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Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson lays out plan to make city more affordable

Vancouver Mayor and mayoral candidate Gregor Robertson unveiled his party's Affordability Agenda this week. If re-elected, he promises more three-bedroom homes, more daycare spaces ... and free swimming lessons. He joined Stephen Quinn to talk through some of the finer points of the plan. 




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Mark Jaccard on how close BC is to turning LNG potential into reality

Premier Christy Clark's LNG dreams will be put to the test this week, as the BC legislature convenes in a rare fall session. We look at what was promised, how far the province has come... and how far it still has to go towards realizing those LNG dreams with SFU professor Mark Jaccard.

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Barb/Thanksgiving Wine

Wine Master Barb Philip ran through some wines worth giving thanks for at Thanksgiving.

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Warm up some damn good coffee, Twin Peaks is coming back

The 90s cult television drama "Twin Peaks" was steeped in mystery. So it's not surprising that its return began with a cryptic message...or in this age: a tweet.

"Dear Twitter Friends: That gum you like is going to come back in style! #damngoodcoffee."

That tweet was sent out by Twins Peaks creators David Lynch and Mark Frost on Friday. And Monday, Showtime announced it is reviving the show for nine episodes in 2016. Stephen Quinn spoke with Grantland.com writer, and massive Twin Peaks fan, Andy Greenwald about the news. 

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Anya/Soups, Stews, Braises and Roasts

To mark the changing of the season Urban Foodie Anya Levykh gave us an overview of stews and braises and roasts and she left us with a recipe for rabbit.

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Canucks anthem singer on a mid-performance mishap, and how he got on with the show

Mark Donnelly is an opera singer best known for stirring renditions of "O Canada" at Vancouver Canucks home games.But on Friday night, one of his performances went awry. Donnelly was singing the anthem on skates at a Penticton Vees junior hockey game when he tripped on a piece of carpet, and took a nasty fall mid-song. Somehow, he sang on. The video of the incident has been viewed more than a million times online. Mark Donnelly joined Stephen Quinn to talk about what happened, how he managed to keep singing through it all, and his new-found internet fame.
 

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Anya/Alcohol and Appies

Urban Foodie Anya Levykh filled us in on BC's new Happy Hour laws and the best places to eat, drink and be merry. And of course she left us with a recipe for an appie and a cocktail.

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Barb/Bordeaux Release

Wine Master Barb Philip gave us the lowdown on a new release of Bordeaux wines and she left us with some choices on what to look for in the liquor store.

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Anya/Back to School

Urban Foodie Anya Levykh welcomed children back to school with a new recipe for an old standby.

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Anya/Fraser Valley Farm Tour

Urban Foodie Anya Levykh regaled with tales of a Fraser Valley farm tour and she left us with a recipe that includes much barnyard bounty.