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Show Notes

Friday, August 31st 2018

Cancellations At BC Ferries: Two workers plunge into the water after an incident on the Spirit of Vancouver Island.


Extreme Bear Activity: Two North Vancouver trails have since reopened after a bear scare. David Zura explains.


First Avenue Fully Re-opened: Crews from Fortis and the City of Vancouver complete their summer-long construction.


Thor’s Hammers: ‘Juliet Naked’: Thor drops the hammers on Ethan Hawke and Rose Byrne’s new romantic dramedy ‘Juliet, Naked’.


Local Edible Plants: Richmond Food Security Society executive director Ian Lai returns with some tasty edible plants you can find in your own neighbourhood!



Thursday, August 30th 2018

Critics Win Court Battle Against Pipeline Construction: The Federal Court of Appeal has ruled the federal government failed to adequately consult with First Nations and other stakeholders before it approved the project.


Surrey’s Newest School Ready To Open: Greg Harper gets a sneak peek at the $55-million Salish Secondary in Clayton Heights.


Back-To-School Tech Gear: From iPads to backpacks, tech journalist Akash Sablok show us some of the latest gadgets and gear for back-to-school.





Wednesday, August 29th 2018

East First Avenue Businesses Struggle To Reopen:  Businesses and commuters are cheering this week with the reopening of East Avenue this Friday. The busy thoroughfare has been subject to lane closures since late May due to gas line installations. But as David Zura has found, some businesses say it may be too late.


Airbnb Deadline Looms:  Thousands of short term rentals in Vancouver are still without a valid licence. As Tom Walsh discovered, those people could soon be facing a hefty fine.


Illegal Dumping Costs Taxpayers: You can’t drive through an alley in Metro Vancouver without seeing an old couch, table or mattress.


Trees That Email You Back In Vancouver: A new Vancouver Park Board initiative allows you to communicate with Mother Nature.


Smart Student Loan Strategies: Imagine starting off your career $28,000 in debt. Financial expert Romana King shares her smart student loan strategies.


BT Viewers Get A Makeover! Three lucky BT viewers won a dream makeover from Garnier. Roger Medina, Garnier Hair Expert, joins us in the BT studios for the big reveal!




Tuesday, Aug 28th 2018

Welcome Home Whalley All-Stars: They represented Canada at the Little League World Series. The entire Whalley Little League team joins us to look back on a summer they’ll never forget!


2019 Hall Of Flame Calendar Preview: We get a sneak peek at the 2019 Vancouver Fire & Rescue Services Hall of Flame Calendar and find out why it benefits a worthy cause.


How To Re-Energize For Fall: September is the perfect time to re-establish healthy routines so you feel energized and ready to take on a busy fall schedule. Registered dietitian Desiree Nielsen shows us some easy ways to do it and how Jamieson Canada can help.


Monday, August 27th 2018

Fraser River Fish Becoming Homeless: There are fears possible private bridge construction on two islands in the Fraser River may damage fish populations.


New Hope For Premature Babies: A new ‘Preemie Bio-Bank’ at B.C. Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Vancouver.


Does Today’s Workplace Require A University Degree?  Do you still need a university degree to get ahead in your career? HR Expert Debby Carreau talks about the value of a degree in today’s workplace.



Friday, August 24th 2018

Household Plants To Clear The Air:  If you’re looking to clear the smoky air around you, mother nature may have some solutions. David Zura checks out some plants known for their purifying qualities.


A Tale Of Two Dinners: Some wore white, others dressed in black. Isabelle Raghem reports on a tale of two dinners.


PNE Food Tour:  Thor teams up with News 1130’s Lasia Kretzel to try the PNE’s most scrumptious delights and tasty treats!


Thor’s Hammers: Papillon & The Happytime Murders:  Thor reviews the harrowing prison drama ‘Papillon’ and drops the hammers on the raunchy puppet comedy ‘The Happytime Murders’.


Staying Safe On The Water:  What makes lakes, rivers and streams more dangerous than the ocean? Coquitlam SAR Swiftwater Rescue Team Lead Wendi Harder answers this question and tells us how to stay safe around the water in these final weeks of summer holidays.



Thursday, August 23rd 2018

Working Outdoors In The Wildfire Smoke: Construction workers are doing their best to stay healthy during this spell of bad air.


Fighting B.C.’s Wildfires: What’s it like on the front lines of BC’s wildfire fight? Vancouver Fire Chief Darrell Reid joins us with the latest on how crews are managing the conditions.


Hurricane Lane Heads For Hawaii: News 1130’s Peter Wagner is vacationing on Maui and reports from the west side of the island where some of the most intense weather is expected.


Catching Up With Colin & Justin: We catch up with Colin & Justin and find out how to keep your home cool in the summer.



Wednesday, August 22nd 2018

The Impact Of Wildfire Smoke On Animals: Concern in B.C.’s agriculture industry is growing after weeks of bad air.


Animals Evacuated From Shelters In Wildfire Zone: The B.C. SPCA is offering cats for half-price after an influx of animals from the Interior.


New Life For Burnt Little Free Library: A little free library has been rebuilt in Port Coquitlam after the previous one was vandalized.


Giant Zucchinis Growing In Burnaby: One local backyard has almost become a tourist attraction due to one gardener’s green thumb.


Back-to-School Finance 101: The life-lessons first year college and university students are about to learn have a lot to do with money. Financial expert Lesley-Anne Scorgie shares her top pieces of financial advice including the single, most important money skill every student needs to learn.


Pet-A-Palooza Is Back! The puppies take over this segment for sure.



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