Radio West with Sarah Penton
Sep. 17, 2020: The mother of a 10-year-old Kaleden boy wants answers after a man with a record of violent assaults attacks her son; And Rob Shaw on the province's economic recovery plan.
Sep. 16, 2020: Dr. Bonnie Henry on her order to allow registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses to prescribe pharmaceutical alternatives to street drugs, and on decriminalization. Plus, the new Principal and Vice-Chancellor of UBCO, Lesley Cormack.
Sep. 15, 2020: People affected by flooding in Grand Forks launch a proposed class action lawsuit against the provincial government; And we remember Bud Sparrow, the Musqueam fisherman who took Indigenous fishing rights all the way to the Supreme Court.
Sep. 14, 2020: The health risks of poor air quality with the BC CDC; Stikine MLA Doug Donaldson talks about not running for re-election; And Iris Gorfinkle talks about the long term health risks for young people who catch COVID-19.
Sep. 11, 2020: A former Prince George resident shares what it's like to live in Oregon amidst unprecedented wildfires; And two young sisters in Hyder, Alaska can't go to school because it would mean crossing the border into Stewart, BC.
Sep. 10, 2020: B.C. sets a single day record for new cases of COVID-19; We head to Revelstoke to find out how the first day of school went; And Rob Shaw breaks down B.C.'s fall pandemic plan and new financial numbers released today.
Sep. 9, 2020: B.C. releases its fall pandemic plan; A banquet hall owner in Prince George is devastated because she has to close her doors; And financial technology that can help you spend less, invest more, and get yourself organized.
Sep. 8, 2020: An update on wildfires ravaging Washington State; BC's provincial health officer closes nightclubs, banquet halls, and puts restrictions on alcohol sales to try to curb Covid-19 cases; And a first year UBCO student on her starting classes in her dorm.
Sep. 4, 2020: We speak with a woman whose husband has been in long term care since just before the pandemic hit; And a treasure map written by a student 40 years ago is found in a Revestoke school.