused wildfires. Diabetes on the rise.

Kevin Skrepnek, chief fire information officer for the B.C. Wildfire Service, on preventing human-caused wildfires. Sheila Kern, Diabetes Canada's regional director for B.C. and Yukon, on the projected increase in diabetes in our province.

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JULY 4, 2017 Medical Assistance In Dying. Construction zone driving.

Dr. Jesse Pewarchuk, Doctors of B.C. President Trina Larsen Soles and CAMAP's Dr. Stefanie Green on Medical Assistance In Dying. The B.C. Construction Safety Alliance's Sarina Hanschke on driving in construction zones.

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JUNE 30, 2017 B.C. NDP minority government.

Richard Zussman, the CBC's legislative reporter in Victoria, Lori Ackerman, the mayor of Fort St. John, and Andrew Wilkinson, the Liberal MLA for Vancouver-Quilchena, on what people want from a B.C. NDP minority government under Premier John Horgan.

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JUNE 29, 2017 Political uncertainty. Gardener Brian Minter.

Jock Finlayson, chief policy officer of the Business Council of British Columbia, and Seth Klein, B.C. director of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, on political uncertainty in B.C. Master Gardener Brian Minter answers your questions.

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JUNE 28, 2017 Single-use items. Craft beer.

Albert Shamess, the City of Vancouver's director of waste management and resource recovery, and Jeremy Loveday, a Victoria city councillor, on single-use items. Joe Wiebe, author of Craft Beer Revolution: The Insider's Guide to B.C. Breweries.

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JUNE 27, 2017 Private school enrolment. Electric vehicle charging.

The Fraser Institute's Jason Clemens and the University of British Columbia's Charles Ungerleider on private school enrolment. Simon Fraser University's Suzanne Goldberg and technology and automobile journalist Akash Sablok on electric vehicle charging.

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JUNE 26, 2017 Sleepless infants and depressed parents. Harry Potter and book formats.

University of British Columbia's Wendy Hall on sleepless infants and depressed parents. The Association of Book Publishers of B.C.'s Heidi Waechtler, BookNet Canada's Noah Genner, and Kidsbooks' Susan McQuiggin on Harry Potter and book formats.

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JUNE 23, 2017 Safer marijuana use. Fun in the heat.

Island Health's Dr. Richard Stanwick on safer marijuana use. CBC News's Johanna Wagstaffe, the University of B.C.'s Dr. Chris Carlsten, B.C. Wildfire Service's Ryan Turcot and Mount Waddington's Outdoors's Sam Waddington on having fun in the heat.

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JUNE 22, 2017 Speaker, Throne Speech. First job.

Richard Zussman, the CBC's legislative reporter in Victoria, and David Moscrop, a political scientist at SFU, on B.C.'s new Speaker and the upcoming Throne Speech. Marc-David Seidel, RBC Financial Group professor of Entrepreneurship at UBC, on first jobs.

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JUNE 21, 2017 Instant pay. Indigenous health care.

Instant Financial's Steve Barha and the Credit Counselling Society's Mark Kalinowski. The First Nations Health Authority's Dr. Evan Adams and the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada's Cindy Blackstock.

Download JUNE 21, 2017 Instant pay. Indigenous health care.
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JUNE 20, 2017 Snap elections. Cancer rates.

The Angus Reid Institute's Shachi Kurl and the University of the Fraser Valley's Hamish Telford on voters' views about B.C.'s next government. The Canadian Cancer Society's Sandra Krueckl on cancer rates in B.C.

Download JUNE 20, 2017 Snap elections. Cancer rates.
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JUNE 19, 2017 Income assistance rates. Boating safety

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' Seth Klein and First Call's Adrienne Montani on income assistance rates. Canadian Safe Boating Council's Larry Jacobs and BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit's Ian Pike on boating safety.

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JUNE 16, 2017 Alcohol in grocery stores. How fatherhood changes you.

Tim Stockwell, director of the University of Victoria's Centre for Addictions Research of B.C., on Vancouver's approach to alcohol sales in grocery stores. Charlie Demers and George Bowering, co-authors of The Dad Dialogues, on how fatherhood changes you.

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JUNE 15, 2017 Disability pride. Gardener Brian Minter.

Faith Bodnar, executive director of Inclusion B.C., Alexander Magnussen, an inclusion consultant, and Lauren Stinson, a youth leadership mentee at North Shore Disability Resource Centre, on disability pride. Master Gardener Brian Minter answers questions.

Download JUNE 15, 2017 Disability pride. Gardener Brian Minter.
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JUNE 14, 2017 Court delays. Financial elder abuse.

Richard Fowler, a governor with the Trial Lawyers Association of B.C., and Mobina Jaffer, a senator from B.C., on court delays. Gloria Gutman, founder of SFU's Gerontology department, and David Watts, a notary public based in Vancouver, on elder abuse.

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JUNE 13, 2017 Farm animal treatment. Talking to children about what they eat.

