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B.C. Almanac

Host Gloria Macarenko connects British Columbians as they share stories and ideas about what they have in common and what makes them different.

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How Harvey Weinstein weaponized the media

Washington Post media columnist Margaret Sullivan says Harvey Weinstein used the media as "a bludgeon" to intimidate, humiliate and silence his accusers.

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Letting go of books

Broadcaster Candy Palmater speaks on the freedom that comes with letting go of books.

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Bill Murray

The actor and cellist Jan Vogler open up on the chance encounter that led to their new musical collaboration.

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'Concussions affect a life'

Former NHL goaltender Ken Dryden wants hockey rules changed to save players' lives.

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OCT. 17, 2017 Ride-hailing legislation postponed. #MeToo

Simon Fraser University Prof. Andy Hira and Watt Consulting Group transportation planner Victor Ngo on ride-hailing legislation for B.C. WAVAW rape crisis centre manager Sambriddhi Nepal and independent researcher Alexandra Samuel on #MeToo.

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OCT. 16, 2017 Small business taxes. Downsizing homes.

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business's Richard Truscott and Moodys Gartner Tax Law's Kim Moody on changes to small business taxes. Seniors real estate specialist Shelley Williams and Les Clutter Services' Leslie Wilshire on downsizing homes.

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OCT. 13, 2017 Names of places and landmarks. Sunday dinner.

Khelsilem, a lecturer on Coast Salish languages at Simon Fraser University, and Jean Barman, a historian and author, on naming places and landmarks in B.C. Elizabeth Chorney-Booth and Julie Van Rosendaal, two authors of Best of Bridge Sunday Suppers.

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OCT. 12, 2017 Sexual harassment and assault at work. Gardener Brian Minter.

Lucia Lorenzi, a postdoctoral student studying sexual violence at McMaster University, on sexual harassment and assault at work. Master Gardener Brian Minter answers your questions.

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OCT. 11, 2017 Protecting orcas. Forest management.

The Georgia Strait Alliance's Christianne Wilhelmson and the Vancouver Aquarium's Lance Barrett-Lennard on protecting orcas. The Ancient Forest Alliance's Ken Wu and the Forest Stewardship Council's Francois Dufresne on forest management.

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OCT. 10, 2017 Youth and mental health. Refugee settlement.

Carol Todd, mother of Amanda Todd, and Sarah Hamid-Balma, Director of Mental Health Promotion for the Canadian Mental Health Association's B.C. Division. MOSAIC's Saleem Spindari and Tayybeh founder Nihal Elwan on refugee settlement.

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OCT. 6, 2017 Labour shortage. Giving thanks.

Sunil Johal, policy director at the Mowat Centre, School of Public Policy and Governance at the University of Toronto, on the labour shortage in certain sectors. Gary Paterson, pastor at St. Andrews-Wesley United Church, on giving thanks.

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OCT. 5, 2017 Electoral reform. Online dating safety.

UBC's Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions' Megan Dias on electoral reform. Marina Adshade, author of Dollars and Sex: How Economics Influences Sex and Love, and Vancouver police Det. Const. Michelle Grandbois, on online dating.

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OCT. 4, 2017 Travel insurance. Dementia village.

Travel Health Insurance Association of Canada's Will McAleer and Simon Fraser University's Lindsay Meredith on travel insurance. Dan Levitt, executive Director of the Tabor Village seniors centre on the Dementia Village concept.

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OCT. 3, 2017 Pipeline court challenge. Electric vehicles.

UBC assistant professor Jocelyn Stacey on the court challenge to the Trans Mountain project. B.C. Energy Minister Michelle Mungall, Green Car Reports correspondent Matthew Klippenstein, and B.C. Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver on electric vehicles.

Download OCT. 3, 2017 Pipeline court challenge. Electric vehicles.
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OCT. 2, 2017 Las Vegas shooting. Seniors driving.

Psychologist Dr. Vanessa Lapointe on the mass shooting in Las Vegas. Providence Health's Dr. Janet Kushner-Kow, the Council of Senior Citizens' Organizations of B.C.'s Gudrun Langolf and driving instructor Perry Lamarche on seniors driving.

