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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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Found: a 17th century map stuffed in a Scottish chimney

You never quite know what you might find when you're renovating your house.

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Gamergate and the "alt-right"

Emma Vosen looks to gamer culture as a microcosm of how sexism is seeded and replicated within broader society.

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You're a bad driver

Even with hands-free devices, you're still a distracted driver

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The joys of playing Lorelai Gilmore

The Gilmore Girls star discusses the past, present and potential future of the cult TV show which just returned as a Netflix miniseries.

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DEC. 1, 2016 Winter driving. Gardener Brian Minter.

Steve Wallace, a driving instructor and CEO of Wallace Driving School, and Jamie Davis, owner of Jamie Davis Towing, on winter driving. Master Gardener Brian Minter answers your questions.

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NOV. 30, 2016 Pipeline politics. Food banks.

Kevin Hanna and Norman Spector on the federal government's approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Seth Klein, Laura Lansink and Patty Larson on food banks.

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NOV. 29, 2016 Northern Gateway, Line 3, Trans Mountain pipeline projects

University of Calgary's Jennifer Winter, University of British Columbia's Kathryn Harrison, Coastal First Nations' Patrick Kelly, and University of Victoria's Jamie Lawson on the expected announcement about Enbridge's Northern Gateway and Line 3 pipelines

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NOV. 28, 2016 Cetaceans in aquariums. Call to regulate therapists.

Stuart Mackinnon, Jason Colby and John Ford on the death of the Vancouver Aquarium's two resident beluga whales, and the future of cetaceans at the aquarium. Glenn Gregg and Bernadine Fox on a push for regulation and a disciplinary process for therapists.

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Nov. 25, 2016. Fentanyl epidemic

Robert Osborne on his film "Unstoppable: The Fentanyl Epidemic." RCMP Cpl Eric Boechler. Former park board commissioner Sarah Blythe, Vancouver Coastal Health Medical officer Mark Lysyshyn, and Health Minister Terry Lake.

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Nov. 24, 2016. ICBC projected rate hike. HNIC announcer Bob Cole.

ICBC rates are projected to spike. Bruce Cran of Consumers' Association of Canada, former deputy minister Richard McCandless, and BCABC president Chuck Byrne weigh in. Also, Bob Cole joins us to talk about his new book, and Scott Oake makes an appearance.

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Nov. 23, Wait times for MRIs. Play times for kids.

The Fraser Institute says that B.C.'s MRI wait times continue to rise. Dr. Michael Klein, and Dr Brett Beltchez respond. Science World has a new Early Learner Gallery called Wonder. We hear from Dr. Vanessa Lapointe and educato Rachelle Weik.

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Nov. 22, Housing announcement, caregivers and the workplace

Kishon Roy, CEO of BC Non-profit Housing, and NDP Housing Critic David Eby react to a $516 million investment in affordable housing. Nora Spinks, of the Vanier Institute of the Family, and Barb MacLean of Family Caregivers of BC on caregiving.

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Nov. 21, 2016. Agricultural Land Reserve, Attitudes towards aging.

Mega-homes are being built on agricultural land in the Lower Mainland. A locally-produced documentary explored our attitudes towards aging.

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NOV. 18, 2016 Vancouver Aquarium. Family doctors.

Sarah Kirby-Yung, chair of the Vancouver Park Board, on the death of Qila the beluga whale and the future of the Vancouver Aquarium. Dr. Bill Cavers and Dr. Christy Sutherland on family doctors.

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NOV. 17, 2016 Opioids and Harm Reduction, Brian Minter

Adjunct professor at UBC's School of Population and Public Health talks about hard reduction in the in wake of the opioid crisis. he thinks that clean heroin should be offered to addicts. Brian Minter answers your gardening questions.

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NOV. 16, 2016. Cultural practices in public schools, Fault Lines.

A mother is upset about a smudging ceremony at her kids' school. President of the BC Teachers' Federation, Glen Hansman and President of Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms talk about cultural practices in schools.

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NOV. 15, 2016 Accessibility

Breaking down barriers to accessibility with Rick Hansen, Sam Sullivan and Michelle Stilwell.

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NOV. 14, 2016 Flooding, Prenuptial agreements

An update from the province on recent flooding and personal stories from people affected. Vancouver Family Law Lawyer, Georgialee Lang on prenuptial agreements.

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NOV. 11. 2016 Remembrance Day.

Cam Cathcart, Chairman of the Vancouver Remembrance Day Committee. Alan Livingstone MacLeod, author of Remembered in Bronze and Stone: Canada's Great War Memorial Statuary

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NOV. 10, 2016 B.C. teachers' Supreme Court of Canada win

Irene Lanzinger, president of the B.C. Federation of Labour, and Charles Ungerleider, professor emeritus of educational studies at the University of British Columbia, on the Supreme Court ruling in favour of B.C. teachers.

