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January 18, 2017 - Mayor Hepner on lightrail
Light Rail transit in Surrey is one step closer to reality with the announcement that public consultation for the line will begin next week. We speak with Surrey mayor Linda Hepner.
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January 17, 2017 - City panelists on Mayor Robertson
Does Vancouver's mayor have a P-R problem? We convene our Civic Affairs Panel to talk about Gregor's recent lack of visibility.
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January 16, 2016 - Mayor poll
Mayor Gregor Robertson has the lowest approval rating of mayors in 10 major Canadian cities, according to a new poll. We speak to David Valentin, Executive Vice President of Mainstreet Research.
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January 13, 2017 - Trans Mountain
M-P for Burnaby South, Kennedy Stewart, on his reaction to the provincial approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline project.
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January 12, 2017 - Environment Minister
B.C. Environment Minister Mary Polak on her government's decision to green light the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.
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January 11, 2017 - Pain Medications
Maria Hudspith, the executive director of Pain BC, on new rules that in some cases mean doctors can face penalties for prescribing opiods.
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January 10, 2017 - Doctors and Opiods
Dr. Ian Mitchell, a family doctor in Delta, has been a vocal opponent of new drugs rules that make it more difficult for doctors to prescribe opiod pain killers. Hear his conversation with Rick Cluff.
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January 9, 2017 - South Sudan
War continues in South Sudan and officials are warning the country is on the verge of unprecedented levels of famine. Hear a former UNICEF spokesperson who has recently returned from the country.
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January 6, 2017 - Tom Gunton reaction to David Black on pipeline
As BC billionaire David Black keeps his quest alive to build an oil refinery on B.C.'s north coast, at least one economist says it's less likely than ever that the project moves ahead. We speak with Tom Gunton.
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January 5, 2017 - David Black on pipeline
Media magnate David Black is doubling down on his opposition to Kinder Morgan's TransMountain pipeline as he continues his quest to build a large oil refinery on BC's north coast. We speak to him about his pipeline concerns.
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January 4, 2017
We take a look at how intergenerational trauma among indigenous populations can often be missed in the health care system and how that can lead to negative health outcomes with Dr. Evan Adams.
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January 3, 2017 - CEO salary report
If you are one of Canada's top 100 highest paid CEOs, you will have earned by lunchtime as much as the average Canadian makes in one year. A new report says that this is a problem that should be fixed. We speak with report author Hugh Mackenzie.
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December 30, 2016 - crash survivor Michael Walker
We speak to Northern Alberta man Michael Walker's incredible tale of survival after his vehicle went off the road on Christmas Day
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December 29, 2016 - VANDU's Hugh Lampkin on fentanyl
We speak with Hugh Lampkin with VANDU for a look at the ongoing fentanyl crisis that has claimed more than 750 people this year alone.
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December 28, 2016 - NDP MP Peter Julian
Local NDP MP Peter Julian has tabled a private member's bill to help foriegn nationals with human right's violations.
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December 21, 2016 - MP Terry Beech
Nowhere was the Kinder Morgan Expansion more contentious than in Burnaby. Liberal MP Terry Beech said his riding was staunchly against the pipeline. Now that it's federally approved, what's next?
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December 20, 2016 - Attack in Germany
Reaction to the tragedy at a Christmas market in Germany, and the assassination of a Russian diplomat in Turkey. We speak with Chris Erickson, a political scientist at the University of British Columbia.
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December 19, 2016 - First home buyers
The province's new first-time home-buyers loan hopes to help people cover their down payment. But is that the best way to tackle the lack of affordable housing on the lower mainland? We speak to Nathan Lauster, a sociologist at UBC.
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December 16, 2016 - David Eby on home loan
The NDP says BC's new loan for first-time homebuyers is shortsighted and doesn't target the real problem. We speak with David Eby, NDP party spokesperson.
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December 15, 2016 - Dr McNestry fentanyl reaction
Sam Sullivan says that strict prescription rules for doctors are making the fentanyl crisis worse. We get the response from Dr. Ailve McNestry with the college's deputy registrar in charge of drug programs.
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December 14, 2016 - Child poverty numbers
Our BC Liberal political insider Colin Hansen questions the numbers that say one in five kids in B.C. are living in poverty. We hear from UBC professor Margot Young, who says the numbers are real and it's time for a change.
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December 13, 2016 - Portland tax
Canadian CEOs earn about 184 times more than their employees. We hear about a new tax in Portland that punishes exorbitant CEO salaries and takes aim at income inequality.
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December 12, 2016 - David Suzuki on pipeline
David Suzuki says the Kinder Morgan expansion does not make sense. Environmentally or economically. He joins us in Studio 10 with his thoughts.
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December 9, 2016 - Health Minister Lake on overdose prevention sites
The province is opening several 'overdose prevention sites' in response to the overdose crisis, but what it is doing for paramedics and drug treatment? We speak with BC Health Minister Terry Lake.
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December 8, 2016 - overdose forum
As the City of Vancouver considers a tax hike to address the fentanyl overdose crisis, we hear about tonight's public forum at city hall with Mary Clare Zak, managing director of the City of Vancouver's Social Policy and Project Division.
