Hotel workers will be at the legislature today protesting for their right to be rehired following the layoffs due to the pandemic. Stephanie Fung, spokesperson, UNITE HERE Local 40, joined Adam to share what changes they're hoping to see.
Andrew Wierzbicki is a Victoria resident who was threatened in Beacon Hill Park and shared the video from the incident online. He joined the program to explain what happened in the video, and share another crime he witnessed in the park minutes before the start of the interview.
During the pandemic overdose deaths have increased, including in First Nations communities. Dr.Shannon McDonald, chief medical officer for the First Nations Health Authority, joined Adam to discuss the rise in overdose and opioid poisoning deaths in First Nations communities.
In this hour, During the pandemic overdose deaths have increased, including in First Nations communities. Dr.Shannon McDonald, chief medical officer for the First Nations Health Authority, joined Adam to discuss the rise in overdose and opioid poisoning deaths in First Nations communities.
This year the wildfire season has been significantly less intense than in previous years. Lori Daniels, professor with UBC’s Faculty of Forestry, Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences, joined the program to talk about this season and why BC isn't out of the woods yet.
The agency that controls the price of new drugs in Canada has made two proposals that have raised the heckles of both industry and consumer groups. Adam spoke with Alan Cassels, pharmaceutical policy researcher affiliated with the University of Victoria, about the new proposals.
In the final hour of the show today, experts continue to call for people to wear masks when they are in tight spaces. Dr. David Harris, infectious disease physician, St. Paul’s Hospital, joined the program to talk about a recent study he was a part of that researched the efficacy of mask wearing. Adam then closes out the program by taking calls from listeners.
In this hour, the Cadboro Bay Residents Association is holding a survey to ask members about off-leash dog rules on Saanich beaches. Adam spoke with Liz Miller, Beach Committee member, Cadboro Bay Residents Association, about the survey. Adam also take calls from listeners.