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NOV. 9, 2016 U.S. election reaction: Hopes and fears

Dan Risler, a American Donald Trump supporter living in Kelowna, UBC Prof. Max Cameron, SFU Prof. Andre Gerolymatos and Brie Orr Alvarez, an American living in Vancouver.

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NOV. 8, 2016 U.S. election: Lookahead; Stress and anxiety.

The CBC's Meera Bains, the B.C. Chamber of Commerce's Dan Baxter, the University of Washington's Mark A. Smith look ahead to today's U.S. presidential election. Registered psychologist Dr. Joti Samra on the stress and anxiety related to the U.S. election.

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NOV. 07, 2016. Oil Spill Response. OCD

Former Liberal Federal Minister of the Environment, David Anderson on Federal announcement for oil spill response. Registered Psychologist,Dr. Melanie Badali on Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

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NOV. 04, 2016 Woodfibre LNG. Fishing.

CBC reporter Richard Zussman, Squamish Nation Chief Ian Campbell and Pembina Institute associate regional director Matt Horne on today's Woodfibre LNG announcement. Peter McMullan, author of Casting Back: Sixty Years of Fishing and Writing.

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NOV. 3, 2016 Abbotsford school stabbing and mental health. Gardener Brian Minter.

Jonny Morris, senior director of policy, research and planning at the Canadian Mental Health Association, British Columbia division, on mental health and the fatal Abbotsford school stabbing. Master Gardener Brian Minter answers your questions.

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NOV. 2, 2016 Social media and trauma.

Gina Vanderham, a Vancouver psychotherapist, and Jesse Miller, the founder of Mediated Reality and a popular speaker at schools on the topic of social media, on the fatal Abbotsford school stabbing, social media and trauma.

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NOV. 1, 2016 Canada's immigration plan. Daylight saving time.

Peter Edelmann, an immigration and refugee lawyer, Canada's new immigration plan. Michael Downing, author of Spring Forward: The Annual Madness of Daylight Saving Time, Bob Dieno and Dan Baxter on daylight saving time.

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Firework bans. Report card concerns.

Greg Moore, chair of Metro Vancouver, and Lori Chortyk from BCSPCA on firework bans. Sandra Mathison, professor of education at UBC, on rethinking report cards in BC schools.

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OCT. 28, 2016 Ontario's daycare changes. Scary, ghost stories.

Sharon Gregson, spokesperson for the Coalition of Child Care Advocates of B.C., on calls for B.C. to adopt changes to daycare like Ontario has. Writer JJ Lee and filmmaker AShley Fester on scary, ghost stories.

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OCT. 27, 2016 New landlord registry. Mechanic Sam Tremblay.

Landlord B.C. CEO David Hutniak and housing advocate Russ Godfrey on the upcoming landlord registry and how we choose our landlords and tenants. Tremblay Motors' Sam Tremblay answers your questions.

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OCT. 26, 2016 Distracted walking legislation.

Mario Canseco, vice-president of public affairs at Insights West, and Dr. Beth Ebel, a pediatrician at the University of Washington and former director of the Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, on support for distracted walking legislation.

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OCT. 25, 2016 Food waste and how to reduce it.

CBC reporter Erica Johnson, Just Eat It filmmaker Jenny Rustemeyer, National Zero Waste Council Chair Malcolm Brodie and Metro Vancouver Director of Solid Waste Planning Andrew Marr on food waste.

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OCT. 24, 2016 Food labelling and marketing regulations. Will your pension last?

Charlene Elliott, the Canada Research Chair in Food Marketing, Policy and Children's Health with Canadian Institutes of Health Research, on the newly announced food labelling and marketing regulations. Adrian Mastracci and Rhys Kesselman on pensions.

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OCT. 21, 2016 Should junior athletes be paid at least a minimum wage? TV's changing landscape.

University of Victoria Prof. Ken Thornicroft, class action lawyer Ted Charney and Western Hockey League Commissioner Ron Robison on whether junior athletes should be paid at least a minimum wage. Cartt.ca editor Greg O'Brien on TV's changing landscape.

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OCT. 20, 2016 Temporary Foreign Worker Program. Coding curriculum.

Dan Baxter, Jason Foster and Irene Lanzinger on Lululemon and changes to Canada's Temporary Foreign Worker Program. Kirsten Sutton and Melissa Sariffodeen on computer coding becoming a part of B.C.'s school curriculum.

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OCT. 19, 2016 Banning certain criminals from 'red zones.'

Maple Ridge Mayor Nicole Read, former Delta police chief Jim Cessford, and Pivot Legal Society lawyer Doug King on a proposal to ban certain repeat offenders from a 'red zone' in Maple Ridge.

