BC Today from CBC Radio British Columbia show

BC Today from CBC Radio British Columbia

Summary: BC Today is where British Columbians connect on issues facing their lives and their community. Every week day at noon PT and 1pm MT, BC Today host Michelle Eliot delves into the top story for the province in a vibrant, interactive hour of conversation, in which listeners are invited to have their say on the open line and on social media.

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 Year Round Schooling and Sow Simple in your garden. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2957

The province has opened the door to year round schooling. We hear how it works in Langley, and get reaction from trustees and listeners. In the second half, the authors of Sow Simple.

 Sawmill safety in B.C. and exercise curtails dementia progress | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2812

Roger Harris, BC Forest Safety Ombudsman and Margaret McDiarmid, B.C.'s Minister of Labour on sawmill safety. And UBC/Vancouver Coastal Health mobility and brain researcher Teresa Liu-Ambrose on her study that links strength training to curbing the progress of dementia.

 Day One of BCTF Extra Curricular ban and Young men and grieving | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2556

Emilio Landolfi from University of the Fraser Valley on the importance of extra curricular activities to a well rounded education. And Gen Creighton and Jennifer Matthews from UBC on their study on how young men grieve called Live for the Moment

 By-election analysis and 2012 Olympic countdown | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2482

Jeff Davies debriefs on the two NDP wins last night and former MLA and MP John Reynolds says it is time for a coalition. And Steve Armitage previews the 2012 Canadian Olympic team so far and we hear from three B.C. athletes: Chelsea Buckland--soccer, Scott Frandsen--rowing and Scott Dickson--swimming.

 Marijuana, teens and 420 plus Brian Minter | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2758

Art Steinmann, manager of Substance Abuse Prevention for the Vancouver School Board on teenagers and the marijuana smoke-in known as 420 tomorrow. And gardening expert Brian Minter takes your calls

 Geoff Plant, former A.G. on regulating marijuana and MLA Bob Simpson on forests | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2793

Geoff Plant talks about why he believes regulating and taxing marijuana will reduce crime and increase gov't revenue. And MLA Bob Simpson on a leaked gov't document that shows the dire state of the interior forest industry and suggests logging on protected land.


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