Monthly Archives: November 2014

“New threat to Canada’s Pacific humpback whales?”

“Once hunted to near extinction, the humpback whales of Canada’s Pacific are back in larger numbers and the Canadian government has downgraded their status from “threatened” to one “of special concern”. However, there are concerns that the whales face new risks from increased oil and natural gas exploration.
Brandy Yanchyk reports from the coast of British Columbia.”

“New threat to Canada’s Pacific humpback whales?”

“Once hunted to near extinction, the humpback whales of Canada’s Pacific are back in larger numbers and the Canadian government has downgraded their status from “threatened” to one “of special concern”. However, there are concerns that the whales face new risks from increased oil and natural gas exploration.
Brandy Yanchyk reports from the coast of British Columbia.”

Brandy Yanchyk’s feature “New threat to Canada’s Pacific humpback whales?” airs on BBC World TV

Brandy Yanchyk’s feature “New threat to Canada’s Pacific humpback whales?” airs on BBC World TV. Brandy filmed on board the 92-foot schooner called the Maple Leaf in British Columbia’s waters. Click here to see the story.

New threat to Canada’s Pacific humpback whales?
“Once hunted to near extinction, the humpback whales of Canada’s Pacific are back in larger numbers and the Canadian government has downgraded their status from “threatened” to one “of special concern”. However, there are concerns that the whales face new risks from increased oil and natural gas exploration.”

A sneak peak of my “Polar Bear Safari” on The BBC Travel Show

Here’s a sneak peak of what my “Polar Bear Safari” in Churchill, Manitoba will look like this weekend on The BBC Travel Show. It will air on BBC World TV internationally, online and then domestically on BBC2. Click here to see the promo.

City TV’s Breakfast Television chats with 96 year old Henry Schroeder about “Grey Ambition”!

Interview on Edmonton’s City TV’s Breakfast Television with 96 year old Henry Schroeder about “Grey Ambition”!
“Grey Ambition” is an inspirational documentary about Canadian seniors over sixty-five who are taking their brain power to new levels long after retirement. “Grey Ambition” airs across Canada on Saturday, November 22nd on Rogers OMNI TV. Click here to see the interview.

CBC’s Daybreak Alberta chats with Brandy Yanchyk about Grey Glory & Grey Ambition

CBC’s Daybreak Alberta chats with Brandy Yanchyk about “Grey Glory” and “Grey Ambition” airing this month on @OMNI Television and CBC’s Documentary Channel.
Click here to hear the interview
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“Grey Ambition” airs across Canada on Saturday, November 22nd on Rogers OMNI TV.
Here are the times:
Alberta:
CJCO, CJEO (OMNI Alberta) Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 23:00 (English)
CJCO, CJEO (OMNI Alberta) Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 23:00 (Korean)
Ontario:
CFMT(OMNI 1 Ontario): Sunday, November 23 at 22:00 (English)
CJMT (OMNI 2 Ontario): Monday, November 24, 2014 at 13:00 (Korean)
BC:
CHNM:(OMNI BC) Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 22:00 (Korean)
“Grey Glory” will air across Canada on CBC’s Documentary Channel on Nov 29th at 8pm ET.
November is a Freeview month for CBC’s Documentary Channel so everyone can see it for free without a subscription to the channel.
“Grey Glory” is a heartwarming and inspirational documentary about Canadian seniors who are pushing their bodies to the limit, redefining our perceptions of aging.

“Nature’s Invitation” airs on CBC’s Documentary Channel at 4pm EST on Nov 8th, 2014

How do new immigrants and camping mix? Find out when my documentary Nature’s Invitation airs at 4pm EST on CBC’s Documentary Channel on November 8th, 2014. Click here for the promo.

Brandy Yanchyk runs to join the Editorial Committee at the WCSFP

Brandy Yanchyk is running to join the Editorial Committee at the World Congress of Science and Factual Producers as the independent producer from North America. Click here to see the nominees.
Voting will take place in Hong Kong at the 2014 WCSFP conference. “To avoid any voting irregularities, each ballot will be numbered to correspond with the number on the voting member’s pass. Votes can only be cast in the sealed ballot box located at the Registration and Information Desk. Only members attending the conference are eligible to vote. Voting commences at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, November 20, and closes at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, November 21. The ballots are then counted and an Editorial Committee representative verifies the result.”

“Grey Ambition” publicity – Hear Brandy and 96 year old pilot, Henry Schroeder’s, interview on CHED

To hear Brandy and 96 year old pilot, Henry Schroeder’s, interview on CHED about the new documentary “Grey Ambition” click here.

Brandy Yanchyk’s “Polar Bear Safari” to lead the BBC’s Travel Show on Nov 29th and 30th.

Brandy Yanchyk’s “Polar Bear Safari” which was filmed in November will lead the BBC’s Travel Show on Nov 29th and 30th. The feature looks at how the town which depends on tourism mixes polar bears and people.
Click here to see the show.
The Travel Show broadcasts globally on the BBC World News TV channel to a global audience of more than 303 million homes, reaching 71 million viewers weekly.
Brandy has been a regular reporter/producer for BBC World’s THE TRAVEL SHOW, covering stories worldwide including Canada, Finland, Australia and New Zealand for a global audience of 76 million viewers since 2009.
Check out her BBC Travel features by clicking here.