Dr. Joti Samra interviewed by Global BC1

(By Jill Slattery – Global News)   The odds of seeing the sun in Vancouver this fall are about as good as seeing a Canucks home victory. If it feels like it’s been unusually wet in Vancouver, it’s because it has.   It has rained nearly every single day for the past two months, except […]

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Dr. Joti Samra interviewed on Global News – Trolls and tribulations: One-in-four Canadians say they’re being harassed on Social Media

October 21, 2016 – It’s not something most people would feel comfortable seeing while walking down the street: One out of every four people being subjected to unwelcome comments, vicious insults, threats of violence, or worse. On Facebook or Twitter, however, this is exactly the environment that develops below even the most run-of-the-mill political stories. […]

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Dr. Joti Samra interviewed on CTV Evening News – Reasons we Fear Clowns (in light of creepy clown sightings)

It’s a phenomenon that’s sweeping across North America, from Georgia to Glace Bay, N.S. Mysterious, occasionally armed individuals dressed as terrifying clowns, who are frequently spotted wandering the streets at night, standing in bizarre locations, or menacing members of the public. There have been no reported injuries stemming from the behaviour, but several incidents have […]

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Dr. Joti Samra interviewed on CTV Morning Live about Impact of Social Media on our Mental Health

People who use social media most often tend to have higher rates of depression, according to new research [1].   The study looked at over 1,700 adults in the US. The group was evenly split on gender and were fairly racially representative. Researchers asked subjects to report how often they use social media each day and subjects […]

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Dr. Joti Samra – Stomach Churning Moment free climber loses his grip and falls down the face of a 17-Storey Hotel … then walks away

(By Charlie Moore)   This is the stomach-churning moment a free-climber slips while attempting to scale a hotel, breaking his arm and shoulder and sustaining spinal injuries. The free-climber, only known as Joseph, was exploring the Fairmont Hotel in Vancouver, Canada when things went badly wrong. He had climbed some scaffolding outside the fifth floor […]

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Dr. Joti Samra interviewed on CTV Evening News – Metro Vancouver Residents Name Their Dream Employers

Vancouver, B.C. – The third annual “Dream Employer” poll, conducted by Insights West in partnership with Miles Employment Group and the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade, reveals a list of 20 finalists that will be narrowed to the Top 10 winners at the “Dream Employer” luncheon event on Thursday, April 28, 2016.   Insights West […]

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Most Metro Vancouverites happy with their job, poll finds

An increasing number of workers in Metro Vancouver are happy – even delighted – with their current job, according to a new poll.   The Insights West survey found half of all employed residents in the region feel “happy” with their work, up four per cent from last year, and another 24 per cent feel […]

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Dr. Joti Samra interviewed by CTV evening news today with Michelle Brunoro on Sullivan Heights Youtube video Fights

(CTV Vancouver – Published Monday, February 1, 2016)   Short videos of Surrey high school girls kicking and slapping each other are being published on YouTube, something psychologists fear could have a lasting impact on those involved.   The disturbing videos, which appear to have been filmed at Sullivan Heights and Enver Creek secondary schools, […]

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Dr. Joti Samra interview on Global TV with Nadia Stewart about Shuswap Parents guilty of assault on 14 year old Girl with Skipping Rope

(Global News)   SALMON ARM – The parents of a 14-year-old girl who used a used a plastic hockey stick and a skipping rope to spank their daughter have been convicted of assault with a weapon.   In the incident two years ago, the Salmon Arm couple were punishing the girl for sending nude photos […]

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