Download OCT. 2, 2017 Las Vegas shooting. Seniors driving.
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SEPT. 29, 2017 Casino resort. Parents financially supporting adult children.

Garry Smith, a gambling research specialist at the Alberta Gambling Research Institute, on the impact of casino resorts. Kelley Keehn, consumer advocate for the Financial Planning Standards Council, on parents financially supporting adult children.

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SEPT. 28, 2017 Partisan appointments. Gardener Brian Minter.

David Moscrop, a political scientist at Simon Fraser University, on the B.C. NDP's partisan government appointments. Master Gardener Brian Minter answers your questions.

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SEPT. 27, 2017 Marijuana legalization at the UBCM convention

Mike Farnworth, B.C.'s solicitor general, Murry Krause, president of the UBCM, Deborah Kozak, mayor of Nelson, Kerry Jang, a Vancouver city councillor, Bill Mckay, mayor of Nanaimo, and Marc Lefebvre, mayor of Parksville, on marijuana legalization.

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SEPT. 26, 2017 B.C. Liberal leadership race. Politics in sports.

Hamish Telford, a professor of political science at the University of the Fraser Valley, on the B.C. Liberal leadership race. Ken Campbell, a senior sports writer with the Hockey News, on national anthems and political statements at games.

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SEPT. 25, 2017 Provincial cannabis framework. Disability transition assistance.

CBC municipal reporter Justin McElroy and Dana Larsen, director of Sensible B.C. on provincial cannabis regulation. Anita Huberman, CEO of Surrey Board of Trade, and Chandar Sundaram, teacher and author, on disability transition assistance.

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SEPT. 22, 2107 Distracted driving. Health after 55.

The Traffic Injury Research Foundation's Karen Bowman and lawyer Paul Doroshenko on distracted driving. Joyce Resin, host of 55 and Up!, and Dr. Bal Pawa, co-founder of the West Coast Women's Clinic for Hormonal Health, on health after 55.

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SEPT. 21, 2017 Reconciliation. Burnout.

Chief Robert Joseph, co-founder of Reconciliation Canada, and Phyllis Webstad, president of the Orange Shirt Society, on reconciliation with Indigenous people. Dr. Shimi Kang, psychiatrist and creator of the Dolphin Kids Achievement Program, on burnout.

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SEPT. 20, 2017 Structural quake preparedness. Rivers Day.

John Sherstobitoff, a seismic specialist at Ausenco, and Jennifer Stewart, a founding member of Families Against Cuts to Education, on earthquakes. Mark Angelo, chair of B.C. Rivers Day, and Brian Smith, manager of the Seymour fish hatchery, on rivers.

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SEPT. 19, 2017 Political donations. Wills.

Dermod Travis, executive director of Integrity B.C., on the proposed bill to ban corporate and union donations. Candace Cho. lawyer and founder of the Onyx Law Group. and filmmaker Daniel Pierce on wills and estate planning.

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SEPT. 18, 2017 Racism in school curriculum. Christmas 'creep'.

Glen Hansman, BCTF president,Darin Flynn, Univ. of Calgary linguistics prof.,Joseph Hislop,Mission District Principal of Aboriginal Education,Jeffrey McNeil,TRU education instructor,on classroom racism. Innovation strategist,Christine Cowan,on early Xmas.

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SEPT. 15, 2017 Seniors residential care. Trans Canada Trail.

B.C. Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie, Council of Senior Citizens' Organizations of B.C.'S Gudrun Langolf, Hospital Employees' Union's Jennifer Whiteside on seniors residential care. Valerie Pringle, Trisha Kaplan, Leon LeBrun on the Trans Canada Trail.

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SEPT. 14, 2017 Pot-impaired driving. Gardener Brian Minter.

B.C. Trucking Association's Louise Yako, lawyer Kyla Lee, Washington Traffic Safety Commission's Doug Dahl on marijuana impaired driving and law enforcement. Master Gardener Brian Minter answers your questions.

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SEPT. 13, 2017 Wildfire prevention. Restricting cellphones in public.

