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B.C. Almanac

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Death Letter

David Ridgen meets the police officers involved in the Greavette case to learn about their investigation.

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Psychedelics and spirituality

Explore the connection between psychedelic drugs like LSD and the transcendent feelings that users report.

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One time snooze

Hosts Rob Norman and Andrew Norton help Robin who is a chronic snoozer.

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The Juno Snub

Hear the the story of Rascalz, and how they started a conversation about the role of urban music at the JUNOS.

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FEB. 16, 2016 Pattullo Bridge. Ride-hailing recommendations.

Robin Lindsey, a transportation economist at UBC's Sauder School of Business, on plans to replace the Pattullo Bridge. Garland Chow, a transportation economist and emeritus associate professor at UBC's Sauder School of Business, on the all-party committee's recommendations for ride-hailing in B.C.

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FEB. 15, 2018 Gardener Brian Minter

Master Gardener Brian Minter of Minter Country Garden in Chilliwack answers your gardening questions.

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FEB. 14, 2018 Child care in the throne speech.

Lynell Anderson, a researcher with the $10-a-day child care plan, and Kate Spence, a teacher, mother of two, and child-care advocate, on child care in the throne speech.

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FEB. 13, 2018 Colten Boushie and Canada's justice system

Jerilynn Webster, organizer of a rally at Jody Wilson-Raybould's Vancouver office, Doug White, co-chair of the B.C. Aboriginal Justice Council, and Terry Teegee, regional chief of the B.C. Assembly of First Nations, on Colten Boushie and Canada's justice system.

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FEB. 9, 2017 Should B.C. move Family Day? Olympics: 2018 and memories.

Andrew Johns, a financial adviser who started the petition 'Unite B.C. Family Day to 3rd Monday in February,' and Walt Judas, CEO of the Tourism Industry Association of B.C., on whether B.C. should move its Family Day. Karin Larsen, a CBC reporter and former Olympian, and Jack Cha, a local Korean Canadian, on the Olympics: this year in PyeongChang and previous years.

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FEB. 8, 2017 B.C.'s proportional representation referendum

David Moscrop, a political scientist at Simon Fraser University and member of YES PR BC, Bill Tieleman, a former NDP strategist and co-founder of No B.C. Proportional Representation Society, Jude Crasta, an undecided voter, and Fraser Byers, who is running B.C. Youth for Proportional Representation, on B.C.'s upcoming referendum on how we vote.

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FEB. 7, 2018 Wine wars and growing tensions between B.C. and Alberta

Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C Green Party, Val Litwin, president of the B.C. Chamber of Commerce, Kathryn Harrison, professor of political science at the University of British Columbia, Karen Collins, owner of Asti Trattoria Italiana, and Chris Fodor, who invested $150,000 to create B.C. wines specifically for the Alberta market, on the growing tensions between B.C. and Alberta.

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FEB. 6, 2018 ICBC changes. Marijuana regulations.

Justin McElroy, the CBC's interim legislative reporter in Victoria, and Richard McCandless, a retired B.C. civil servant who has written extensively about ICBC, on the government's changes to ICBC. Rielle Capler, a UBC PhD candidate and coordinator of the CANARY research project, on B.C.'s latest marijuana regulations.

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FEB. 5, 2018 B.C. Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson. Teen psychology.

Hamish Telford, a professor of political science at the University of the Fraser Valley, on the impact of the B.C. Liberals election of Andrew Wilkinson as leader on B.C.'s political landscape. Dr. Patrick Myers, a registered psychologist, on marijuana use, anxiety and depression among teens.

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FEB. 2, 2018 Prime minister's town hall Q&A in B.C.

Michael Prince, political scientist and Lansdowne Professor of Social Policy at the University of Victoria, and Tom Gunton, professor and director of Simon Fraser University's Resource and Environmental Planning Program, on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's town hall Q&A in B.C.

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FEB. 1, 2018 Medical assistance in dying. Gardener Brian Minter.

Dr. Stefanie Green, president of the Canadian Association of MAiD Assessors and Providers, and Isobel Mackenzie, British Columbia's Seniors Advocate, on medical assistance in dying and faith-based facilities. Master Gardener Brian Minter answers your questions.

