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B.C. Almanac

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Hillary McBride and her clients want to help demystify mental health. No actors. No auditions. No artifice.

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The housing crisis

A CBC Vancouver original podcast that explores how foreign investment in real estate divides community, class and culture.

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Panic in Toronto

There are still a lot of unanswered questions about what happened in Toronto on Monday.

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Get a taste of Mic Drop

Teens have a lot to say about this complicated world -- are you listening? Check out the trailer.

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APRIL 26, 2018. Kinder Morgan pipeline reference case. Master gardener Brian Minter.

Kathryn Harrison, UBC political science professor, Kenneth Green, senior director of the Centre for Natural Resource Studies at the Fraser Institute, and Bruce Hollebone, chemist with Environment and Climate Change Canada on the Kinder Morgan pipeline reference case. Master gardener Brian Minter.

Download APRIL 26, 2018. Kinder Morgan pipeline reference case. Master gardener Brian Minter.
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APRIL 25, 2018. Gas prices. Living wages.

CBC story producer Rohit Joseph and Dan McTeague, senior petroleum analyst at Gas Buddy, on gas prices. Deanna Ogle, campaign organizer with Living Wage for Families and Val Litwin, CEO of the B.C. Chamber of Commerce, on living wages.

Download APRIL 25, 2018. Gas prices. Living wages.
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APRIL 24, 2018 Social media and tragic events. What is 'good parenting?'

Alfred Hermida, director UBC Graduate School of Journalism and psychologist Vanessa Lapointe on social media and tragic events. Julie Romanowski, parenting coach and consultant, on striking a balance between safety and freedom with your kids.

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APRIL 23, 2018. Sexual orientation and gender identity in schools. The politics of apologies.

B.C. SOGI 1-2-3 Education Lead Matt Carruthers, Langley parent Brent Larsen, and Stacey Wakelin from B.C. Families for Inclusivity, on sexual orientation and gender identity in schools. UBC history professor Henry Yu and Kwagiulth artist and Witness Blanket project founder Carey Newman on the politics of apologies.

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APRIL 20, 2018. 4:20 and a look ahead to legal recreational marijuana.

Dana Larsen, founder of Sensible B.C., Mike Serr, Chair of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police Drug Advisory Committee, Criminal lawyer Kyla Lee, and CBC reporter Tina Lovgreen on 4:20 and legal recreational marijuana.

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APRIL 19, 2018 Inter-provincial trade and alcohol. Financial literacy for children.

Shea Coulson, founder and principal of Coulson Litigation and Christine Coletta, owner of Okanagan Crush Pad winery on cross-border alcohol sales. Perry Ceholski, VP Wealth Management BlueShore Financial, on teaching children financial responsibility and money management.

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APRIL 18, 2018. Angus Reid opinion poll on Kinder Morgan pipeline project. Proper posture and your health.

Shachi Kurl, executive director of Angus Reid and Michael Prince, political scientist and Lansdowne Professor of Social Policy at the University of Victoria on the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and Canadian public opinion. Osteopath Liza Egbogah on proper posture practices.

Download APRIL 18, 2018. Angus Reid opinion poll on Kinder Morgan pipeline project. Proper posture and your health.
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APRIL 17, 2018 Kinder Morgan and constitutional arguments. Prevention of Violence Against Women Week.

University of Alberta law professor Eric Adams on the constitution and arguments for and against the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Angela Marie MacDougall, executive director of Battered Women's Support Services, on Prevention of Violence Against Women Week.

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APR. 16, 2018 PM's Trans Mountain stance. Recycling right.

Chief Bob Chamberlin, vice-president of the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs, and George Hoberg, a professor of environmental and natural resource policy at UBC's School of Public Policy and Global Affairs, on the Prime Minister's stance on the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Allen Langdon, managing director of Recycle B.C., on how to recycle correctly.

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APRIL 13, 2018. 25th anniversary of Clayoquot Sound 'War in the Woods'.

Environmental activist Tzeporah Berman, former MacMillan Bloedel logger Mike Morton, Tofino resident and owner of Common Loaf Bakery where protesters organized Maureen Fraser and former CBC reporter Eve Savory on the anniversary of the Clayoquot Sound protest movement.

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APRIL 12, 2018 Kinder Morgan and business interests. Master gardener Brian Minter.

Greg D'Avignon, president and CEO of the Business Council of British Columbia and Paul de Jong, president of the Progressive Contractors Association of Canada, on industry concerns and investor uncertainty concerning the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. Master gardener Brian Minter.

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APRIL 11, 2018. Short term rental regulations. Drafting your will.

