Our Kamloops Last Week back-to-school special features the boss’ daughter, Veronica Foulds, who is off to university, and eight-year-old Lena McCallum, who is ready for Grade 4.
They tell us (at the 8:53 mark) what’s on their minds ahead of the school year — bullies, anxiety, excitement, changing the world, Madame Donas and Popcorn Dan, social interaction, relationships, Star Wars Tag and more — and share thoughts on past teachers.
Co-host Chris Foulds talks (3:05) of Ron and Rae Fawcett and Kelson Hall, a gift to the City of Kamloops and our arts community.
We discuss (5:35) Jesse Ritcey, Pride Week and Politics, and hear (25:34) from Nick Thompson, a McDonald’s employee who loves teaching staff members about inclusion.
Co-host Marty Hastings takes us (26:22) to the soccer pitch to meet the men’s and women’s TRU WolfPack squads on the eve of the Canada West campaign, which kicks off on Friday at Hillside Stadium.
In Foulderdash (19:54), Hastings does his best to keep it together while reading a text Foulds sent to a young man whose influence on Veronica was questionable. Veronica sits in on the segment and shares her thoughts.
Veronica plugs the Canucks Autism Network and shares a few warm thoughts about dad before hitting the road to UBC.
Hastings thanks (6:44) sponsors with a recap of his daily routine — between five and 17 cups of coffee at McDonald’s, push-ups and strawberries at Nu Leaf Produce Market and a nap on a Sealy Mattress at Gord’s Appliance and Mattress Centre, which has introduced a benevolent program.
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