Burnaby Mayoral candidate Sylvia Gung says that Public Displays of Affection sends the wrong messege to young people and can lead to sexual violence. She hopes to ban everything from kissing to hand holding in public if she gets elected.
Originally published on October 16, 2014
Vancouver burial plots are becoming limited within city cemeteries. Prices are rising for plots, which is having an affect on BC becoming the leading province of cremation.
Originally published October 14, 2014
The Toronto Raptors came to Vancouver for a sold out pre-season game against the Sacramento Kings. The energy and atmosphere resembled that of a playoff game.
The question now remains – when will Vancouver once again have it’s own professional basketball team?
Originally published October 10, 2014
Robson Street is no longer a place for small privately owned retailers. Large scale brands are becoming the norm along the busy shopping district.
Originally published May 14, 2014
Ceyaln Ozbudak, is a Turkish and Middle East political analyst, Executive Director of Building Bridges, an Istanbul-based NGO, and columnist for Al Arabiya English.
I spoke with her from Turkey, about Syrian refugees, the proximity of the war, and the decision to stay away from battle.
Originally aired November 4, 2014
Aspect Biosystems is one company who is taking a newly invented 3D Printer, and turning it into a printer that has the potential to build organs, and cell tissue that can be experimented on and tested without harming animals or humans. one day replace ailing components of our bodies.
Joining me today on For the Record is Tamer Mohamed, co-founder of Aspect Biosystems, and co-designer of custom built 3D Bio-Printers.
Originally aired November 7, 2014
Ira Matthew Winrob has been accused of break and entering, assault with a weapon, and theft. When he was arrested just hours after the reported incident he spent two weeks in Administrative Segregation, which was a place he never wishes to visit again.
Originally aired November 6, 2014
Seasonal Affective Disorder, known as SAD, is a subgroup of depression that occurs mainly during dark winter months. Close to 6% of Canadians are affected sometime in their lifetime, while close to 15% of Canadians tend to experience a mild form of seasonal depression.
I talked with registered psychologist, Susan Baum, about how people can avoid becoming a SAD victim during the upcoming wet, winter season.
Originally aired November 5, 2014
Dr. Amy Lubik is a local organizer for Leadnow, advocating for democratic, economic, and climate justice. But her day job is a cancer researcher at Vancouver General Hospital. She is a recipient of the prestigious US Department of Defend Prostate Cancer Trainee Award, founder of the Queensland University of Technology chapter of Universities Allied for Essential Medicines and a member of the Next Up Leadership program through the Centre for Policy Alternatives, BC.
Originally aired April 24, 2014