Chapter 1: The Prime Minister apologized for impropriety in awarding a massive youth summer jobs contract to the WE Charity that had paid speaking fees to members of his family, BUT this is far from over.
Guest: Abigail Bimman, Global National Ottawa Correspondent
Chapter 2: Some economists started talking about a “she-cession” as soon as the layoffs related to the pandemic began. Well a new report from the Royal Bank of Canada shows women’s participation in the labour force is at its lowest point since the 90’s.
Guest: Dawn Desjardins, RBC’s Deputy Chief Economist.
Chapter 3: How are food trucks doing? It’s been 10 years since food trucks were approved to operate here...unfortunately, it’s been a grim anniversary. How are food trucks holding up through the pandemic? Our Niki Reitmayer takes a look.
Chapter 4: : B.C. has set a record for overdose deaths for the second consecutive month.
Guest: Guy Felicella, peer clinical advisor with the BC Centre on Substance Use and Overdose Emergency Response Centre
Chapter 5: A lot of people were joking around about another baby boom this winter when we reached the ninth month mark since the beginning of lockdown, but a researcher at UBC says people are actually having sex LESS since the pandemic hit.
Guest: Lori Brotto, Executive Director of the Women's Health Research Institute and Canada Research Chair in Women's Sexual Health at UBC.
Chapter 6: The ban on evictions for renters will end in September, and deferred payments are due by next summer.
Guest: David Hutniak, Landlord BC CEO.
Chapter 7: New rules around landlords and tenants related to COVID-19 were released yesterday by the provincial government.
Guest: Selina Robinson, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing.
Chapter 8: More B.C. flights with COVID-19 cases identified by the B.C. Centre for Disease Control
Guest: Claire Newell, president of Travel Best Bets.
Chapter 9: Gardening!
Guest: Carson Arthur, Outdoor design and lifestyle expert