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Viral video of emaciated polar bear may not be what it seems

'I wasn't totally surprised. These things happen,' the Nunavut polar bear monitor Leo Ikakhik told As It Happens host Carol Off.

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3 concussions later

After her concussions Miranda would fight for the next six years to get her life back.

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Alabama newspapers vs. Roy Moore

Alabama's biggest newspapers say Roy Moore is unfit for office.

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Going on your own terms

Will Pegg's knows he doesn't want to die from metastatic bone cancer. So he's chosen to go on his own terms, with a medically assisted death.

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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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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.

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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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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. 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.

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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.

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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. 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.

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NOV. 17, 2017 Marijuana sales and home-growing. Men's health.

Coast to Coast Medicinals' Lorilee Fedler and the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction's Rebecca Jesseman on marijuana. UBC's Men's Health Research's John Oliffe and the Movember Foundation's Mitch Hermansen on men's health.

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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. 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. 15, 2017 Senior migration. Canada's role in peacekeeping.

B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix and Bruce Newbold, professor at McMaster University, go over Fraser Institute's new study on seniors migration. Former Canadian diplomat Paul Meyer and former peacekeeper Mark Towhey talk Canada's role in peacekeeping.

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NOV. 14, 2017 Short-term rentals. Canada's population.

CBC municipal affairs reporter Justin McElroy and UBC Sauder School of Business associate professor Tom Davidoff on Vancouver's new short-term rental regulations. Doug Saunders, author of Maximum Canada: Why 35 Million Canadians Are Not Enough.

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NOV. 13, 2017 Rent increases. Juvenile Diabetes

Legal advocate, Russ Godfrey, and Rob Grant, Executive director Salt Spring Community Services, on rent rates province-wide. Dave Prowten, president JDRF, on Type 1 Diabetes.

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NOV. 10, 2017 Remembrance Day

Cam Cathcart, director of the Vancouver Remembrance Day Ceremony at Victory Square, David Borys, host of the Cool Canadian History podcast, and Ed Fitch, past president of the National Last Post Fund, on the significance on Remembrance Day.

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NOV. 9, 2017 Pet legislation. Gardener Brian Minter.

Jordan Reichert of PetsOK B.C. and David Hutniak of Landlord B.C. on proposed removal of flat-out pet bans from the Residential Tenancy Act. Master Gardener Brian Minter answers your questions.

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NOV. 8, 2017. Trump election anniversary. Body image.

Rachel Bitecofer, professor of political science at Christopher Newport University and author of "The Unprecedented 2016 Presidential Election" on one year of Trump. Hillary McBride, author of Mothers, Daughters and Body Image on body positivity.

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NOV. 7, 2017. Abottsford shooting reaction. Teleworking and alternative office spaces.

Michael Swainson, a former first responder on how police and communities deal with the death of a police officer. Lisa Bull of Ceridian & Crystal Henrickson a career consultant talk about changing work spaces.

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NOV. 6, 2017 Conversations around overdose. Major Misconduct.

Dr. Victoria Lee, Chief medical health officer with Fraser Health, on new guide to help families talk to loved ones about addiction. Jim Thomson and Georges Laracque on fighting in junior hockey as part of Jeremy Allingham's Major Misconduct series.

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NOV. 3, 2017 Eliminating MSP premiums. Soup stories.

B.C.'s MSP Task Force's Lindsay Tedds, the Alberta Medical Association's Dr. Darryl LaBuick and the University of Manitoba's Dr. Alan Katz on eliminating MSP premiums. Sharon Hapton, founder of Soup Sisters.

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NOV. 2, 2017 Jumbo ski resort. Mechanic Sam Tremblay.

CBC reporter Bob Keating on the Jumbo Glacier ski resort. Sam Tremblay, owner of Tremblay Motors, on winter car care.

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NOV. 1, 2017 BCUC's Site C report. Drug overdose response in schools.

The Vancouver Sun's Vaughn Palmer and Sierra Club B.C.'s Galen Armstrong on the BCUC's final report on Site C. Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows School District's Susan Carr and Provincial Health Officer Dr. Perry Kendall on drug overdose response in schools.

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OCT. 31, 2017 Fireworks ban? Fears and phobias.

Chris Baisley, who started a petition to ban 'consumer' fireworks in Vancouver, and Canadian National Fireworks Association's Melanie Sutherland. University of B.C.'s David Klonsky, and North Shore Stress and Anxiety Clinic's Dr. Melanie Badali.

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OCT. 30, 2017 Scarcity and cost of burial plots. Scary stories.

Nicole Renwick, executive director of the Memorial Society of B.C. and Louise Bell, chair of the Denman Island Memorial Society on B.C. cemeteries. Comedian Scott Bae and author JJ Lee on scary stories.

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OCT. 27, 2017 Male response to #MeToo. Fall B.C. destinations.