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OCT. 18, 2016 Genetically modified salmon. Death of Patient X and the state of palliative care.

Living Oceans Society's Karen Wristen and Queen's University's Peter Davies on genetically modified salmon. Jason Proctor and patient advocate and health care navigator Connie Jordsvik on the death of Patient X and the state of palliative care.

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OCT. 17. 2016 Seniors Housing. Faultlines: Earthquake Preparedness

BC's Senior Advocate, Isobel Mackenzie and NDP opposition spokesperson for seniors, Selina Robinson talk about need for more affordable housing for seniors. Seismologist Alison Bird and Seismic Engineer, Graham Taylor talk earthquake preparedness.

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OCT. 14, 2016 Remembering Jim Prentice. Tanker ban and spill prevention.

James Moore, Art Sterritt and Greg Lyle remember former Alberta premier Jim Prentice. Marine safety expert Joe Spears on the Bella Bella fuel spill and calls for a tanker ban in B.C.

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OCT. 13, 2016 Cat bylaws. Gardener Brian Minter.

Byron Stewart, acting mayor of Fort St. John, and Amy Morris, policy and outreach officer for the B.C. SPCA, on cat bylaws. Master Gardener Brian Minter answers your questions.

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OCT. 12, 2016 Poisonous mushrooms. Employment standards laws.

Paul Kroeger, co-founder of the Vancouver Mycological Society, on how to tell which mushrooms are safe to eat. David Fairey and Tom Beasley on how the B.C. Employment Standards Act should change to keep with with the modern workplace.

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OCT. 11, 2016 Mental health manifesto. International Day of the Girl.

Bev Gutray and M.J. Ziemann on Canadian Mental Health Association's B.C. division's b4stage4 manifesto. Greg Neumann and Serene Mitchell on negative stereotypes that limit girls.

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OCT. 7, 2016 Film and TV industry. Let Them Eat Dirt book.

Wayne Bennett, the film production manager who spearheaded the Save B.C. Film campaign in 2012, on the current state of B.C. film and TV industry. Brett Finlay, co-author of Let Them Eat Dirt: Saving Your Child from an Oversanitized World.

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OCT. 6, 2016 RCMP harassment settlement. Changing media landscape.

Jane Hall, author of The Red Wall: A Woman in the RCMP, on the RCMP settlement with female members who were sexually harassed or abused. Ian Gill, author of No News is Bad News: Canada's Media Collapse -- and What Comes Next, on the media landscape.

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OCT. 5, 2016: Tsawwassen Mills and how we shop. Travel bucket list.

Retail Insider's Craig Patterson, Barbara-Jo's Books To Cooks' Barbara-Jo McIntosh, and LOCO BC's Katja Macura on Tsawwassen Mills and how we shop. Robin Esrock, author of Great Global Bucket List: One-of-a-Kind Travel Experiences.

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OCT. 4, 2016 National carbon pricing. Should immigrants assimilate more?

Josha MacNab, B.C. regional director of the Pembina Institute, on the national carbon pricing plan. Shachi Kurl, executive director of the Angus Reid Institute, on the CBC-Angus Reid Institute poll on immigration and cultural identity.

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OCT. 3, 2016 Federal housing announcement. Slow cooking.

Tom Davidoff, an associate professor at UBC's Sauder School of Business, and Simon Kiing, a Vancouver mortgage broker, on Bill Morneau's housing announcement. Sue Duncan, Julie Van Rosendaal, authors of the Best in Bridge cookbook series, on slow cooking.

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SEPT. 30, 2016 Ageism. Mentorship.

Isobel Mackenzie, British Columbia's seniors advocate, on ageism. Brenda Gershkovitch, executive director of Big Sisters B.C. Lower Mainland, on mentorship.

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SEPT. 29, 2016 Will Trans Mountain expansion be approved next? Gardener Brian Minter.

Vancouver Coun. Andrea Reimer and University of Calgary Prof. Ted Morton on the future of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion proposal. Master Gardener Brian Minter answers your questions.

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SEPT. 28, 2016 Pacific Northwest LNG approved. 55 and Up!

Betsy Trumpener, Kathryn Harrison and Elizabeth May on the federal government's conditional approval of Pacific Northwest LNG. Vicki Gabereau, Joyce Resin, Bianca Rucker and Dr. Bal Pawa on being over 55 years of age.

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SEPT. 27, 2016 Royal visits and the monarchy

Amanda Dishwa, co-founder of the blog What Would Kate Do?, Lisa Helps, mayor of Victoria, Monique Goffinet Miller, chair of Monarchist League's Victoria chapter, and Hayley Rosenberg, co-owner of Nourish Kitchen and Cafe, on royal visits and the monarchy

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SEPT. 26. 2016 Union of B.C. Municipalities Convention

Mayors Barbara Desjardins (Esquimalt), Dale Bumstead (Dawson Creek) and Deborah Kozak (Nelson) talk about housing affordability at the UBCM.