Nelson city planner Alex Thumm, CBC reporter Jon Hernandez and Kathryn Holm, Chief Licence Inspector for the City of Vancouver on short term rental regulations. Notary Morrie Baillie and funeral director Ngaio Davis on drafting wills.

Download APRIL 11, 2018. Short term rental regulations. Drafting your will.
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APRIL 10, 2018 Telelecom providers and customer complaints. Equal Pay Day.

CBC Go Public reporter Erica Johnson and Howard Maker, Commissioner for the Commission for Complaints for Telecom-television on telecom provider customer complaints. Annika Reinhardt, negotiation and compensation professional at Talent Collective and Wendy Pat-Fong, director of talent and operations with 7 Geese technology company on Equal Pay Day.

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APRIL 9, 2018 Trans Mountain pipeline expansion's economic and environmental impacts

Mark Jaccard, an energy economist and professor at Simon Fraser University's School of Resource and Environmental Management, Trevor Tombe, an economics professor and fellow at the University of Calgary's School of Public Policy, Eugene Kung, a staff lawyer at West Coast Environmental Law, and Kenneth Green, Senior Director of the Fraser Institute's Centre for Natural Resource Studies, on the economic and environmental impacts of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

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APRIL 6, 2018 The Sedin twins victory lap. B.C. beers.

CBC sports reporter Karin Larsen and Canuck Place Children's Hospice communications director Debbie Butt on the Sedin twins. Kris Loshack, certified cicerone and trade marketing manager at Stanley Park Brewing and CBC reporter Justin McElroy on B.C. beer.

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APRIL 5, 2018 Extra medical fees. Chefs and farmed salmon.

Health Minister Adrian Dix, Dr. Michael Klein and Dr. John Day on doctors charging extra medical fees. John Werring from the David Suzuki Foundation and chef Andrea Carlson from Burdock and co. restaurant on farmed salmon.

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APRIL 4, 2018 Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Inquiry.

Raji Mangat, director of litigation for West Coast LEAF, Sarah Hunt, UBC professor of Indigenous studies, and Brenda Wilson, B.C. family support worker and sister of Ramona Wilson who was murdered at 16 years old.

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APRIL 3, 2018. B.C. affordability. Spring bike maintenance

Dan Baxter, director of police development, government and stakeholder relations for the B.C. Chamber of Commerce and Hamish Telford, political scientist at University of the Fraser Valley, on affordability. Zach Sigouin, mechanic at Bikes for All bike shop and Laura Jane, acting executive director of HUB Cycling, on spring cycling.

Download APRIL 3, 2018. B.C. affordability. Spring bike maintenance
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MARCH 29, 2018 Landlords and renting to pet owners. Master gardener Brian Minter.

Tony Gioventu, executive director of the Condominium Home Owner's Association of B.C., and Eliot Galan, co-founder of PETSOKBC, on renting to pet owners. Master gardener Brian Minter.

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MARCH 28, 2018 Child care fee reduction initiative. Allergy season.

Katrina Chen, Minister of State for Child Care, and Amanda Worm, BC Child Care Owners Association, on child care fee reduction initiative. Dr. Donald Stark, UBC immunologist and Tim Takaro, associate dean for research at the faculty of health sciences at SFU, on allergy season.

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MARCH 27, 2018 Speculation tax changes. Automation and the future of work.

UBC economics professor Joshua Gottlieb and Mayor of Nanaimo Bill McKay on speculation tax changes. Irene Lanzinger, president of the B.C. Federation of Labour and Patrick Snider, director of skills and immigration policy at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, and Bethany Edmunds, associate dean of computing at BCIT, on automation and the future of work.

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MARCH 26, 2018 Prescription heroin access. Landlords and tenants privacy concerns.

Dr. Patricia Daly, chief medical officer for Vancouver Coastal Health, and Dr. Scott MacDonald, lead physician at Providence Crosstown Clinic, on relaxing federal regulations for prescription heroin. Bradley Weldon, acting deputy privacy commissioner, David Hutniak, CEO of Landlord BC, and Sydney Ball, Vancouver Tenants Union Steering Committee, on information requests from landlords.

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MARCH 23, 2018 B.C. LNG Announcement Part 2. Junos

CCPA's Seth Klein and Karen Ogen-Toews, CEO of B.C. First Nations LNG Alliance on yesterday's announcement to offer tax cuts to LNG projects in the province. CBC's Lisa Christiansen, Vancouver musician Louise Burns and Juno 2018 nominee Gordon Grdina talk ahead of The Juno Awards this weekend.

