The Big Story
The Big Story
Dec 3, 2020
A delicate balance between humans, bears and fish
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It's a cycle that repeats itself in many ecosystems where humans live: Harmony, profit, imbalance and then a desperate need to fix things. When wild salmon runs around Wuikinuxv, BC, dwindled to almost nothing, the local grizzly bears grew hungry — and dangerous to humans. Now the salmon are returning, but the community must find a way to manage both the fish and bear populations, and keep the forest healthy.

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The Docket
The Docket
Michael Spratt and Emilie Taman
Grading the New Justice Bill
So, episode 117 - a new record.  But you know that right? Because you subscribe to the show and have already rated and reviewed the podcast - right? You should. We are trying a new format over here at the Taman/Spratt studios - a shorter podcast in your feed every two weeks - like clockwork! So on to the show… Well, there is a new justice bill. Justice minister David Lametti says that the government recognizes that there is systemic racism in Canada’s criminal justice system and that the new legislation would ensure courts can “continue to impose tough sentences on violent and serious crimes without the disproportionate impact on Indigenous peoples, as well as Black Canadians and members of marginalized communities.” But does the new bill really do all that? We grade all the parts of the new bill. A, B, C, D, or F. Lately, if you want make a a tax-deductible contribution to the Joseph Arvay Legacy Fund visit: https://extrweb.uvic.ca/donate-online/joseph-arvay-legacy-fund Remember, you can self-isolate in The Docket’s Discord chatroom.  Join the Discord channel, take part in  the ongoing chat, and listen to live recordings with this link: https://discord.gg/2TzUamZ A huge thanks to Emond Publishing for supporting the podcast. For our listeners, Emond is offering 10% off titles in the series. Just visit emond.ca/docket and enter code docket10 at checkout. And as always, a huge thanks to my firm Abergel Goldstein & Partners who have not murdered me for editing the podcast at work!
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