B.C. Forests Minister Doug Donaldson, University of British Columbia Prof. Lori Daniels and Williams Lake Mayor Walt Cobb on wildfire prevention. Consumer tech journalist Blaine Kyllo on restricting cellphones in public.

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SEPT. 12, 2017 Affordable housing plans. School dress codes.

Russ Godfrey, a housing advocate in Victoria, on affordable housing plans from the B.C. government and a Vancouver candidate. Renay Maurice, a UVic masters graduate, and Jordan Watters, a Greater Victoria school board trustee, on school dress codes.

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SEPT. 11, 2017 Throne Speech reaction.

University of British Columbia Prof. Richard Johnston, B.C. Liberal MLA Jas Johal and Coalition of Child Care Advocates of B.C. spokesperson Sharon Gregson on the Throne Speech.

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SEPT. 8, 2017 Parental supervision vs. children's independence. Celebrating teachers.

CBC reporter Yvette Brend and UBC Prof. Mariana Brussoni on striking the right balance between parental supervision and young children's independence. UBC Associate Dean Wendy Carr, retired teacher Larry Hope, and Erica Kinach on favourite teachers.

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SEPT. 7, 2017 Massey Tunnel bridge cancelled. Canada Food Guide.

Patrick Condon, a professor in the school of architecture and landscape architecture at the University of British Columbia, on regional transportation. Desiree Nielsen, a registered dietitian, on the Canada Food Guide.

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SEPT. 6, 2017 ICBC rate hikes. Proposed small business tax changes.

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation's Kris Sims and David Eby, B.C.'s attorney general and the minister responsible for ICBC, on ICBC's rate hikes. The B.C. Chamber of Commerce's Dan Baxter and BDO Canada LLP's Dom Cocco on proposed business tax changes.

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SEPT. 5, 2017 Fireball over B.C. Smaller class sizes.

Jaymie Matthews, a professor of astronomy at the University of British Columbia, on fireballs. Tom Longridge, president of the B.C. School Superintendents Association, and Glen Hansman, president of the B.C. Teachers' Federation, on smaller classes.

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SEPT. 1, 2017 Minimum wage timeline. First in family to go to postsecondary school.

B.C. Federation of Labour's Irene Lanzinger and Canadian Federation of Independent Business's Richard Truscott on B.C.'s minimum wage. Centennial College's Neil Buddel and PhD student Peter Wanyenya on being the first to go to postsecondary school.

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AUG. 31, 2017 Overdose Awareness Day. Gardener Brian Minter.

Dr. Mark Tyndall, executive medical director of the B.C. Centre for Disease Control, and Dr. Victoria Lee, chief medical health officer of Fraser Health on Overdose Awareness Day. Master Gardener Brian Minter answers your questions.

Download AUG. 31, 2017 Overdose Awareness Day. Gardener Brian Minter.
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AUG. 30, 2017 Greyhound wants to reduce bus service in B.C. Do away with library late fees?

The CBC's Andrew Kurjata, Greyhound Canada's Stuart Kendrick and Smithers' Taylor Bachrach on Greyhound's application to reduce bus service in B.C. Whistler's Elizabeth Tracy and Fraser Valley's Scott Hargrove on whether libraries do away with late fees?

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AUG. 29, 2017 Rural economic development. Safe, quality daycare.

Don Krusel, Doug Donaldson, Greg Halseth and Grace McGregor on rural economic development. Pam Preston, Crystal James and Rena Laberge on finding safe, quality daycare.

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AUG. 28, 2017 Public alcohol consumption. Confronting everyday racism.

Michael Wiebe, commissioner of the Vancouver Park Board, and Jeremy McElroy, former member of Campaign for Culture, on public alcohol consumption. Donna Barker, an educator who presents on the subject of racial bias to various B.C. institutions.

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AUG. 25, 2017 Tolls and transportation costs. Paying for education.

B.C. Transportation Minister Claire Trevena, Simon Fraser University's Gordon Price, on eliminating tolls paying for transportation. Certified money coach Leslie Gardener and WealthBar's Tea Nicola on paying for education.

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AUG. 24, 2017 Green jobs. Roommates.