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MARCH 22, 2018 B.C. LNG announcement. Board games.

University of the Fraser Valley political scientist Hamish Telford and BC LNG Alliance president David Keane on B.C. government's plans for LNG. Shannon Lentz, founder of Terminal City Tabletop Convention, and game designer Jay Cormier on board games.

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MARCH 21, 2018 Surgical wait times. Expat voting.

Health Minister Adrian Dix and Dr. Vanessa Brcic on reducing surgical wait times. Patti Lenard, associate professor at University of Ottawa's Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, Allan Nichols, President of the Canadian Expat Association, and Caily DiPuma from the BC Civil Liberties Association on expat voting.

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MARCH 20, 2018 Kinder Morgan and gas prices. Spring cleaning.

SFU energy economist Mark Jaccard and Resource Works executive director, Stewart Muir, on the relationship between the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project and B.C. gas prices. Susan Borax, co-founder of Good Riddance organizing business and Angela Crocker, author of Declutter Your Data, on spring cleaning.

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MARCH 19, 2018 Facebook privacy breach. Banning pets in classrooms.

Social media expert Jesse Miller and Sara Neuert, executive director of the B.C. Freedom of Information and Privacy Association on Cambridge Analytica and Facebook privacy. Craig Naherniak, general manager of humane education at BC SPCA and Diane McNally, Greater Victoria School Board trustee, on banning pets in classrooms.

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MARCH 16, 2018 High-speed rail, Cascadia and the environment. Spring break for children.

Shauna Sylvester, director of Simon Fraser University's Centre for Dialogue and a co-founder of Renewable Cities, high-speed rail, Cascadia and the environment. Heather Van Mil, founder of Word of Mom Marketing, Kay Protheroe, co-founder of the Healthy Family Expo, Salma Dinani, a parenting blogger at The Write Balance, and Dr. Melanie Badali, a registered psychologist and a director at Anxiety B.C., on spring break for children.

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MARCH 15, 2018 Ranking respect of professions. Gardener Brian Minter.

Mario Canseco, vice-president of public affairs at Insights West, Tim Murphy, a partner at McMillan law firm and a former Toronto area Liberal MPP, and Doug Longhurst, director of communications at the Vehicle Sales Authority of B.C., on how much people respect different professions. Master Gardener Brian Minter of Minter Country Garden in Chilliwack answers your gardening questions.

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MARCH 14, 2018 Speculation tax. Vegetarian, vegan diets.

Tom Davidoff, an associate professor of economics at UBC's Sauder School of Business, Doug Findlater, the mayor of West Kelowna, Michelle Stilwell, the B.C. Liberal MLA for Parksville-Qualicum, on B.C. speculation tax. Desiree Nielsen, a registered dietitian and author of Un-Junk Your Diet, on vegetarian and vegan diets.

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MARCH 13, 2018 Voting age. Assisted dying.

Richard Johnston, a political science professor at the University of British Columbia, Rupesh Gora, a 17-year-old student at L.A. Matheson Secondary School in Surrey, and Sue Duguay, president of the Federation of Young Francophones of New Brunswick, on the voting age. Jennifer Chandler, a University of Ottawa professor who recently released a report about the state of assisted dying in Canada.

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MARCH 12, 2018 Daylight Saving Time. Ocean protection.

Dan Baxter, policy director for the B.C. Chamber of Commerce, Jennifer Garden, sleep consultant at Sleep Dreams in North Vancouver, and Bob Dieno, co-founder of Stop the Time Change, on Daylight Saving Time. Alexandra Cousteau, senior advisor at Oceana Canada, and Doug Neasloss, chief counsellor and resource stewardship director of the Kitasoo/Xai'xais First Nation, on ocean protection.

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MARCH 9, 2018 Red-light camera. Paralympics.

Werner Antweiler, Associate Professor at UBC's Sauder School of Business, and Chris Thompson, Representative for Sense BC, on red-light cameras. Bo Hedges, Paralympian, on Paralympics.

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MARCH 8, 2018 International Women's Day

Angela Marie MacDougall, executive director of Battered Women's Support Services, Sara McIntyre, instructor of film direction and photography at Langara College, and Jennifer Berdahl, Professor of Leadership Studies: Gender and Diversity at the University of British Columbia, Jerilyn Webster, activist and hip hop artist known as JB the First Lady, Shachi Kurl, executive director of the Angus Reid Institute, and Ryan Avola, facilitor of iGuy workshops with Saleema Noon sexual health educators. on International Women's Day.

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MARCH 7, 2018 Gas prices. Ticket scalping and sales.

