2018 Media Coverage

Our media coverage for Grandparents’ Day included:
Prince George
Radio – The Goat https://www.myprincegeorgenow.com/83613/83613/
Radio – CKPG https://ckpgtoday.ca/article/538681/international-grandparents-day
Radio – CFIS No link available
Lower Mainland
Print –https://www.newwestrecord.ca/community/help-grandparents-by-celebrating-grandparents-day-in-new-westminster-1.23417172
Print – https://www.vancourier.com/community/grandparents-day-festival-and-stroll-in-new-west-sept-9-1.23415467
Radio – https://soundcloud.com/pss-jane-b-pss/jane-bouey-talking-grandparents-day-on-takes-a-village-with-molly-caron
TV – Punjabi Channel No link available
Provincial
TV – CTV https://bc.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1475422 Begins at 11:14.***
TV – French CBC No link available
Radio – https://soundcloud.com/pss-jane-b-pss/carol-madsen-on-grandparents-day-radio-canada-2018-09-07
Print – BC Teachers’ Federation – Social Justice Newsletter https://bctf.ca/SocialJustice.aspx?id=50948
Online – BC Council of Families – https://www.bccf.ca/bccf/blog/more-grandparents-raising-grandchildren/

2018 Grandparents’ Day – New Westminster (Photos by Paul Steeves)

2017 Prince George Photos

2017 New Westminster Photo Gallery – Photos by Paul Steeves

MEDIA COVERAGE

2018

Carol Madsen interview en Francais with Radio Canada https://soundcloud.com/pss-jane-b-pss/carol-madsen-on-grandparents-day-radio-canada-2018-09-07

New Westminster Record – https://www.newwestrecord.ca/community/help-grandparents-by-celebrating-grandparents-day-in-new-westminster-1.23417172

Vancouver Courier – https://www.vancourier.com/community/grandparents-day-festival-and-stroll-in-new-west-sept-9-1.23415467

Jane Bouey interview on “Takes a Village” CFRO Radio

 

 

2017

Victoria Program Coordinator Annette De boer in live interview with Oak Bay News – https://www.facebook.com/OakBayNews/videos/1518375351518964/

Kamloops Connector Story – http://parentsupportbc.ca/root/content-pdf/news-articles2/connector_sept17_grg-story.pdf

New Westminster Record – http://parentsupportbc.ca/root/content-pdf/news-articles/celebrate-grandparents-day-in-the-royal-city2.pdf

August 29th Interview with Carol Madsen – CFRO 100.5 FM
https://soundcloud.com/pss-jane-b-pss/media-mornings

2016 –

CBC Vancouver – TV  News piece with footage of the event in the Lower Mainlnand.- http://www.cbc.ca/player/play/762819651743 Starts at 11:23 min mark.

http://urbanbabyandtoddler.blogspot.ca/2016/09/september-11th-is-international.html

Vancouver Co-op Radio – Media Mornings:

Pulse FM – Kash Heed Show

https://soundcloud.com/pulse1077/kash-heed-show-dennis-nkojo-interview-2016-08-15

Plus: we had radio coverage on CBC Daybreak North and CFIS in Prince George, and on CBC Radio News

Our Kinship Care Petition https://www.change.org/p/premier-christy-clark-improve-support-for-kinship-caregivers – generated some early media buzz:

CBC – http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/grandparent-caregivers-petition-1.3711677

CBC Early EditionRadio Interview – http://www.cbc.ca/player/play/2693091957/

CBC BC Almanac http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/programs/bcalmanac/aug-10-2016-youth-drug-treatment-grandparents-raising-grandchildren-1.3715710

 

In Print!

  • Vancouver Courier – http://www.vancourier.com/living/stroll-raises-funds-to-support-grandparents-raising-grandchildren-1.2039938
  • New Westminster News Leader – http://www.newwestnewsleader.com/community/celebrate-grandparents-day-sept-13-1.2054489

Over the airwaves:

Watch here for more coverage of the Grandparents Day Stroll and Grandparents Raising Grandchildren.