Chicken Farmers of Canada's Benoit Fontaine and Lisa Bishop-Spencer and the B.C. SPCA's Marcie Moriarty on the treatment of farm animals in B.C. Sarah Elton, author of Meatless? A Fresh Look at What You Eat.

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JUNE 12, 2017 Pharmaceutical drug costs. Climate change: B.C. in 2050

Steve Morgan, a professor at UBC's School of Population and Public Health, on high prescription drug costs. Johanna Wagstaffe, host of 2050: Degrees of Change, and Stephen Sheppard, author of Visualizing Climate Change, on impact of climate change in B.C.

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JUNE 9, 2017 Free transit for youth? Mechanic Sam Tremblay.

New Westminster Coun. Patrick Johnstone and UBC Sauder School of Business Prof. Robin Lindsey on whether public transit should be free for some people. Sam Tremblay of Tremblay Motors takes your questions.

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JUNE 8, 2017. James Comey testimony. Illegal dumping.

POLITICO contributor, David Freelander, and Rex Brysen, political science professor at McGill University react to Comey testimony. Brock MacDonald, Recycling Council of BC and Tracy Tobin, City of Burnaby, on illegal dumping.

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JUNE 7, 2017 Site C. Youth employment.

CBC reporter Richard Zussman, Camerado Energy Consulting director Rick Hendriks and Fort Nelson Mayor Bill Streeper on what's next for Site C. Futurpreneur Canada director Paulina Cameron on youth employment.

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JUNE 6, 2017. Single-family homes. Small acts of conservation.

Vancity's Ryan McKinley and Nathan Lauster, Author of The Death and Life of the Single-Family House: Lessons from Vancouver on Building a Livable City, on single-family homes. The Nature Conservancy of Canada's Dan Kraus on small acts of conservation.

Download JUNE 6, 2017. Single-family homes. Small acts of conservation.
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JUNE 5, 2017 London attacks and travel plans. Skipping meals and health.

Deputy Mayor of Castelgar Deb McIntosh, UBC political science instructor Serbulent Turan, and travel blogger Claudia Laroye on London attacks and travel plans. Dietitian Desiree Nielsen on skipping meals.

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JUNE 2, 2017 U.S. pulls out of Paris Agreement. Screen time for young children.

Ian Bruce, director of science and policy for the David Suzuki Foundation, on the United States' decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement. Matthew Johnson, director of education at MediaSmarts, on recommendations on screen time for young children.

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JUNE 1, 2017 Softwood aid package. Gardener Brian Minter.

Canada West Foundation's Naomi Christensen, B.C. Lumber Trade Council's Susan Yurkovich and Conservative MP Todd Doherty on Ottawa's softwood lumber aid package. Master Gardener Brian Minter answers your questions.

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MAY 31, 2017 Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Dark side of technology.

The University of British Columbia's Kathryn Harrison and the BC Chamber of Commerce's Dan Baxter on the future of the Trans Mountain project. Mike Dover, author of Dante's Infinite Monkeys: Technology Meets the 7 Deadly Sins.

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MAY 29, 2017 Risks of teen drug use. Name-blind hiring.

New Westminster police's Andrew Perry, Fraser Health's Mark Goheen and Boys and Girls Club's Jordan Davis on the risks of teen drug use. University of Toronto's Phillip Oreopoulos and HRx Technology's Wyle Baoween on name-blind hiring.

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MAY 30, 2017 B.C. NDP, Green government agreement. Weddings on a budget.

Richard Zussman, the CBC's legislative reporter in Victoria, on the B.C. Greens support for a minority B.C. NDP government. Maili Wong, author of Smart Risk, and Jane Geszler, owner of Budget Blooms, on how to hold a budget wedding.

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MAY 26, 2017 Messes in campgrounds and the backcountry. Sports beyond winning.

Sam Waddington, owner of Mount Waddington's Outdoors, on messes left in campgrounds and backcountry. Jason Dorland, an Olympic rower, coach, author of Pulling Together: A Coach's Journey to Uncover the Mindset of True Potential, on sports beyond winning.

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MAY 25, 2017 Remembering Grace McCarthy. Greens role in next B.C. government.

Rafe Mair, who served in cabinet with Grace McCarthy, and Dr. Pat McGeer, former B.C. Liberal MLA, on former Social Credit MLA Grace McCarthy. Adam Olsen, elected B.C. Green MLA for Saanich North and the Islands, on his party's role in the next government

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MAY 24, 2017 B.C. government configurations. Melanoma and other skin cancers.

Richard Johnston, a political science professor at the University of B.C., on the possible configurations of B.C.'s next government. Dr. Marcie Ulmer, a clinical instructor at the Department of Dermatology and Skin Science at UBC, on skin cancer.

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MAY 23, 2017 Talking to children about terrorism. Scary wildlife encounters.

Dr. Shimi Kang, author of The Dolphin Parent, and Dave MacKenzie, president of the B.C. School Counsellors Association, on talking to children about terrorism. Frank Ritcey, provincial coordinator of WildSafe B.C., on scary wildlife encounters.

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