The Morning News with Philip Till – Dec. 10th, 2013

Vancouver, BC, Canada / (CKNW AM) AM980

DEC 10 2013 SHOW RUNDOWN

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5:40

BBC AUDIO: THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE ARRIVED AT THE 95,000 CAPACITY FNB STADIUM IN JOHANNESBURG FOR A MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR NELSON MANDELA. THE BBC’S GEORGE ALAGIAH AND MILTON NKOSI ARE IN THE STADIUM, WHERE THE ATMOSPHERE IS ELECTRIC.

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5:50 & 5:55

GUEST: LAURENCE ASHWORTH, CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR EXPERT
FOCUS: HAVE YOU HIT THE MALLS LATELY? THEY’RE CRAZY WITH SHOPPERS CLAMOURING TO GET THE BEST GIFT FOR THEIR LOVED ONES. BUT HOW TO CLASSIFY ‘THE BEST GIFT’ FOR FRIENDS AND FAMILIES? WHAT IS DIFFERENT ABOUT CONSUMER MENTALITY AROUND XMAS VS. THE REST OF THE YEAR? WHAT IS INVOLVED WHEN PEOPLE BUY/GIVE GIFTS? WHAT ARE THE BEST WAYS TO PICK GIFTS?

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6:10

BBC AUDIO: NELSON MANDELA’S GRANDCHILDREN HAVE SPOKEN OF HIS INFLUENCE ON THEM AND THE COUNTRY AT HIS MEMORIAL. ZOZUKO DLAMINI READ FROM A POEM SAYING, “YOU ARE LODGED IN OUR MEMORIES, YOU TOWER OVER THE WORLD LIKE A COMET.” IN HIS TRIBUTE, MBUSO MANDELA SPOKE OF HOW HIS GRANDFATHER WOULD CALL ATTENTION TO OTHER CIVIL RIGHTS CAMPAIGNERS.

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6:20 & 6:25

GUEST: MARK ENMAN, GRADE 4 TEACHER AND SON OF DON AND BEV ENMAN
FOCUS: EVERY YEAR THERE ARE ALWAYS SOME CHRISTMAS STORIES THAT TOUCH YOUR HEART. THE STORY OF MARK ENMAN AND HIS PARENTS IS AT THE TOP OF THE LIST THIS YEAR. MARK IS ASKING CANADIANS TO SEND HIS AILING PARENTS CHRISTMAS CARDS TO BRIGHTEN THEIR HOLIDAY SEASON. WHY? BECAUSE THEY LOVE THE MOVIE ‘MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET!’ WHY DOES MARK WANT TO DO THIS FOR HIS PARENTS? HOW ARE CANADIANS RESPONDING?

To send a card:

Bev and Don Enman

C/O Summerset Manor

15 Frank Mellish Street

Summerside, PE

C1N 0H3

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6:40

AUDIO: US PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA HAS PAID TRIBUTE NELSON MANDELA AT A HUGE MEMORIAL SERVICE IN JOHANNESBURG’S FNB STADIUM. MR OBAMA SAID THE FORMER SOUTH AFRICAN LEADER, WHO LED THE TRANSITION FROM WHITE MINORITY RULE IN HIS COUNTRY, HAD LIVED “A LIFE LIKE NO OTHER” AND “MOVED BILLIONS AROUND THE WORLD”. HE ALSO PRAISED MR MANDELA’S COMMITMENT TO DEMOCRACY AND WILLINGNESS TO STEP DOWN FROM POWER AFTER JUST ONE TERM.

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6:50 & 6:55

GUEST: DR. RASHID SUMAILA, PROFESSOR & DIRECTOR OF THE FISHERIES ECONOMICS RESEARCH UNIT AT THE UBC FISHERIES CENTRE
FOCUS: CONVERSATIONS FOR RESPONSIBLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BC (CRED BC), WHICH IS A GROUP OF OVER 90 BUSINESS LEADERS AND PROFESSIONALS, PUT OUT A REPORT RECENTLY THAT HIGHLIGHTS THE RISKS THAT OIL SPILLS POSE TO PROPERTY VALUES AND JOBS IN REAL ESTATE AND PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT. IS THERE A LINK BETWEEN OIL SPILLS AND PROPERTY VALUE? HOW WOULD AN OIL SPILL AFFECT PROPERTY VALUES IN VANCOUVER IF THERE WAS A SPILL IN THE BURRARD INLET?

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7:07

SPORTS COMMENT

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7:10

AUDIO: US PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA HAS PAID TRIBUTE NELSON MANDELA AT A HUGE MEMORIAL SERVICE IN JOHANNESBURG’S FNB STADIUM. MR OBAMA SAID THE FORMER SOUTH AFRICAN LEADER, WHO LED THE TRANSITION FROM WHITE MINORITY RULE IN HIS COUNTRY, HAD LIVED “A LIFE LIKE NO OTHER” AND “MOVED BILLIONS AROUND THE WORLD”. HE ALSO PRAISED MR MANDELA’S COMMITMENT TO DEMOCRACY AND WILLINGNESS TO STEP DOWN FROM POWER AFTER JUST ONE TERM.++++++++++++++++++++++++++

7:20 & 7:25

GUEST: DR. ROGER WONG, ASSOCIATE DEAN POSTGRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION AND CLINICAL PROFESSOR OF GERIATRIC MEDICINE AT UBC
FOCUS: JOAN WARREN, A 76 YEAR OLD WOMAN WHO WAS FOUND DEAD IN LYNN VALLEY AFTER SHE WANDERED AWAY FROM HER ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY LATE LAST WEEK. HER FAMILY SAID THAT WARREN HAD ONLY BEEN AT THE CARE HOME FOR A FEW MONTHS AND THAT SHE WAS SUPPOSED TO BE WEARING A BRACELET THAT WOULD ALERT CAREGIVERS IF SHE TRIED TO LEAVE. WHEN SHE WAS FOUND ON SATURDAY, WARREN WAS NOT WEARING HER BRACELET. IS THERE GOING TO BE AN INFLUX OF DEMENTIA PATIENTS IN THE NEXT FEW YEARS DUE TO THE RISING AGE OF BABY BOOMERS? SHOULD WE BE CONCERNED WITH AN INFLUX OF DEMENTIA PATIENTS? HOW SHOULD PEOPLE APPROACH ELDERLY PEOPLE IF THEY THINK THEY’RE LOST?

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7:40

GUEST: VAUGHN PALMER, POLITICAL COLUMNIST, VANCOUVER SUN
FOCUS: VAUGHN’S VIEW FROM VICTORIA.

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7:50 & 7:55

GUEST: DAVID O’SULLIVAN, HOST OF TALK RADIO 702′S EARLY BREAKFAST SHOW
FOCUS: TODAY WORLD LEADERS, FAMILY, AND MOURNERS GATHERED TO HONOUR NELSON MANDELA. WHAT WAS THE MEMORIAL LIKE? WHAT IS THE MOOD LIKE TODAY IN SOUTH AFRICA? WHAT IS NEXT ON MANDELA’S JOURNEY?

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8:20

AUDIO MONTAGE: WORLD LEADERS GATHERED TODAY IN JOHANNESBURG TO CELEBRATE THE LIFE OF NELSON MANDELA. THE FOLLOWING IS A MONTAGE OF AUDIO FROM WORLD LEADERS INCLUDING: METHODIST BISHOP IVAN ABRAHAMS, CHINA VICE PRESIDENT LI YUANCHAO, SOUTH AFRICA PRESIDENT JACOB ZUMA, US PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA, AND ARCHBISHOP DESMOND TUTU.

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