Karen Tam Wu, acting B.C. director for the Pembina Institute, and Charley Beresford, executive director of the Columbia Institute, on green jobs. Kelci Lynn Lucier, author of College Stress Solutions and writer about how to get along with roommates.

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AUG. 23, 2017 Smoking on ferries. Old Age Security.

The Clean Air Coalition of B.C.'s Jack Boomer. the B.C. Lung Association Dr. Menn Biagtan, and employment lawyer Stuart Rudner, on smoking on ferries. Ian Lee, associate professor at Carleton University's Sprott School of Business, on Old Age Security.

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AUG. 22, 2017 Hiring teachers. Salmon management.

Charles Ungerleider, professor emeritus of educational studies at the University of B.C., on hiring teachers to meet class size and composition requirements. Aaron Hill, executive director of the Watershed Watch Salmon Society, on salmon management in B.C

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AUG. 21, 2017 Ride-sharing. Concussions.

Green Party leader, Andrew Weaver, and B.C. Taxi Association president, Mohan Kang, on ride sharing. Harrison Brown, HeadCheck Health CEO, and John Grisdale, B.C. Hockey League commissioner on concussions.

Download AUG. 21, 2017 Ride-sharing. Concussions.
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AUG. 18, 2017 Talking about racism with children. Invasive species.

Sam Kemp-Jackson, parenting writer, mother of four, and blogger at Multiple Mayhem Mamma, on talking about racism with children. Gail Wallin, executive director of The Invasive Species Council of B.C., on invasive species.

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AUG. 17, 2017 Drug overdose recommendations. Gardener Brian Minter.

Meaghan Thumath, a front-line nurse and a senior practice leader with B.C. Centre for Disease Control on the 10 recommendations from the B.C. Overdose Action Exchange. Master Gardener Brian Minter answers your questions.

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AUG. 16, 2017 White nationalists. Minimum wage.

Al-Ihsan Educational Foundation's Aasim Rashid, Simon Fraser's Shayna Plaut and the University of B.C.'s Henry Yu on white nationalism. B.C. Chamber of Commerce's Dan Baxter and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' Iglika Ivanova on minimum wage.

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AUG. 15, 2017 Grizzly bear hunt. Parents feeling isolated.

B.C. Green Party's Andrew Weaver. Raincoast Conservation Foundation's Chris Genovali, and B.C. Wildlife Federation's Jesse Zeman on grizzly hunt. Social.Mom's Audrey Poulin and psychologist Dr. Vanessa Lapointe on isolated parents.

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AUG. 14, 2017 ICBC's finances. Doctor shortages.

David Eby, B.C.'s minister responsible for ICBC, Richard McCandless, a retired civil servant, and Rose Keith, a personal injury lawyer, on ICBC's finances. Dr. Robin Saunders, a board member with Doctors of B.C. on doctor shortages.

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AUG. 11, 2017 Wildfire season. Burnout.

Cariboo Regional District's Al Richmond, CBC News's Johanna Wagstaffe and Destination B.C.'s Maya Lange on wildfires. Vancouver-based psychiatrist Dr. Shimi Kang and the B.C. Ministry of Forests' Barb Drennan on burnout.

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AUG. 10, 2017 B.C.'s action to Trans Mountain project. Summer pests.

Eugene Kung, a staff lawyer West Coast Environmental Law, Solomon Reece, CEO of Four Eagles Economic Development Group, Stewart Muir, executive director of Resource Works, on Trans Mountain. Mike Londry, owner of Westside Pest Control, on summer pests.

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AUG. 9, 2017 Youth homelessness. Fertility.

A Way Home's David French, Directions Youth Services's Calum Scott, the Vancouver Foundation's Trilby Smith on youth homelessness. Genesis Fertility Centre's Dr. Sonya Kashyap and May Kung, who successfully went through the IVF process, on fertility.

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AUG. 8, 2017 Bear encounters. Animal welfare at rodeos.

B.C. Parks and Conservation Officer Services' Mike Badry and WildSafeBC's Frank Ritcey on bear encounters. Vancouver Humane Society's Peter Fricker, B.C. Rodeo Association's Trish Kohorst and Chilliwack Fair's Cathy Oss on animal welfare at rodeos.