Dan McTeague, senior petroleum analyst at Gasbuddy.com, on the spike in gas prices. Pascal Courty, University of Victoria, economics professor and Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, on ticket scalping and sales.

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MARCH 6, 2018 NDP leader Jagmeet Singh. Agricultural land protection.

Federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh responds to listener questions and comments. Kent Mullinix, director of the Institute for Sustainable Food Systems at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, on protecting agricultural land for food sustainability.

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MARCH 2, 2018 B.C. Hydro rates. The Oscars.

Sarah Khan, a staff lawyer athe B.C. Public Interest Advocacy Centre, on B.C. Hydro rates. Kim Linekin, CBC Radio's pop culture columnist, on the Oscars.

Download MARCH 2, 2018 B.C. Hydro rates. The Oscars.
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MARCH 1, 2018 Social media safety. Gardener Brian Minter.

Rina Liddle, owner of Liddle Works Indie Media, and Kevin McQuiggin, a retired inspector with the Vancouver Police Department and adjunct professor with Simon Fraser University's International CyberCrime Research Centre, on social media safety. Master Gardener Brian Minter of Minter Country Garden in Chilliwack answers your gardening questions.

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FEB. 28, 2018 Consumer boycotts. Housing: a cross-generational conversation.

Nathan Cullen, NDP MP for Skeena-Bulkley Valley and long-time MEC member, Tyler Chamberlin, an associate professor at the University of Ottawa's Telfer School of Management, and Steve Jones, a former candidate for board of Mountain Equipment Co-op, on consumer boycotts. Justin McElroy, a CBC reporter covering politics, Lyndsey Easton, vice-president of communications with Generation Squeeze, and Pam Copley, a former Oak Bay city councillor, on housing affordability.

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FEB. 27, 2018 Indigenous funding priorities. Parental leave for fathers.

Bob Chamberlin, vice-president of the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs, and Victor Tom, vice-president of B.C. Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres, on governments' Indigenous funding priorities. Marina Adshade, a professor at Simon Fraser University's School of Public Policy and at the Vancouver School of Economics at the University of British Columbia, on parental leave for fathers.

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FEB. 26, 2018 Highway safety following Coquitlam crash

Terry and Quiring of Quiring Towing, Kurtis Strelau, director of education for Young Drivers of Canada, and Janelle Erwin, regional deputy director for the South Coast region with the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, on B.C. highway safety following a major crash on the Coquihalla Highway.

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FEB. 23, 2018 Amateur athletes, from the B.C. Games to the Olympics.

Kelly Mann, the president of the B.C. Games Society, and Jennifer Heil, vice-president of sport development at viaSport and a former Olympic medallist in freestyle skiing, on encouraging and supporting young amateur athletes and future Olympians.

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FEB. 22, 2018 Greyhound cutting bus routes.

Peter Hamel, Greyhound Canada's regional vice-president for Western Canada, Andrew Kurjata, a CBC Radio associate producer in Prince George, Taylor Bachrach, Smithers's mayor, and Dylan Green, president of Tofino Bus, on Greyhound cutting seven bus routes in B.C.

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FEB. 21, 2018 B.C. budget reaction.

Hamish Telford, an associate professor of political science at the University of the Fraser Valley, Dan Baxter, policy director at the B.C. Chamber of Commerce, and Cameron Muir, chief economist at British Columbia Real Estate Association, on reaction to the B.C. budget.

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FEB. 20, 2018 Looking ahead to housing affordability in the B.C. budget

Russ Godfrey, rental housing advocate and former employee of the Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre and the Residential Tenancy Branch of the B.C. government. and Marleen Morris, co-director at the Community Development Institute at the University of Northern British Columbia, help us look ahead to housing affordability in the B.C. budget.

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FEB. 19, 2018 The connection between B.C. real estate, money laundering, and fentanyl.

The connection between B.C. real estate, money laundering, and fentanyl. Globe and Mail investigative reporter Kathy Thomlinson, Attorney General David Eby, and Independent expert Peter German weigh in.

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FEB. 16, 2018 Pattullo Bridge. Ride-hailing recommendations.

Robin Lindsey, a transportation economist at UBC's Sauder School of Business, on plans to replace the Pattullo Bridge. Garland Chow, a transportation economist and emeritus associate professor at UBC's Sauder School of Business, on the all-party committee's recommendations for ride-hailing in B.C.

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FEB. 15, 2018 Gardener Brian Minter

Master Gardener Brian Minter of Minter Country Garden in Chilliwack answers your gardening questions.

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FEB. 14, 2018 Child care in the throne speech.

