Latest On The BC Teacher’s Strike
Why is there still no deal? Political columnist Bill Tieleman examines the underlying issues surrounding the ongoing BC Teacher’s dispute with the provincial government.
Strikes Impact on Education
What does the future of education look like for kids in BC? SFU Education Expert Dr Paul Shaker joins BT LIVE to discuss this.
Iker Weighs In
Where do the teachers stand? Live from Britannia Secondary BCTF President Jim Iker weighs in on the ongoing strike negotiations.
Wages and Benefits
What’s the real issue when it comes to where the negotiations are stalling between the government and the BCTF?
Teacher Take on Strike
If this strike continues through September, at what point is there concern that teachers will not be able to get through their lesson plans? Debbie Pawluk from Vancouver Secondary Teachers Association addresses the BC Teachers’ strike.
Fassbender Take on Strike
How likely is Jim Iker to get the face-to-face meeting with Christy Clark he’s requesting? Peter Fassbender breaks down where the government’s position is with regards to the ongoing BC Teachers’ strike.
Reaction from Parents
Are any parents warming up to this idea of $40 a day child care? Director Tracy Wright reacts on the BC Teachers strike on behalf of the BC Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils.
Learn How to Do the Flying Trapeze
6:40 – We’ll find out if “she flies through the air with the greatest of ease” – Dawn learns how to do the flying trapeze!
7:40 – Thor reviews the new Susan Sarandon thriller ‘The Calling’.
Bal Arneson’s Mac & Cheese
8:20 – One of BT’s favourite chefs is back! This time, author and Food Network TV host Bal Arneson is whipping up Mac & Cheese for the Great Canadian Cheese Cook-Off.
Back To School Anxiety
8:45 – Back to school can be a stressful time for kids and parents. Family therapist Michele Kambolis shares some helpful some helpful stress reduction activities.
Surrey RCMP Citizen Police Academy
6:40 From forensics to police dog services – we get a preview of the Surrey RCMP’s Citizen Police Academy that gives residents an inside look into policing in Surrey.
KidSport Annual Corporate Charity Challenge
8:20 The KidSport Corporate Challenge is back. Find out how you can sign up and how this group is helping kids in our community through organized sport.
Men and their Jeans
8:45 The very stylish Glen Baxter brings us some key fall fashion trends built around the denim staple, all from Mark’s Work Warehouse. Plus, you could win a $200 gift certificate!
6:40 Salmon Fishing 101
Its salmon fishing season! We head out on the water with a guide from Pacific Angler Expeditions and get a salmon fishing 101!
8:20 Back to school tech
From the high tech pen that will digitize your handwritten notes, to the website that will snuff out your online distractions, tech expert Sunny Lenarduzzi sets us up for success at school!
8:40 The Canadian National YoYo Championship is being held in Vancouver this weekend! We welcome the defending national champion, Harrison Lee to teach Riaz a few tricks!
Quick & Easy Meals And Snacks For Life In The Dorm
6:40 – University and college students head back to school next week – we get tips on quick and easy meals for life in the dorm.
Athlete of the Week Liam Gilchrist-Blackwood
7:40 – Imagine loving a sport your whole life, one you thought you could never possibly play and then it happens. Chilliwack’s Liam Gilchrist-Blackwood is living proof that dreams do come true. He is our Athlete of the Week.
The Salvation Army’s Backpack & School Supply Drive
8:40 –Raising money and supplies to fill enough backpacks to send 5,000 BC kids-in-need back to school with the basics this year.
Tips on getting your garden fall and winter ready
6:40 -From grasses to plants that offer beautiful fall flowers and foliage – we get your garden fall and winter ready.
Understanding Generation Z
8:20 -How to raise kids in a 21st century marked by rapidly changing technology, global competition, and economic instability. Dr. Shimi Kang talks common mistakes parents, teachers, and educators are making and how best to understand Gen Z.
From pet first aid to the Running of the Bull…Dogs – A Preview of Petapalooza
6:40 – From pet first aid to the Running of the Bull…Dogs, we get a preview of Petapalooza!
Dawn Chubai gets some words of encouragement from Hall of Famer Roberto Alomar and Retired Blue Jays Outfielder Lloyd Moseby as she gets set to throw the 1st pitch for the Vancouver Canadians.
Gastown Chili & BBQ Festival
8:20 – The 3rd annual Gastown BBQ & Chili is back Aug 30/31st with new vendors, a bigger site, live music and more. Celebrity Chef Vikram Vij explains his role and meets us in the kitchen!
Cafe Medina: From the Perfect Poached Egg to Waffles
6:40 -It is one of the best breakfast spots in the city. We get a lesson in preparing everything from the perfect poached egg to waffles when we visit Café Medina at their brand new location.
Legislate the Teachers Back-to-Work?
Education Minister Peter Fassbender sits down with BT to have a candid conversation about where things are at with the Teachers’ strike.
7:40 – Not a bad off season when you get to spend some time with the Stanley Cup. Two time Stanley Cup winner and B-C boy Willie Mitchell is stopping by. He is gearing up for this year’s Fishing For Kids Tournament, plus his first season with the Florida Panthers.
8:20 -New season, new you. From lemons, water, nuts and runners, Naturopathic doctor Penny Kendall-Reed helps kick start your lifestyle for fall.
8:40 -The doctor’s list of men’s health issues: Dr Paul Gross highlights what the fellas in your life should pay most attention to ahead of the DUDES Club & Health Fair.