Ryan Avola, facilitator of iGuy workshops with Saleema Noon sexual health educators, and Mel Cassidy, cofounder of The Consent Crew, on male response to #MeToo. Janice Fraser, managing editor of Destination British Columbia, of favourite fall destinations

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OCT. 26, 2017 Fake news. Gardener Brian Minter.

Alfred Hermida, director of University of British Columbia's School of Journalism, on how to determine what is fake news, and how to respond to it. Master Gardener Brian Minter answers your questions.

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OCT. 25, 2017 Rental housing. Heart disease.

Andy Yan, director of Simon Fraser University's City Program, and Doug King, executive director of Together Against Poverty Society, on rental housing. Dr. Krishnan Ramanathan, director of the Coronary Care Unit at St. Paul's Hospital, on heart disease.

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OCT. 24, 2017 Sexual orientation and gender identity in schools. Short-term rentals.

Matt Carruthers, B.C.'s SOGI Education Lead, Tru Wilson, a transgender student, and her mother Michelle Wilson on SOGI 123 in B.C. Karen Sawatzky, chair of the City of Vancouver's Renters Advisory Committee, on short-term rentals.

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OCT. 23, 2017 Kinder Morgan. Device-free dinners.

City of Vancouver councillor Adriane Carr and West Coast Environmental Law's Eugene Kung on Kinder Morgan court challenges. Caroline Knorr, editor at Common Sense Media and Jesse Miller, founder of Mediated Reality, on device-free dinners.

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OCT. 20, 2017 Pollution's death toll. Books.

Nil Basu, Canada Research Chair in Environmental Health Sciences at McGill University, on the death toll from pollution. Rob Wiersema, a Victoria-based writer and reviewer.

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OCT. 19, 2017 Great B.C. ShakeOut. Appropriate Halloween costumes.

Geological Survey of Canada's Alison Bird, structural engineer Graham Taylor on earthquakes. The Party Bazaar's Jason Power, the University of Toronto Students' Union's Chim Alao, Arizona State University's Project Humanites's Neal Lester, on costumes.

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OCT. 18, 2017 Remembering Gord Downie.

Ken Mcleod, a professor of music history and culture at the University of Toronto, Dr. Leah Smith, an epidemiologist at the Canadian Cancer Society, and Steve Ayres, a former DJ at B100 in Kamloops, on the legacy of Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie.

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OCT. 17, 2017 Ride-hailing legislation postponed. #MeToo

Simon Fraser University Prof. Andy Hira and Watt Consulting Group transportation planner Victor Ngo on ride-hailing legislation for B.C. WAVAW rape crisis centre manager Sambriddhi Nepal and independent researcher Alexandra Samuel on #MeToo.

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OCT. 16, 2017 Small business taxes. Downsizing homes.

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business's Richard Truscott and Moodys Gartner Tax Law's Kim Moody on changes to small business taxes. Seniors real estate specialist Shelley Williams and Les Clutter Services' Leslie Wilshire on downsizing homes.

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OCT. 13, 2017 Names of places and landmarks. Sunday dinner.

Khelsilem, a lecturer on Coast Salish languages at Simon Fraser University, and Jean Barman, a historian and author, on naming places and landmarks in B.C. Elizabeth Chorney-Booth and Julie Van Rosendaal, two authors of Best of Bridge Sunday Suppers.

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OCT. 12, 2017 Sexual harassment and assault at work. Gardener Brian Minter.

Lucia Lorenzi, a postdoctoral student studying sexual violence at McMaster University, on sexual harassment and assault at work. Master Gardener Brian Minter answers your questions.

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OCT. 11, 2017 Protecting orcas. Forest management.

The Georgia Strait Alliance's Christianne Wilhelmson and the Vancouver Aquarium's Lance Barrett-Lennard on protecting orcas. The Ancient Forest Alliance's Ken Wu and the Forest Stewardship Council's Francois Dufresne on forest management.

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OCT. 10, 2017 Youth and mental health. Refugee settlement.

Carol Todd, mother of Amanda Todd, and Sarah Hamid-Balma, Director of Mental Health Promotion for the Canadian Mental Health Association's B.C. Division. MOSAIC's Saleem Spindari and Tayybeh founder Nihal Elwan on refugee settlement.

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OCT. 6, 2017 Labour shortage. Giving thanks.

Sunil Johal, policy director at the Mowat Centre, School of Public Policy and Governance at the University of Toronto, on the labour shortage in certain sectors. Gary Paterson, pastor at St. Andrews-Wesley United Church, on giving thanks.

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OCT. 5, 2017 Electoral reform. Online dating safety.

UBC's Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions' Megan Dias on electoral reform. Marina Adshade, author of Dollars and Sex: How Economics Influences Sex and Love, and Vancouver police Det. Const. Michelle Grandbois, on online dating.

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OCT. 4, 2017 Travel insurance. Dementia village.

Travel Health Insurance Association of Canada's Will McAleer and Simon Fraser University's Lindsay Meredith on travel insurance. Dan Levitt, executive Director of the Tabor Village seniors centre on the Dementia Village concept.