Lynell Anderson, a researcher with the $10-a-day child care plan, and Kate Spence, a teacher, mother of two, and child-care advocate, on child care in the throne speech.

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FEB. 13, 2018 Colten Boushie and Canada's justice system

Jerilynn Webster, organizer of a rally at Jody Wilson-Raybould's Vancouver office, Doug White, co-chair of the B.C. Aboriginal Justice Council, and Terry Teegee, regional chief of the B.C. Assembly of First Nations, on Colten Boushie and Canada's justice system.

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FEB. 9, 2017 Should B.C. move Family Day? Olympics: 2018 and memories.

Andrew Johns, a financial adviser who started the petition 'Unite B.C. Family Day to 3rd Monday in February,' and Walt Judas, CEO of the Tourism Industry Association of B.C., on whether B.C. should move its Family Day. Karin Larsen, a CBC reporter and former Olympian, and Jack Cha, a local Korean Canadian, on the Olympics: this year in PyeongChang and previous years.

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FEB. 8, 2017 B.C.'s proportional representation referendum

David Moscrop, a political scientist at Simon Fraser University and member of YES PR BC, Bill Tieleman, a former NDP strategist and co-founder of No B.C. Proportional Representation Society, Jude Crasta, an undecided voter, and Fraser Byers, who is running B.C. Youth for Proportional Representation, on B.C.'s upcoming referendum on how we vote.

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FEB. 7, 2018 Wine wars and growing tensions between B.C. and Alberta

Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C Green Party, Val Litwin, president of the B.C. Chamber of Commerce, Kathryn Harrison, professor of political science at the University of British Columbia, Karen Collins, owner of Asti Trattoria Italiana, and Chris Fodor, who invested $150,000 to create B.C. wines specifically for the Alberta market, on the growing tensions between B.C. and Alberta.

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FEB. 6, 2018 ICBC changes. Marijuana regulations.

Justin McElroy, the CBC's interim legislative reporter in Victoria, and Richard McCandless, a retired B.C. civil servant who has written extensively about ICBC, on the government's changes to ICBC. Rielle Capler, a UBC PhD candidate and coordinator of the CANARY research project, on B.C.'s latest marijuana regulations.

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FEB. 5, 2018 B.C. Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson. Teen psychology.

Hamish Telford, a professor of political science at the University of the Fraser Valley, on the impact of the B.C. Liberals election of Andrew Wilkinson as leader on B.C.'s political landscape. Dr. Patrick Myers, a registered psychologist, on marijuana use, anxiety and depression among teens.

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FEB. 2, 2018 Prime minister's town hall Q&A in B.C.

Michael Prince, political scientist and Lansdowne Professor of Social Policy at the University of Victoria, and Tom Gunton, professor and director of Simon Fraser University's Resource and Environmental Planning Program, on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's town hall Q&A in B.C.

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FEB. 1, 2018 Medical assistance in dying. Gardener Brian Minter.

Dr. Stefanie Green, president of the Canadian Association of MAiD Assessors and Providers, and Isobel Mackenzie, British Columbia's Seniors Advocate, on medical assistance in dying and faith-based facilities. Master Gardener Brian Minter answers your questions.

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JAN. 31, 2017 Drug overdoses. Mental health talk.

Dr. Keith Ahamad, a clinical researcher at the B.C. Centre on Substance Use, and Sarah Blyth, manager of the Overdose Prevention Site, on 2017's drug overdose deaths. Sarah Hamid-Balma, director of mental health promotion for the Canadian Mental Health Association, and Sarah Jickling, a Vancouver-based musician and mental health advocate, on talking about mental health.

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JAN. 30, 2018 Driver education. Social media etiquette.

Paul Doroshenko, a lawyer with Acumen Law, and Steve Wallace, a driving instructor and owner of Wallace Driving School, on distracted driving and driver education. David Black, an associate professor at Royal Roads University's School of Communication and Culture, on social media etiquette in light of critical reaction to Alessia Cara's Grammy win.

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JAN. 29, 2018 ICBC financial troubles. Re-naming buildings.

Richard McCandless, former B.C. civil servant, on ICBC financial troubles. Michael Kluckner, president of the Vancouver Historical Society, and journalist Wawmeesh Hamilton on re-naming buildings and reconciliation.

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JAN. 26, 2018 Care home violence. Comfort foods.

Wanda Morris, vice-president of advocacy for CARP, on violence in seniors care homes. Lindsay Anderson, author of Feast: Recipes and Stories from a Canadian Road Trip, and Hamid Salimian, a chef and culinary consultant, on comfort foods.

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