Author Archives: Laura Johnston

For the Record: Christie Charles Poet Laureate

On May 15th, 2018 the city of Vancouver appointed its first ever Indigenous poet laureate. Christie Charles, also known as Miss Christie Lee, joined me this episode of For the Record on Evolution 107-9. She is an Indigenous spoken word … More →

For the Record: Police Week

This week, May 13 – 19, is National Police Week. On this episode of For the Record on Evolution 107-9, I spoke with Constable Anne-Marie Clark who works for the Vancouver Police Department as the Social Media Officer. Clark is … More →

For the Record: Water Safety & Pool Openings

This week, many outdoor pools open in Metro Vancouver for the summer season, including Kits Pool which opens after renovations this Saturday. With more people heading to the beach to cool off, my guest on For the Record today was … More →

For the Record: BC Wildfires Look-Ahead

Ryan Turcot works as an information officer for the BC Wildfire Service. On today’s For the Record, we discussed the upcoming wildfire season, and what people can do to be as fire safe as possible. Last summer, the province was … More →

For the Record: Darkness Into Light

Amy O’Sullivan, who founded the Vancouver chapter of Darkness Into Light, speaks about the annual 4am charity walk that raises money for local (Vancouver branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association) and international (Pieta House) mental health initiatives. This year’s … More →

BCIT Magazine – April 27, 2018

This week’s BCIT Magazine brings you protests over what should be taught in schools, pot activists responding to criticism of their 4/20 event, and kids coding their own robots. Our reporters also met with Indonesian coffee farmers, a double lung … More →