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OCT. 3, 2017 Pipeline court challenge. Electric vehicles.

UBC assistant professor Jocelyn Stacey on the court challenge to the Trans Mountain project. B.C. Energy Minister Michelle Mungall, Green Car Reports correspondent Matthew Klippenstein, and B.C. Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver on electric vehicles.

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OCT. 2, 2017 Las Vegas shooting. Seniors driving.

Psychologist Dr. Vanessa Lapointe on the mass shooting in Las Vegas. Providence Health's Dr. Janet Kushner-Kow, the Council of Senior Citizens' Organizations of B.C.'s Gudrun Langolf and driving instructor Perry Lamarche on seniors driving.

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SEPT. 29, 2017 Casino resort. Parents financially supporting adult children.

Garry Smith, a gambling research specialist at the Alberta Gambling Research Institute, on the impact of casino resorts. Kelley Keehn, consumer advocate for the Financial Planning Standards Council, on parents financially supporting adult children.

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SEPT. 28, 2017 Partisan appointments. Gardener Brian Minter.

David Moscrop, a political scientist at Simon Fraser University, on the B.C. NDP's partisan government appointments. Master Gardener Brian Minter answers your questions.

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SEPT. 27, 2017 Marijuana legalization at the UBCM convention

Mike Farnworth, B.C.'s solicitor general, Murry Krause, president of the UBCM, Deborah Kozak, mayor of Nelson, Kerry Jang, a Vancouver city councillor, Bill Mckay, mayor of Nanaimo, and Marc Lefebvre, mayor of Parksville, on marijuana legalization.

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SEPT. 26, 2017 B.C. Liberal leadership race. Politics in sports.

Hamish Telford, a professor of political science at the University of the Fraser Valley, on the B.C. Liberal leadership race. Ken Campbell, a senior sports writer with the Hockey News, on national anthems and political statements at games.

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SEPT. 25, 2017 Provincial cannabis framework. Disability transition assistance.

CBC municipal reporter Justin McElroy and Dana Larsen, director of Sensible B.C. on provincial cannabis regulation. Anita Huberman, CEO of Surrey Board of Trade, and Chandar Sundaram, teacher and author, on disability transition assistance.

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SEPT. 22, 2107 Distracted driving. Health after 55.

The Traffic Injury Research Foundation's Karen Bowman and lawyer Paul Doroshenko on distracted driving. Joyce Resin, host of 55 and Up!, and Dr. Bal Pawa, co-founder of the West Coast Women's Clinic for Hormonal Health, on health after 55.

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SEPT. 21, 2017 Reconciliation. Burnout.

Chief Robert Joseph, co-founder of Reconciliation Canada, and Phyllis Webstad, president of the Orange Shirt Society, on reconciliation with Indigenous people. Dr. Shimi Kang, psychiatrist and creator of the Dolphin Kids Achievement Program, on burnout.

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SEPT. 20, 2017 Structural quake preparedness. Rivers Day.

John Sherstobitoff, a seismic specialist at Ausenco, and Jennifer Stewart, a founding member of Families Against Cuts to Education, on earthquakes. Mark Angelo, chair of B.C. Rivers Day, and Brian Smith, manager of the Seymour fish hatchery, on rivers.

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SEPT. 19, 2017 Political donations. Wills.

Dermod Travis, executive director of Integrity B.C., on the proposed bill to ban corporate and union donations. Candace Cho. lawyer and founder of the Onyx Law Group. and filmmaker Daniel Pierce on wills and estate planning.

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SEPT. 18, 2017 Racism in school curriculum. Christmas 'creep'.

Glen Hansman, BCTF president,Darin Flynn, Univ. of Calgary linguistics prof.,Joseph Hislop,Mission District Principal of Aboriginal Education,Jeffrey McNeil,TRU education instructor,on classroom racism. Innovation strategist,Christine Cowan,on early Xmas.

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SEPT. 15, 2017 Seniors residential care. Trans Canada Trail.

B.C. Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie, Council of Senior Citizens' Organizations of B.C.'S Gudrun Langolf, Hospital Employees' Union's Jennifer Whiteside on seniors residential care. Valerie Pringle, Trisha Kaplan, Leon LeBrun on the Trans Canada Trail.

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SEPT. 14, 2017 Pot-impaired driving. Gardener Brian Minter.

B.C. Trucking Association's Louise Yako, lawyer Kyla Lee, Washington Traffic Safety Commission's Doug Dahl on marijuana impaired driving and law enforcement. Master Gardener Brian Minter answers your questions.

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SEPT. 13, 2017 Wildfire prevention. Restricting cellphones in public.

B.C. Forests Minister Doug Donaldson, University of British Columbia Prof. Lori Daniels and Williams Lake Mayor Walt Cobb on wildfire prevention. Consumer tech journalist Blaine Kyllo on restricting cellphones in public.

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