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SEPT. 23, 2016 Vancouver's stance on natural gas. B.C. wines.

Simon Fraser University Prof. Mark Jaccard and Fort St. John Mayor Lori Ackerman on the City of Vancouver's stance on natural gas. New District director DJ Kearney and Little Farm Winery owner Rhys Pender on B.C. wines.

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SEPT. 22, 2016 Metis adoption. Sleep and work.

B.C. Representative for Children and Youth Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond and B.C. Metis Federation's Keith Henry on the case of a three-year-old Metis girl. Patrick Byrne, a technology advisor to Stanford University Medical School, on sleep and work.

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SEPT. 21, 2016 Vancouver considers living wage. Fentanyl overdose deaths.

The UBC Sauder School of Business's Mark Thompson on the City of Vancouver considering a living wage policy. The B.C. Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS's Dr Keith Ahamad on B.C.'s latest fentanyl overdose numbers.

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SEPT. 20, 2016 Housing affordability. Do mobile devices connect, or disconnect, us?

Kishone Roy of the B.C. Non-Profit Housing Association on B.C.'s $500 million investment in rental housing, and the lawsuit against the foreign homebuyers' tax. Anton Scamvougeras, author of Dysconnected, and Dr. Mari Swingle, author of i-Minds.

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SEPT. 19, 2016 Support for youth aging out of foster care. Pacific Autism Centre.

Lynell Anderson, co-author of "Opportunities in Transition: An Economic Analysis of Investing in Youth Aging out of Foster Care," on support for former foster children until they are 25. Sergio Cocchia, chair of the board for the Pacific Autism Centre.

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SEPT. 16, 2016 Canadian business services in unofficial languages. Maternity leave.

Robin Brown, co-author of Migration Nation: A Practical Guide to Doing Business in Globalized Canada, on Canadian businesses offering services in unofficial languages. Dr. Laura Hambley, founder of Canada Career Counselling, on maternity leave.

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SEPT. 15, 2016 Treating alcohol addiction without abstinence. Gardener Brian Minter.

Terri-Lynn MacKay, Clinical Program Director at Alavida Health, and Bernie Pauly, a scientist with the Centre for Addictions Research of B.C., on treating alcohol addiction without abstinence. Master Gardener Brian Minter answers your questions.

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SEPT. 14, 2016 Empty homes tax. Getting kids physically active.

Tom Davidoff, associate professor at UBC's Sauder School of Business, on the City of Vancouver's empty homes tax. Heather Gainforth, an assistant professor of health and exercise sciences at UBC Okanagan, on how to get children physically active.

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SEPT. 13, 2016 Post-secondary schools' sexual assault policies. Ticketing cyclists.

Janine Benedet and Lucia Lorenzi, members of UBC's university sexual assault panel, on developing sex-assault policies for post-secondary schools. Sgt. John Price of Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit on ticketing cyclists.

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SEPT. 12, 2016 Talk about drugs. Acne awareness

Dan Reist of the Centre for Addictions Research BC on how to talk to your children about drugs. The Acne and Rosacea Society of Canada on the emotional scars of acne.

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SEPT. 9, 2016 Private, public school funding. Creep Catcher vigilantes.

The Federation of Independent Schools Association of B.C.'s Peter Froese and public school advocate Farah Shroff on how public and private schools are funded. Wade Deisman, a criminologist at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, on vigilantes.

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SEPT. 8, 2016 Fentanyl trafficking sentencing. Literacy Day.

CBC's Jason Proctor, Pivot Legal's Douglas King, and Moms Stop the Harm's Leslie McBain on whether fentanyl traffickers should get tougher sentences. Decoda's Aliza Dhungana and Leona Gadsby on International Literacy Day.

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SEPT. 7, 2016 Living wage in Quesnel. Talk about sexting.

Bob Simpson, the mayor of Quesnel, and Val Litwin, CEO of the B.C. Chamber of Commerce, on municipalities adopting a living wage policy. Saleema Noon, co-author of Talk Sex Today: What Kids Need to Know and How Adults Can Teach Them, on sexting.

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SEPT. 6, 2016 Dr. Brian Day's court case. Illegal dumping.

B.C. Health Coalition's Andrew Longhurst, Fraser Institute's Bacchus Barua on Dr. Brian Day's court case. The Recycling Council of B.C.'s Brock Macdonald, the Okanagan Forest Task Force's Kane Blake, the City of Surrey's Rob Costanzo on illegal dumping.

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