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Show Notes

Friday, March 29th 2019

Richmond’s ‘Team Friday’ Gives Back: Helping the marginalized population is essential in any community. Thor Diakow recently caught up with an outreach group in Richmond making a difference once a week.


Thor’s Hammers: Dumbo & Giant Little Ones: Thor reviews Disney’s live action remake of ‘Dumbo’ and the Canadian teen drama ‘Giant Little Ones’.


How To Create Beautiful Pots & Planters: Find out how three words can help you create beautiful pots and planters this spring when Gary Lewis, plant expert and owner of Phoenix Perennials, joins us on BT.


Pro Basketball Returns To B.C.: We welcome three players from the brand new Fraser Valley Bandits, a unique team part of the Canadian Elite Basketball League.




Thursday, March 28th 2019

Mother & Two Sons Found Dead After Surrey Crash: A mother and her two sons have been found dead after a crash in Surrey. Travis Prasad has the latest from Homicide Investigators.


Senior Attacked In East Vancouver: Vancouver police are looking for witnesses and dash-cam footage after a senior ended up with serious injuries after being assaulted in this East Vancouver neighbourhood on Saturday night. Andrea Macpherson explains.


Federal Budget Promises On Housing: The Liberals’ proposed federal budget has numerous promises for home buyers, particularly young adults and first-timers. What does it mean for Lower Mainland real estate? Joannah Connolly explains.


Interventions & Overcoming Addictions: Renowned for her experience as an interventionist, Geri Bemister explores the disease of addiction, how to overcome it and how you can approach and support someone who may be an addict.


How Parental Pressure Affects A Child’s Success: In the wake of the U.S. college admissions scandal, psychiatrist Dr. Shimi Kang talks about “affluenza” and how parental pressure affects a child’s success.



Wednesday, March 27th 2019

Teen Killed In Coquitlam Crash: A 13 year old girl has been killed and a six year old boy has been injured following a horrific crash in Coquitlam Monday afternoon. Andrea Macpherson tells us five kids were waiting to cross the street when a crash sent a car flying into a raised traffic island.


IHIT Called In After Three People Killed In Surrey: Three people have been killed in a single vehicle crash on Highway 99 in South Surrey. Travis Prasad tells us the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has been called in.


Province-Wide Ridesharing Unlikely For 2019: A new report on ridesharing released in Victoria suggests there is no way the B.C. government will be able to implement this service in 2019. NEWS 1130’s Liza Yuzda reports.


Introducing The World’s 1st All-Electric Commercial Airline! It’s going to be the world’s first all-electric commercial airline.  Isabelle Raghem tells us the Vancouver/Victoria-based Harbour Air has announced plans to revamp its fleet of planes that service Vancouver, Victoria, Seattle and other west coast destinations.


Life As A Gender-Creative Child: Christina Willings’ documentary ‘Beauty’ explores the lives of five gender-creative kids, each uniquely engaged in shaping their ideas of what it means to be fully human. Whether it’s dealing with bullies, having discussions with their parents, or navigating the new waters of relationships, Bex, Lili, Fox, Tru, and Milo talk about their experiences and their determination to live in authenticity.


Make A Champagne Bathroom Or Kitchen On A Beer Budget: DIY expert Leigh-Ann Allaire Perrault shows us how to create a high-end, luxurious spa inside your home where a bathroom used to be.



Tuesday, March 26th 2019

Trudeau Announces Home Buying Plan Near Homeless Camp: The spotlight was on housing affordability in Maple Ridge Monday as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau highlighted the federal government’s efforts to make it easier for first-time home buyers to get into the market. However, just a few kilometers away from the announcement, sat the Anita Place Homeless Camp.


Gas Prices Continue To Soar: Pain is continuing at the pump. Vancouver is seeing the biggest weekly jump in the price of gas over any other Canadian city. David Zura has the details.


Burnaby Train Show Traders Encourage People To Hop On Board: It’s a great way to blow off some steam. For 37 years the train obsessed have come to the Railroadiana show to buy, sell, trade, and talk everything trains. Ashley Burr has more.


Whitecaps In Cascadia Cup Match: Vancouver Whitecaps take on the Seattle Sounders in a Cascadia Cup match Saturday. Fredy Montero returns to Vancouver after the past season in Portugal to talk about facing his former team.


Tips For Camping In B.C.: From reserving your spot to family camping hacks, Claudia LaRoye, The Travelling Mom, shares her tips for camping in B.C.


Local Spring Birding: We get the latest on the nesting Stanley Park herons, find out why those crows are so aggressive right now, plus highlight some great local birding spots with Dannie Piezas from the Stanley Park Ecological Society.



Monday, March 25th 2019

Prescribing Puppies – The Health Benefits Of Dogs: Doctors are beginning to look to dogs to help both the physical and mental health of their patients. Family physician, Beth Donaldson, says she’ll sometimes even ‘prescribe’ dogs to patients. Ashley Burr has the story.


