For your headphones: a CBC Vancouver podcast roundup
A list of original podcasts with topics that hit close to home
For many of us, being homebound while practicing physical distancing means lots of screen time.
But there are other ways to keep ourselves entertained and informed.
Give the eyes a rest, put on some headphones, and tune into podcasts that cover topics relevant to you and your community.
Here are some great CBC Vancouver podcasts for you to download now.
Sanctioned: the arrest of a telecom giant
The arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver in December 2018 placed Canada in the middle of a global trade war. Stephen Quinn narrates the story of international intrigue set against a dramatic battle to dominate the economies of the future.
Killers: J pod on the brink
Host Gloria Macarenko delves into our fraught love affair with the iconic and endangered Southern Resident Killer Whales who have become the political poster children for climate change.
2050: Degrees of Change
CBC Meteorologist Johanna Wagstaffe guides a journey to our future in this CBC Vancouver original podcast that explores how our world and lives will adapt to climate change within a few decades.
CBC Vancouver radio host Stephen Quinn's love letter/Dear John letter to the city he once adored. Sold! lays bare the anguish and the impact of the housing crisis as it threatens to rip the city apart. Quinn explores the role foreign investment plays in all of this and whether we have a hope of solving it. Relationship Status: It's complicated.
A catastrophic earthquake hits Canada's West Coast. In Fault Lines, CBC Vancouver Seismologist Johanna Wagstaffe guides you through two disastrous scenarios so you can prepare yourself, your family, and your neighbours.