For the Record
A talk-show segment on CFML 107.9
A local mental health advocate talks about the road to eating disorder recovery. Tesa Drew, a leader in mental health awareness, sheds light on her own journey to recovery and shares what she's doing to help others on the same path. Tune in to hear Tesa explain how her hardships have shaped her into the strong and resilient woman she is today.
Interview with Jennifer Messina, Registered Dietitian from Canopy Integrated Health in North Vancouver. Messina discusses the Dietitians of Canada Association's call on the government to implement systems to help Canadians adopt healthier diets, this federal election.
A local woman who's advocating for wellness of the mind, body, and soul, shares her advice for using technology in a way that fosters positivity. Tune in to hear Hannah Schmitt, Registered Holistic Nutritionist, explain how people can curate their feed to take care of their mental health when surfing popular social media platforms like Instagram.
A senior care specialist talks about filling the gaps he sees in Canada's senior care system, ahead of the federal election. Alec Morgana, co-founder of modern senior home service Call the Grandkids, explains what needs to be done to better support seniors and help them thrive.
Cayce Anderson, Animal Care Supervisor at Critter Care Wildlife Society, urges people to be cautious when coming across injured or orphaned baby animals. She explains that many animals need rehabilitation due to improper handling. Tune in to hear what you can do to keep animals safe during the upcoming wildlife baby season in B.C.
BCIT Student Association Health and Wellness Manager Andrea Wilder talks about an upcoming mental wellness campaign ahead of national Mental Illness Awareness Week. Speak Up Speak Out is aimed to inspire students to speak out about their mental health, and end the stigma.
BCIT News Stories
MLA FIGHTS FOR FARMERS:
BC MLA of the Chilliwack-Kent riding is calling on the province to implement higher penalties for people who trespass on farms to uncover animal cruelty. Laurie Throness says the owners of a family-run farm in his riding feared for their safety after receiving threatening messages over Facebook. He explains that the duty of monitoring animal welfare on farms lies in the hands of the SPCA.
George Hoberg, UBC Professor of Public Policy and Global Affairs, urges Canadians to vote on climate change in the nation's 43rd election. Hoberg explains how the power for change lies in the hands of voters. He says people need to show government that climate change is at the top of their agenda when they take their vote.
A new Recording in the Classroom policy draft has sparked debate at BCIT. If enacted, common behaviour like taking pictures of white boards could constitute academic misconduct. Student Representative on the Board of Governors Vasiliy Baryshnikov explains why he thinks the policy could put students at a disadvantage.
A wilderness expert warns that B.C.'s deep-snow mountain caribou population could be extinct within the next few years. Chair Director of the Valhalla Wilderness Society Craig Pettit explains that the species' century-long population decline needs saving now more than ever before. Tune in to hear what he says needs to be done to save the caibou.