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Show Notes

Tuesday, July 31st 2018

Vancouver Pride Week Boosts Business In The West End: Businesses in Vancouver’s West End are preparing to cash in this week as Pride Week brings an influx of people to the neighbourhood.


Concerns Downtown Vancouver Park Becoming Tent City: A Vancouver resident is worried Emery Barnes Park in Yaletown is becoming a tent city. She says there’s been increased drug use, trash, and people sleeping in the park.


Catching Up With Vancouver’s Duck Lady: You may have seen Laura-Kay Prophet walking around town with her nine ducks. Isabelle Raghem finds out how the duck tale began.


8:20am Responsible Bird Feeding Tips: The BC SPCA says feeding birds is so unhealthy it now considers it indirect animal cruelty. The organization’s Chief Scientific Officer explains the magnitude of the problem, what the consequences are for birds, and how people can help them, not hurt them.


8:40am Hot Weather Fire Hazards: The hot summer weather makes for dangerous fire conditions in B.C. We look at some of the common hazards this time of year.



Monday, July 30th 2018

Beach Closures: Some Vancouver beaches have closed to swimmers after high levels of E. coli were found in the water.


Allergic To The Sun: A two-year-old girl in Langley has a rare genetic disorder leaving her allergic to the sun.


Richmond’s Secret Garden: A little-known park in Richmond is serving as a stress-reliever for residents.


8:20am Vancouver’s Really Gay History Tour:  Our city has openly gay politicians and monuments to LGBTQ activists. But it wasn’t always this way. We speak to Glen Tkach about his Really Gay History Tour in Vancouver.


8:40am Promoting Good Gut Health: Dr. Sara Celik, Naturopathic Doctor and Renew Life Spokesperson, shares her tips on what you should and shouldn’t eat to promote good gut health and how probiotic supplements can help.


Friday, July 27th 2018

Richmond’s Cat Sanctuary: We welcome some furry felines from Richmond’s Regional Animal Protection Society’s Cat Sanctuary and learn how the group provides a safe permanent home to hundreds of feral, abandoned, and surrendered cats.


Thor’s Hammers: Mission: Impossible – Fallout & Teen Titans Go! To the MoviesTom Cruise is back on the big screen in ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ plus Thor reviews ‘Teen Titans Go! To the Movies.




Thursday, July 26th 2018

Beekeeping 101: We welcome Ian Lai, from the Richmond Food Security Society, for a lesson in beekeeping and how you can help save the bees in your own backyard!





Wednesday, July 25th 2018

Greg & Mary Do The Grind: Have you ever done the Grouse Grind? We find out how Mary does when Greg takes her up the mountain as we introduce her to some of the best and most iconic Metro Vancouver has to offer!


Moore’s Suit Drive: Donate gently worn suits to a Moore’s location until July 31st and receive a 50% off coupon as a thank you. Items collected go to local organizations that help unemployed men and women get back into the workforce.


High Tech Picnic Gear: Everyone loves a picnic in the summertime. From a cooler with a built-in blender to a wireless meat thermometer, Tech Journalist Akash Sablok shows us how to up the ante at your next outdoor gathering.



Tuesday, July 24th 2018

TJ Makes A Very Personal Announcement: Tara Jean Is Saying Goodbye To BT. Our beloved Tara Jean Stevens makes a very special announcement!


Creating skin for robots: We check out some human-like skin designed for robots and learn about a new program that welcomes international students to spend their summer helping advance groundbreaking local research.


Single-Use Plastic Alternatives: A growing number of companies and cities are banning plastic straws. Find out just how big the problem is and alternatives available right now, when the Vancouver Aquarium’s Tanya Otero joins us in the BT studio.


Monday, July 23rd 2018

Breaking Barriers in Pro Wrestling! Watch as a local pro wrestler is empowering women everywhere. Thor Diakow has this “body slam” of a story.


Road Test Review: ICBC says there are 960 crashes per day in B.C. Young Drivers of Canada explains what drivers are still doing wrong.


How To Talk About Tragedy: Dr Shimi Kang joins us to talk about how to cope when horrible things happen, like the events unfolding in Toronto.


Friday, July 20th 2018

7:40am Thor’s Hammers: Thor reviews ‘Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again’!


8:20am The Special Olympics is celebrating 50 years! A coach and an athlete, who also happen to be mother and daughter, join us to talk about what the Special Olympics means to them, how you can help celebrate and the Global Day of Inclusion.


8:40am The Nations Cup: More than 50 teams from 20 countries will participate. We get a preview of the Nations Cup soccer tournament and meet players from Team Serbia, Ireland, India and Italy.


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