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JAN. 31, 2017 Drug overdoses. Mental health talk.

Dr. Keith Ahamad, a clinical researcher at the B.C. Centre on Substance Use, and Sarah Blyth, manager of the Overdose Prevention Site, on 2017's drug overdose deaths. Sarah Hamid-Balma, director of mental health promotion for the Canadian Mental Health Association, and Sarah Jickling, a Vancouver-based musician and mental health advocate, on talking about mental health.

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JAN. 30, 2018 Driver education. Social media etiquette.

Paul Doroshenko, a lawyer with Acumen Law, and Steve Wallace, a driving instructor and owner of Wallace Driving School, on distracted driving and driver education. David Black, an associate professor at Royal Roads University's School of Communication and Culture, on social media etiquette in light of critical reaction to Alessia Cara's Grammy win.

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JAN. 29, 2018 ICBC financial troubles. Re-naming buildings.

Richard McCandless, former B.C. civil servant, on ICBC financial troubles. Michael Kluckner, president of the Vancouver Historical Society, and journalist Wawmeesh Hamilton on re-naming buildings and reconciliation.

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JAN. 26, 2018 Care home violence. Comfort foods.

Wanda Morris, vice-president of advocacy for CARP, on violence in seniors care homes. Lindsay Anderson, author of Feast: Recipes and Stories from a Canadian Road Trip, and Hamid Salimian, a chef and culinary consultant, on comfort foods.

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JAN. 25, 2018 Sexual misconduct allegations in politics. Adolescence.

Lucia Lorenzi, a postdoctoral student studying sexual violence at McMaster University, Max Cameron, a coordinator of UBC's Summer Institute for Future Legislators, and Hugh Pelmore, CEO of ARETE Safety and Protection, on sexual misconduct allegations in politics. Dr. Vanessa Lapointe, a registered psychologist, on whether adolescence should end at age 19 or 24.

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JAN. 24, 2018 Data breaches. Canada Post.

Chester Wisniewski, the principal research scientist with Sophos, on data breaches. Ken Wong, an associate professor at Queen's University's Smith School of Business, Jane Dyson, executive director of Disability Alliance BC, and Mike Palecek, national president of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, on the future of Canada Post.

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JAN. 23, 2018 Tsunami warning.

John Cassidy, a seismologist at Natural Resources Canada, Johanna Wagstaffe, a seismologist at CBC News, and Kent Johansen, an engineer at the University of British Columbia's Earthquake Engineering Research Facility, on the 7.9 magnitude earthquake near Alaska, B.C.'s tsunami warning and the emergency response.

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JAN. 22, 2018 National Energy Board hearings, Fashion Waste

Tom Gunton, director of the resource and environmental planning program at Simon Fraser University and Dustin Rivers, spokesperson for Squamish Nation, on NEB hearings for Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Elizabeth Cline, author of "Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion", on fashion waste.

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JAN. 19, 2018 Minster of Loneliness. Canada, Trump and Brexit.

Andrew Wister, director of Simon Fraser University's Gerontology Research Centre, and Fran Ferguson, a registered clinical counsellor in Campbell River, on whether we should have a Minister of Loneliness. Michael Adams, author of Could it happen here? Canada in the Age of Trump and Brexit.

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JAN. 18, 2017 Vancouver Aquarium stops housing cetaceans, Master gardener Brian Minter.

Andrew Trites, director of the marine mammal research unit at the University of British Columbia and a research associate at the Vancouver Aquarium, on cetaceans no longer being housed at Vancouver Aquarium. Master gardener Brian Minter on winter pruning.

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JAN. 17, 2017 Personal finances. Naming people.

Adriana Molina, marketing manager at Credit Canada Debt Solutions, on personal finances in light of the Bank of Canada setting the key lending rate at 1.25 per cent. Sasha Emmons, editor-in-chief of Today's Parent magazine, and Onowa McIvor, associate professor of Indigenous education at the University of Victoria, on how we name people.

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JAN. 16, 2018 Restaurant labour shortage. Local media.