VPD Launches “Rescue Task Force”: The Vancouver Police Department, Vancouver Fire Rescue Services, BC Emergency Health Services, and E-Comm have teamed up to develop a new joint rescue task force to respond to active deadly threat situations. Ashley Burr has the details.


Vancouver Artist’s Textile Twist: A 47-year-old lawyer is taking to his backyard shed and hammering away at art on an almost microscopic level. Holman Wang is one the world’s foremost needle felt practitioners and children’s authors.


The Business Of Tim Hortons: We learn what makes Tim Hortons a thriving brand in Canada with president Alex Macedo.


Good Brain Health: Cityline’s Alternative Health Expert Bryce Wylde returns with important tips to promote good brain health.


RCMP Puppy Recruit Training: We meet an “elder statesman” of the RCMP police dog service and a young pup – literally – who wants to follow in his footsteps. Dave and Lager are here with their handlers. Find out how a child you know has a chance to name the next incoming pack of pups.



Friday, March 22nd 2019

Can ‘Kater’ Solve Ride-Hailing Concerns? Ride-hailing will be available in the city of Vancouver by the end of this month. But Andrea Macpherson tells us you still won’t be seeing any Uber or Lyft drivers behind the wheel just yet.


Vancouver Man Accused in ‘Spitting Assault’ A Vancouver man accused of spitting on a woman in a wheelchair and 3 others has been charged in a random assault. Mary Cranston reports.


Vigil For Victims Of New Zealand Attack: A large vigil has been organized at Sunset Beach in Vancouver to remember those killed in a horrific attack at a mosque in New Zealand. Travis Prasad has the details.


‘Robot’ Provides Pain Relief For Premature Babies: UBC researchers have designed a robot that stimulates skin to skin contact for premature babies. Isabelle Raghem explains.


Citytv’s New Original Crime Drama – Hudson & Rex: We get a preview of Citytv’s brand new original crime drama ‘Hudson and Rex’ when stars of the show, John Reardon and a German shepherd named Diesel, join us on BT. Watch the premiere on Citytv on March 25 at 8pm.


Thor’s Hammers: Us & The Hummingbird Project: Thor reviews Jordan Peele’s new horror thriller ‘Us’ and ‘The Hummingbird Project’ from Canadian writer/director Kim Nguyen.


How To Bring Art Into Your Home: Karla Dreyer shares advice on sourcing, buying, framing, hanging, and displaying art!



Thursday, March 21st 2019

New Report Claims B.C. Drivers Pay a Lot More than Albertans: A new study by Canada’s private insurers highlights the premium differences between our two provinces.


Seniors Scammed Out Of Millions: They were scammed out of millions of dollars. Andrea MacPherson tells us Vancouver police are out with a warning to seniors who were convinced to transfer large amounts of money to overseas accounts after being told their credit cards were compromised.


Citytv’s New Original Crime Drama – The Murders: We chat with Jessica Lucas, the star and executive producer of the brand new show.


B.C. Teachers Elect New Union Leader: Teri Mooring has been elected the incoming president of the B.C. Teachers’ Federation. A vice-president for the past six years, she replaces Glen Hansman in June.


Love, Marriage, & Spinal Cord Injury: We recently met the wives and girlfriends who connect with each other to support their partners with spinal cord injury. Now we meet the men themselves.


How To Improve Your Gas Mileage: BCAA expert Josh Smythe shares tips on getting good gas mileage as prices rise at the pump.



Tuesday, March 19th 2019

Final Day Of Winter Brings Swimmers To Kits Beach: Greg Harper reports on record high temperatures and a hint of what’s to come this spring and summer.


Trans Mountain Pipeline Back in Court: The province is asking if we can regulate the amount of oil coming through B.C.


Nationwide ‘Visit A Mosque’ Campaign Launches: Imam Tariq Azeem, from Delta’s Baitur Rahman Mosque, launches the “visit a mosque” campaign across Canada to fight Islamophobia and promote understanding through education — breaking down cultural barriers by inviting the community in.


Rent-to-Own Lottery in Port Moody: Around 200 homeowner hopefuls enter a unique draw.


Hyundai Nexo Makes Its National Debut In Vancouver: Hyundai Nexo: The Hyundai Nexo is making its national debut in Vancouver. From how the technology works to the Remote Smart Parking Assist, we take a closer look at Canada’s only fuel cell powered SUV.


The Good Gut Health Game: Many Canadians are aware that probiotics, “good bacteria” found in a variety of foods and natural health supplements, are an important part of a healthy lifestyle, but a recent survey conducted by Progressive Nutritional has revealed that consumers are confused about where probiotics come from, what their benefits are, and the amount they need to consume for optimal health.



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