Episode 25: Shawn Burns
Description: Shawn Burns, CEO of Carbon Credit Corporation, talks about “The Cost of Green”.
Recorded: September 22nd, 2011
Episode 26: Mark Hasiuk
Description: Vancouver Courier columnist, Mark Hasiuk, talks with David Berner about the insanity that is Vancouver City public policy these days. This includes the following:
- Destructive drug policies of so called “experts” that involve distributing crack pipes to children
- Creating shelters for First Nations young women in the DTES, exposing them to prostitution and drug addiction
Also discussed is this November’s Vancouver civic election, the June 15th riot, and social housing.
Recorded: September 29th, 2011
Episode 27: Steve Kaufmann
Description: Steve Kaufmann, a businessman and language aficionado, talks about language learning, ESL, diversity, and immigration.
Recorded: October 6th, 2011
Episode 28: James Carl Green
Description: James Carl Green, teacher, activist, V producer, musician and 2005 Vancouver mayoral candidate talks civic politics as we head into the fall elections. He is different and outspoken – a true Independent.
Recorded: October 13th, 2011
Episode 29: Jonathan Fluevog
Description: Jonathan Fluevog, a music producer, the questions: “Where has all the music gone?” and “What’s the current business model that allows music to flourish?”.
Recorded: October 20th, 2011
Episode 30: Suzanne Anton
Description: NPA Councillor Suzanne Anton is determined to be elected Mayor of Vancouver on November 19th. She discusses taxes, housing, foreign investment, staffing and the Occupy Vancouver phenomenon.
Recorded: November 10th, 2011
Episode 31: Lance Berelowitz
Description: Lance Berelowitz, an urban commentator and writer, talks about Vancouver, what it currently is, and how it could reinvent itself in the future.
Recorded: November 17th, 2011
Episode 32: Susan Lambert
Description: Susan Lambert, President, BC Teachers Federation, discusses struggles with LIberal government over funding, class size, report cards, the Teachers’ College/Council and the needs of children.
Recorded: November 24th, 2011
Episode 33: Dr. Bruce Wood
Description: Dr. Bruce Wood, of Campbell River, BC, is part of the Victoria-Vanuatu Physician Project. He and his colleagues take turns spending 6 months with their families in a remote and underdeveloped community in the Pacific Islands. It’s an amazing and beautiful story of people helping people.
Recorded: December 1st, 2011
Episode 34: Jeremy McElroy
Description:Jeremy McElroy, President of the UBC Alma Mater Society, represents the concerns of the 50,000 strong student body at the University of British Columbia.
He talks with David about rapid transit, student loans, job prospects, foreign students, and political action.
Recorded: December 8th, 2011
Episode 35: Joel Bakan
Description:Joel Bakan, UBC Law Professor and author of the book and subsequent documentary movie, “The Corporation,” talks about his new book, “Children Under Siege – How Big Business Targets Children.”
Recorded: December 15th, 2011