Ian Tostenson, CEO of the British Columbia Restaurant and Foodservices Association, and David Fairey, co-chair of the B.C. Employment Standards Coalition, on the restaurant labour shortage in B.C. Ian Gill, author of No News is Bad News: Canada's Media Collapse and What Comes Next, on the ongoing challenges faced by local media organizations.

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JAN. 15, 2018 North Korea, Blue Monday

Charles Burton, former diplomat to Beijing, on Hawaiian missile scare and North Korea Summit; Sarah Hamid-Balma from Canadian Mental Health Association on blue Monday.

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JAN. 12, 2018 Facebook feed changes. Proportional representation.

Christopher Schneider, an associate professor at Brandon University, and Rina Liddle, who runs Liddle Works Indie Media, on Facebook's feed changes. Max Cameron, director of UBC's Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions, on electoral reform.

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JAN. 11, 2018 Olympic hockey team. Cellphone addiction.

Ed Willes, sports columnist for the Province newspaper, and Todd Harkins, general manager for the Prince George Cougars, on Canada's men's hockey team. Peter Reiner, a professor at UBC's National Core for Neuroethics, on cellphone addiction.

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JAN. 10, 2018 Bread price-fixing. Binge-watching.

Kevin Grier, a food market analyst, Bruce Cran, president of the Consumers' Association of Canada, and Sam Trosow, a Western University law and media professor, on bread price-fixing. Greg David, editor of TV, eh?, on what people are binge-watching.

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JAN. 9, 2018 Foreign real estate ban? Walking to school.

Josh Gordon, an assistant professor at Simon Fraser University's School of Public Policy. Mariana Brussoni, an associate professor at the University of B.C.'s School of Population and Public Health, and Carol Sartor, a HASTE school facilitator.

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JAN. 8, 2018 Oprah for president? Winter birds.

Lucia Lorenzi, a postdoctoral fellow studying sexual violence at McMaster University, on calls for Oprah Winfrey to run for U.S. president in 2020. Ted Cheskey, Nature Canada's senior conservation management specialist, on winter birds.

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JAN. 5, 2018 Temporary foreign workers. Home technology.

B.C. Federation of Labour's Irene Lanzinger and B.C. Restaurant and Foodservices Association's Ian Tostenson on temporary foreign workers. CBC's Matthew Braga and the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner in B.C.'s Brad Weldon on home tech.

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JAN. 4, 2017 Wage transparency. Gardener Brian Minter.

Jan Borowy, co-chair of the Equal Pay Coalition in Ontario, and Chandra Childers, a senior research scientist at the Institute for Women's Policy Research, on wage transparency. Master Gardener Brian Minter answers your questions.

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JAN. 3, 2018 Meat tax. Co-parenting.

Boston Common Asset Management's Lauren Compere and B.C. Cattlemen's Association's Kevin Boon on meat taxes. Karen Kristjanson, author of Co-parenting from the Inside Out, counsellor Alyson Jones and lawyer Patricia Hebert on co-parenting.

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JAN. 2, 2018 Property assessments. New Year's resolutions.

University of British Columbia associate professor Tom Davidoff, property tax agent Paul Sullivan, B.C. Assessment's Tracy Wall on property assessments. Life and nutrition coach Lisa Carpenter and Big Fit Girl author Louise Green on New Year's resolutions

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DEC. 29, 2017 WHO considers gaming disorder. Financial resolutions.

Richmond Addictions Services' Benjamin Wong and Game Quitters' Cam Adair on 'gaming disorder.' Leslie Gardner, a money coach at Money Coaches Canada, and Simon King, a Vancouver mortgage broker, on financial goals.

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DEC. 28, 2017 Getting around on New Year's Eve. Holiday waste.

Simon Fraser University's Andy Hira, BC Taxi Association's Mohan Kang, Operation Red Nose's Chris Wilson on getting around on New Year's Eve. The Joy of Doing Nothing author Rachel Jonat, Recycle BC's Allen Langdon and UBC's Patrick Lewis on holiday waste

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DEC. 27, 2017 Oak Bay homicide. Organic food certification. Long holiday with the children.

