Metro Vancouver's Television ShowsMetro Vancouver's Television Shows2015-11-30T08:00:00ZGP0|#100994a7-ccf5-41d6-898e-bf1437a726ba;L0|#0100994a7-ccf5-41d6-898e-bf1437a726ba|Issue 15;GTSet|#d14ffe11-45dc-48fb-8684-ff109cf15a74<div class="ExternalClass465DCF2B77BA49D4BD63454D2FD9CF65"><p><strong>The Sustainable Region</strong></p><p>TSR Host Vanessa Timmer reports from Capilano Suspension Bridge for the opening of their 10<sup>th</sup> Annual Canyon Lights festival. Our Christmas TV special features:</p><ul><li>For the past 5 years, staff at the outdoor gear company Arc'teryx has been donating their time to sew leftover fabric into waterproof capes for the homeless.</li><li>Plastic toys cost less. But as we discover in this look at the life cycle of a plastic toy car, our kids and the environment end up paying the full price of its 50,000 km journey to your child's toy box.</li><li>Making the most eco-friendly choice for a Christmas tree is a bit complicated. We outline the issues you should consider before you buy an artificial tree and explain how to minimize GHG emissions when you recycle a natural tree</li></ul><p>This program airs on Shaw TV4, Delta Cable 4 and Novus TV4: </p><p>Shaw TV 4: Wed 7:30pm; Sat 12:30pm; Mon 3:30pm; Tues 11pm<br> NVTV4: Sun, Mon, Wed, Fri at 8:30pm; Tues, Thurs, Sat at 9am & 3:30pm<br> Delta TV: Sun/Mon at 8am & 2pm; Mon-Fri at 11:30am</p><p><strong>Special programming for The Flame: Holiday Edition 2015</strong></p><p>Local performers tell their best holiday season stories  - from hilarious to heartbreaking - during a public performance which celebrates memoires of time spent with family and friends. <em>The Flame – Holiday Edition</em> is presented in collaboration with Metro Vancouver's solid waste reduction campaign, <em>Create Memories, not Garbage</em> that encourages gift-givers to give experiences and gifts that last.  Special Music Guest: Molly & Anton </p><p><strong>The Flame Holiday Edition (Show 1), hosted by Deborah Williams</strong></p><ul><li>Patrick Lukas convinces his mom to invite the local priest home for Christmas dinner. </li><li>Eleanor Lipov's adventure begins when a boyfriend dumps her while they're on the plane halfway to a kibbutz in Israel. </li><li>Raugi Yu begs his mom to buy a Christmas tree so they can celebrate a Buddhist Christmas.</li></ul><p><strong>The Flame Holiday Edition (Show 2), hosted by Deborah Williams</strong></p><ul><li>Laura Drummond was not expecting live gunfire while working in a mall during Christmas.   </li><li>Adam Pateman's New York story involves footwear lost and found, and how karma caught up with him one holiday season. </li><li>Emelia Symington-Fedy finally has a joyful family Christmas with the help of cookies baked with a very special spice.</li></ul><p><strong>Showtimes:</strong> The Flame: Holiday Edition 2015 airs on Shaw Television in 30 time slots throughout December, and is available online at </p></div>0