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You’ll know our next guest by his catchphrase, “I don’t know where I’m going next, but I know I want you there with me.” Coming up, we speak to Vancouver YouTuber@DownieLive  as he reaches 250k subscribers

When family members don't agree with each other about getting vaccinated against COVID-19, the conversations can get awkward. @MSCwpg 's Richard Grunfeld has tips to make things go more smoothly.

While Canada is feeling optimistic about its vaccination strategy, some experts say we still need a reality check before we truly let loose this summer. House doctor @PeterLinMD  digs into the data from countries worldwide.

The BC Government has declared a state of emergency to battle the wildfires raging throughout the province. Former Liberal Cabinet Minister@georgeabbottbc  weighs in on the decision at 6:40.

At 6:50, @senaqwilawyss  shares about Salish Woolly Dogs ahead of her new bi-weekly knowledge sharing sessions at @NorthVanMuseum . Tune in to hear more about this beloved Coast Salish companion and its extinction

Up Early: How is #Tokyo2020  being received by the people in the Japanese capital? And who are the #TeamCanada  athletes to watch for? We'll ask @CBCNews  reporter @rfilippone 

According to @OurWorldInData , only 1 per cent of people in lower-income countries, such as Bangladesh and Iraq, have received any vaccine dose and that could have a lasting impact on the fight against COVID-19. @carlyweeks  joins us to talk about that next.

It's flower festival season in B.C. and this morning we're joined by the owner of Cultus Lake Flower festival to discuss flowers, community and coming together to experience joy after a year that has been hard for everyone.

A petition opposing a change in land designation for Surrey's South Campbell Heights has reached over 6000 signatures. Coming up at 6:10, we speak to an environmental group from the area about the proposed change. @arochacanada 


Prominent members of Vancouver's black community say more white people need to step off the sidelines and stand up. Read more:

LISTEN: Aman Singh, projected elected B.C. NDP MLA for Richmond-Queensborough, shares what it means to him to likely be the first turban-wearing Sikh to sit in the B.C. legislative assembly.

Health Minister@adriandix  hints at a high number of new cases today, and future restrictions. "This is an unusual time. And this November, this December, whether we're talking about Diwali or Hanukkah or Christmas, let's celebrate it virtually and with the people in our house."

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Listen to Dr. Bonnie Henry respond to a teacher concerned about how to best protect herself in the classroom. #COVID19 

LISTEN: Federal Environment Minister, Jonathan Wilkinson, tells @CBCStephenQuinn  it would be silly for Canada not to extract natural resources for energy in the coming decades.

We want to highlight the people who are working hard for all of us in these extraordinary times. Nurses, doctors, hospital workers, grocery store workers...who else? Who would you like to tell us about? #covid  #vancouver  #gratitude 

Our producer, Vivian Luk, spotted these at Trout Lake. Have you seen anything that's brightened your day?

Vancouver's Punjabi Market has been around for 51 years. We thought we should take you on a tour. @voldygonemouldy  met up w @page84designth  , they walked t @punjabimarketrough  . You can also win ticke @IndianSummerCNDs  for . Coming up at 8:10am.

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HAVE YOU SEEN THIS BEAR? Mara Soriano spent the weekend frantically searching for her teddy bear she believes was stolen in Vancouver's West End. The bear has an audio recording of her late mother's last message to her.