The CBC's Megan Thomas. The Certified Organic Associations of B.C.'s Carmen Wakeling. Parenting expert Kathy Lynn, Boys and Girls Clubs of South Coast B.C.'s Carolyn Tuckwell, the Vancouver Park Board's Sean Healy.

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DEC. 22, 2017 Christmas Card of the Air

Listeners share their holiday messages with loved ones around the province.

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DEC. 21, 2017 Holiday travel tips. Gardener Brian Minter.

CBC reporter Tanya Fletcher, Kamloops Airport's Jeff Scherban, DriveWise B.C. owner Kate Wells, and Crossing the Line author Luciano Nisi on holiday travel tips. Master Gardener Brian Minter answers your questions.

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DEC. 20, 2017 Naloxone kits in pharmacies. Santa Claus.

Dr. Jane Buxton, harm reduction lead at the B.C. Centre for Disease Control, and Alex Dar Santos, president of the B.C. Pharmacy Association, on naloxone kits in pharmacies. Santa Claus talks to children who call in.

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DEC. 19, 2017 Non-resident housing ownership. Christmas decorations.

Josh Gordon, assistant professor at Simon Fraser University's School of Public Policy, on non-resident housing ownership. Stacey McLachlan, executive editor of Western Living magazine, and Ryan Lermitte, founder of Light Knights, on Christmas decorations.

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DEC. 18, 2017 Amtrak derailment. Cellphone plans. Winter holiday movies.

King 5 News reporter Alex Rozier and UBC's Sauder School of Business transportation economist Garland Chow on the Amtrak derailment. OpenMedia digital rights advocate Katy Anderson on cellphone plans. Eric Fell and Patrick Maliha on winter holiday films.

Download DEC. 18, 2017 Amtrak derailment. Cellphone plans. Winter holiday movies.
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DEC. 15, 2017 Coastal ferry review. Wine.

Jim Abram, a director of the Strathcona Regional District and former president of the Union of B.C. Municipalities, on the coastal ferry review. Christa-Lee McWatters Bond, chair of the B.C. Wine Institute, and Dean Canadzich, a winemaker at Enrico Winery

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DEC. 14, 2017 Seniors' services. Instant Pot.

Isobel Mackenzie, B.C.'s Seniors Advocate, and Gudrun Langolf, president of the Council of Senior Citizens' Organizations of B.C., on OSA's third annual Monitoring Seniors’ Services report. Robert Wang, co-creator of the Instant Pot.

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DEC. 13, 2017 Food prices. Tech gifts.

John Janmaat, an associate professor of economics at UBC Okanagan, on rising food prices. Blaine Kyllo, a consumer tech journalist, answers your questions about tech gadgets.

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DEC. 11, 2017 Site C special

The CBC's Andrew Kurjata and Justin McElroy, Resource Works' Stewart Muir, West Moberly First Nation Chief Roland Wilson, UBC's Gordon Christie and George Hoberg, B.C. Premier John Horgan, Grand Chief Stewart Phillip and the NDP's Moe Sihota.

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DEC. 12, 2017 Jobs vacancies. Holiday etiquette.

Canadian Federation of Independent Business's Richard Truscott, B.C. Construction Association's Chris Atchison, Information and Communications Technology Council's Maryna Ivus on job vacancies. Access to Culture's Sharon Schweitzer on holiday etiquette.

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The Christmas rose is a holiday delight — for your garden

Master gardener Brian Minter shares tips for planting the Christmas rose.

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DEC. 8, 2017 NEB's Burnaby Trans Mountain order. Hair.

James Coleman, an energy law professor at Southern Methodist University, on the NEB's order exempting the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion sections of Burnaby bylaws. Elizabeth Benedict, editor of Me, My Hair and I, on people's relationships with hair.

Download DEC. 8, 2017 NEB's Burnaby Trans Mountain order. Hair.
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DEC. 7, 2017 Bystanders to attacks. Gardener Brian Minter.

Natasha Aruliah, a social justice and diversity educator and consultant, and Anne Drennan, spokesperson for Metro Vancouver Transit Police, on what bystanders should do when they witness an attack. Master Gardener Brian Minter answers your questions.

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DEC. 6, 2017 Women's rights report card. Holiday travel.

