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MAY 21ST 2013 SHOW RUNDOWN
NEWS HOUND WITH GORD MACDONALD
AUDIO: THE MENTAL HEALTH COMMISSION OF CANADA HAS PUT TOGETHER AN ANIMATED VIDEO TO HELP VIEWERS LEARN MORE ABOUT THE NATIONAL STANDARD FOR PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH AND SAFETY IN CANADIAN WORKPLACES.
PT SHARES A STORY ABOUT HOW MENTAL ILLNESS AFFECTED HIS FAMILY.
6:20 & 6:40
GUEST: BILL WILKERSON, CO-FOUNDER AND CEO OF GLOBAL BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC ROUNDTABLE ON ADDICTION AND MENTAL HEALTH
FOCUS: ACCORDING TO WORKSAFE BC, MENTAL HEALTH CLAIMS - WHICH INCLUDE HARASSMENT AND BULLYING - "ARE ON TRACK TO MORE THAN DOUBLE IN THE FIRST YEAR AS NEW PROVINCIAL LEGISLATION ALLOWS FOR A BROADER DEFINITION UNDER THE CATEGORY." AND IN NOVEMBER, A NEW WORKSAFE PACKAGE OF PRACTICES IS COMING INTO EFFECT FOR EMPLOYERS, SUPERVISORS AND WORKERS TO PREVENT AND DEAL WITH BULLYING AND HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE. WHY IS MENTAL HEALTH IN THE WORKPLACE IMPORTANT? WHY IS IT OFTEN OVERLOOKED?
GUEST: JEFF MOAT, PRESIDENT OF PARTNERS FOR MENTAL HEALTH
FOCUS: THERE IS A TV A COMMERCIAL ON THE AIR RIGHT NOW THAT BROUGHT CKNW PRODUCER, DEVON TAYLOR, TO TEARS. IT IS A 30 SECOND PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT' COMMERCIAL THAT PARTNERS FOR MENTAL HEALTH HAS PUT OUT WITH A WOMAN CRYING IN THE BATHROOM AT WORK. HER COWORKER GOES IN, HEARS THIS WOMAN CRYING BUT DOES NOTHING. THE TAG LINE IS: "WHAT ARE WE PUTTING BEFORE MENTAL HEALTH IN THE WORKPLACE." WHY IS MENTAL ILLNESS IGNORED IN THE WORKPLACE? HOW CAN PEOPLE PUT PRESSURE ON OUR ELECTED OFFICIALS TO ENSURE CHANGE HAPPENS?
GUEST: STEPHAN KAUFMAN, CBS CORRESPONDANT
FOCUS: WE GO LIVE TO OKLAHOMA FOR AN UPDATE ON THE DEVASTATING TORNADO THAT RIPPED THROUGH THE TOWN MOORE, SOUTH OF OKLAHOMA CITY, ON MONDAY.
GUEST: MIKE SMYTH, PROVINCE POLITICAL COLUMNIST
FOCUS: WE GET SMITTY'S VIEW FROM VICTORIA.
7:50 & 7:55
GUEST: DR. MERV GILBERT, ADJUNCT PROFESSOR IN THE CENTRE FOR APPLIED RESEARCH IN MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTIONS AT SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY
FOCUS: WHAT ARE SOME TIPS TO DEALING WITH MENTAL HEALTH IN THE WORKPLACE? WHAT CONSTITUTES GOOD MENTAL HEALTH PRACTICES IN THE WORKPLACE? IF SOMEONE SUSPECTS THAT A COWORKER IS SUFFERING WITH MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES, HOW SHOULD THEY HANDLE THE SITUATION?
Resource Links for Mental Health:
Bottle of the Week with Mark Davidson
Gran Mauro – Primitivo del Salento 2009 -
Product Code: 818054 $ 14.95
Off to southern Italy and the region of Puglia this week for a full flavoured red ...
Fabulous Ant Pinot Noir 2009 -
Product Code: 192518 $ 13.99
It is always hard to find good, interesting Pinot Noir for under $20.00 and this week’s wine is ...
Boutari Moschofilero 2010
Product Code: 177154 $ 15.99
Greece has the longest wine making tradition of any European country yet many of us still think Retsina when we think ...
Salad season is upon us. Let’s talk salad dressing and my whopper Blue cheese dressing recipe.
Kosta’s Blue Cheese Dressing
½ Cup Crumbled blue cheese
2 Tbsp ...
The Only English Cucumber Salad
1 Large English cucumber partially peeled and thinly sliced
¼ Small Red or white onion thinly sliced
1 Tbsp. Apple cider ...
We are talking spot prawns and how to buy them and how to cook them etc. The season just opened now and will run from 6-8 weeks.
Back to School - Tech Gear
Every year parents and students ask me what’s the best tech gear for Back-to-School. There are a lot of different gadgets out there, ...
Let the high-tech games begin!
Whether it’s the latest new clothing, footwear or monitoring system, technology has always played a big part in sport training and equipment. This summer, the ...
Microsoft is stepping into the crowded tablet market, announcing that they will be releasing a tablet called Surface. It’s an interesting move, as the software giant struggles to stay competitive with ...