Download AUG. 8, 2017 Bear encounters. Animal welfare at rodeos.
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AUG. 4, 2017 New drug overdose numbers. B.C. Day destinations.

B.C. Mental Health Minister Judy Darcy, B.C. Centre on Substance Use's Dr. Evan Wood, Island Health's Dr. Richard Stanwick and First Nations Health Authority's Dr. Shannon McDonald on the overdose crisis. Matt Armstrong and Alison Harle on vacation spots.

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AUG. 3, 2017 No B.C. Mount Polley charges. Gardener Brian Minter.

Calvin Sandborn, legal director of the Environmental Law Centre at University of Victoria, and Likely resident Richard Holmes on news that no B.C. charges will be pursued for the Mount Polley Mine disaster. Master Gardener Brian Minter answers questions.

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AUG. 2, 2017 Families, households and couples. LGBTQ+ and refugees.

The University of British Columbia's Marina Adshade and Amin Ghaziani on the latest census findings on families, households and couples. Simon Fraser University Sharalyn Jordan and Jen Marchbank on LGBTQ+ and refugees.

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AUG. 1, 2017 Smoke, heat, pets. Learning coding.

University of B.C.'s Dr. Chris Carlsten, Dewdney Animal Hospital's Dr. Adrian Walton and Lillooet's Marg Lampman, on smoke, heat and pets. Level Up Kids's Jeff Hughes, Maker Camp's Paula MacDowell, and programmer Laef Kucheran on learning coding.

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JULY 31, 2017 Heat health risks. Workplace swearing.

Fraser Health's Dr. Andrew Larder, B.C. Senior Advocate Isobel Mackenzie and WorkSafeBC's Strand on heat-related health risks. Workplace psychologist Jennifer Newman and Simon Fraser University's Clint Burnham on swearing in the workplace.

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JULY 28, 2017 Christy Clark resigns as B.C. Liberal leader and MLA

Richard Zussman, CBC legislative reporter, David Mitchell, political historian, Judy Tyabji, author of Christy Clark: Behind the Smile, Shachi Kurl, executive director of the Angus Reid Institute, and George Abbott, former B.C. Liberal cabinet minister.

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JULY 27, 2017 Wildfires: evacuations and returning home. Low fish runs.

Williams Lake's Walt Cobb, B.C. Wildfire Service's Kevin Skrepnek and Bonaparte Inn's Sean Murdock on wildfires. Fisheries adviser Greg Taylor, Canadian Fishing Company's Rob Morley and First Nations Fisheries Council of B.C.'s Richard Sparrow on fish.

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JULY 26, 2017 Creep Catchers vs. Privacy Commissioner. Bear sightings.

Thompson Rivers University's Craig Jones and Kwantlen Polytechnic University's Wade Deisman on Creep Catchers. The B.C. Conservation Service's Murray Smith, Wild Wise Sooke's Debbie Read and the City of Coquitlam's Steffanie Warriner on bear sightings.

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JULY 25, 2017 Premier Horgan's first meeting with Trudeau. Petronas cancels LNG project.

The University of Victoria's Michael Prince on Premier John Horgan's first meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The B.C LNG Alliance's David Keane and Clean Energy Canada's Merran Smith on Petronas's cancellation of its Port Edward LNG project.

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JULY 24, 2017 ICBC Rates. Affordable housing pilot project.

Retired senior B.C. government employee, Richard McCandless on ICBC finances, increasing rates and possible return of photo radar. Tom Davidoff, UBC business professor, on City of Vancouver's pilot project to increase number of affordable rental units.

Download JULY 24, 2017 ICBC Rates. Affordable housing pilot project.
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JULY 21, 2017 Social assistance rates. Bike theft.

Shane Simpson, Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, and First Call provincial coordinator, Adrienne Montani, on social assistance rates. Alyshia Burak, bike education manager with HUB, J Allard, founder of project 529, on bike theft.

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JULY 20, 2017 NDP government and LNG. Master Gardener Brian Minter.

SFU economist Mark Jaccard on the new provincial government and the implications for LNG. Master gardener Brian Minter offers advice and tips.

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