West Coast LEAF's Alana Prochuk talks about this year's CEDAW report card measuring women's rights and equality in B.C. & Personal Travel Management's Lisa Durby and Pacific NorthWest blogger Elaine Rhystad on travelling during the holidays.

Download DEC. 6, 2017 Women's rights report card. Holiday travel.
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DEC. 5, 2017 B.C. Pot Regulation. Exam stress.

Sensible B.C.'s Dana Larsen and UBC's Mark Haden on marijuana regulation. Anxiety B.C.'s Melanie Badali and BCIT Student Association's Megan Sweeney on student exam stress.

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DEC. 4, 2017 New child care spaces. Alcohol during the holidays.

Minister of Children and Family Development Katrine Conroy and BC Family Child Care Association's Rena Laberge on the announcement to create new child care spaces in B.C. UBC Medicine's Launette Rieb on BC's biggest addiction crisis: alcohol.

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NOV. 30, 2017 Trans mountain pipeline expansion. Social isolation.

Canada West Foundation's Martha Hall Findlay and West Coast Environmental Law's Eugene Kung talk about the case for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Vancouver Foundation's Kevin McCort and Social Sport's Estello Hill on social isolation in B.C.

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NOV. 29, 2017 Working at 65+. Poverty in the midst of plenty.

B.C. Poverty Reduction Coalition's Iglika Ivanova on more seniors working past the age of 65. Poverty Reduction B.C.'s Trish Garner in conversation with the Kamloops and Nanaimo Food Banks on B.C.'s economic divide.

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NOV. 28, 2017 LGBTQ apology. Zero waste.

The Q Hall of Fame's Paul Therien and Out in Schools' Brandon Yan on the prime minister's apology. The Soap Dispensary and Kitchen Staples' Linh Truong and the Recycling Council of B.C.'s Harv Aujala on zero waste.

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NOV. 27, 2017 Marine safety & response. Giving Tuesday.

Horseshoe Bay Marine Group's Joe Spears on the stranded fuel-laden barge near Bella Bella. With Giving Tuesday approaching, Angus Reid Institute's Shachi Kurl, Charitable Impact Foundation's John Bromley, and Blanket B.C. talk charity and giving back.

Download NOV. 27, 2017 Marine safety & response. Giving Tuesday.
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NOV. 24, 2017 Pedestrian safety. Black Friday.

Sandy James, executive director of Walk Metro Vancouver, on pedestrian safety in the dark, rainy weather. Lindsay Meredith, marketing strategy emeritus professor at Simon Fraser University's Beedie School of Business, on Black Friday.

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NOV. 16, 2017 Distracted driving. Reena Virk anniversary.

The Traffic Injury Research Foundation's Karen Bowman on distracted driving. Manjit Virk, father of Reena Virk, Learning Through Loss's Shauna Janz and the University of Victoria's Mandeep Macina on the 20th anniversary of Reena Virk's death.

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NOV. 23, 2017 Holiday hugging. Gardener Brian Minter.

Sexual health educator Saleema Noon on whether or not we should make our kids hug relatives over the holiday season. Gardener Brian Minter talks indoor green holiday displays.

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NOV. 21, 2017 National housing strategy. Cryptocurrency 101.

UBC Business School Professor Tsur Somerville on the new national housing strategy. UBC Computer Science Professor Ivan Beschastnikh and HollisWealth's Senior Investment Advisor James Pelmore on the basics of cryptocurrency.

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NOV. 21, 2017 Child poverty. Rare disorders.

Adrienne Montani, coordinator of First Call: BC Child and Youth Advocacy Coalition, on child poverty. Durhane Wong-Rieger, president of the Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders, on how governments decide which treatment to cover.

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NOV. 20, 2017 Affordable Housing Conference. BC Winter Weather.

B.C. Non-Profit Housing's Kishone Roy and B.C. Co-op Housing Federation's Thom Armstrong on affordable housing. CBC Meteorologist Johanna Wagstaffe, Waddington's Outdoor's Sam Waddington, and Destination B.C.'s Janice Fraser talk about everything winter.

Download NOV. 20, 2017 Affordable Housing Conference. BC Winter Weather.
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