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December 7, 2016 - Transmountain and tourism
What do tourism industry leaders think about the approval of Kinder Morgan's TransMountain pipeline? We find out when we hear from Tourism Vancouver and the Wilderness Tourism Association of BC.
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December 6, 2016 - Alberta Premier Rachel Notley in studio
Why should British Columbians support the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline? Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is in BC to make her case and we speak with her in Studio 10.
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December 5, 2016 - BoT's Iain Black on pipeline
Right now Canada's export oil is 'held captive' by our only customer - the United States, according to Iain Black, CEO of the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade.
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December 1, 2016 - World AIDS Day
Today is World AIDS Day. We meet Heidi, who is HIV-positive about her role in a Vancouver photography project designed to reduce stigma around the disease.
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November 30, 2016 - Minister Marc Garneau on pipeline announcement
Marc Garneau, Canada's minister of transport, joins us in the studio to explain his government's decision to approve the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, and reject Northern Gateway.
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November 29, 2016 - Aquarium CEO John Nightingale
Two beluga whales have died in the last two weeks at the Vancouver Aquarium and the city's park board chair says it's time to ask the public whether they support whales in captivity at the aquarium. We speak with Aquarium CEO, John Nightingale.
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November 28, 2016 - Premier Clark on fentanyl
BC's province-wide opioid overdose crisis has got the attention of the federal government and prompted China to help crack down on the flow of the deadly drug. We speak to Premier Christy Clark.
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November 25, 2016 - China and fentanyl
Two milligrams of fentanyl is enough to cause an overdose, or death, and the drug is sold online and shipped in the mail. We hear about a new agreement between the RCMP and officials in China, to stop the trade of the drug.
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November 24, 2016 - Adrian Dix on ICBC
ICBC rates could shoot up by as much as 42 per cent over the next five years. We hear from NDP ICBC critic Adrian Dix.
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November 23, 2016 - Carfentanil in Vancouver
Ten milligrams of the animal anesthetic carfentanil is enough to sedate and even kill an elephant. The drug has just been identified from a seizure in the Downtown Eastside earlier this fall. What is it and why is Vancouver Coastal Health worried?
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November 22, 2016 - Minister Jean-Yves Duclos on housing
A new National Housing Strategy is in the works, and today Canadians will get a first glimpse of what it might look like. We speak with Federal Minister Jean-Yves Duclos who is in charge of the project.
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November 21, 2016 - Pussy Riot
Famed Russian political punk band Pussy Riot is in town for an event at the Rickshaw Theatre tonight. Band member Masha Alyokhina joins us in studio to discuss Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, and political resistance in the face of oppression
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November 18, 2016 - Aquarium beluga death
A day after Qila the beluga dies suddenly, her mother is showing the same symptoms. We speak with president of the Vancouver Aquarium, John Nightingale.
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November 17, 2016 - Dr Kendall on OD deaths
The Premier and Minister of Health are in Ottawa today to look for help in fighting illicit drug deaths. We speak with BC health officer Dr. Perry Kendall.
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November 16, 2016 - Aboriginal ceremony in school
A legal battle has started over the question of whether a traditional First Nations ritual is a cultural practice, or a religious ceremony. We speak to John Carpay with the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms.
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November 15, 2016 - Hunger count
Foodbank use continues to rise in this province and children make up one-third of foodbank users. That's according to the 2016 Hunger Count report from Food Banks Canada. We speak with Laura Lansink, Executive Director of Food Banks BC.
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November 14, 2016 - Minister Shirley Bond on jobs and LNG
As BC gears up for an election in six months, we speak to Labour Minister Shirley Bond about her vision for the future of jobs in BC.
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November 11, 2016 - Remembrance Day ceremony
We will remember them. We reflect in the sacrifices of Canada's veterans, ahead of today's ceremonies with Corporal James Alexander and Cam Cathcart.
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November 10, 2016 - Minister of Health Jane Philpott
Victoria, Kelowna, Kamloops and Surrey want one. And Vancouver wants two additional safe injection sites. We are joined by Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott to talk about about the overdose crisis, and the opening of new sites under Bill C2.
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November 9, 2016 - US panel reaction to President-elect Trump
Around 90 thousand Americans live in the Lower Mainland. We speak to our US election panelists Mike Meneer and Jeff Peterson about last night's election results, and what that means for the future of their respective parties.
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November 8, 2016 - US election panel
We convene a panel for our US election coverage James Moore, Shachi Kurl and NDP campaign director Gerry Scott.
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November 7, 2016 - Mike Harcourt on Site C
The keynote speaker at the annual 'Generate' clean energy conference may generate some controversy. Former BC Premier Mike Harcourt says the Site C Dam project is an 'environmental disaster and he's pushing for alternatives.
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November 4, 2016 - Abbotsford parents on school safety
Many parents and students in Abbotsford are still struggling to cope with the double-stabbing and death of an Abbotsford Secondary School student. We speak with two parents who are both concerned about how children and the wider community will recover.
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November 3, 2016 - Earthquake early warning
Yesterday the government put out a call for interest to put in a province-wide early earthquake warning system. We speak to Andrew Weir-Jones, the operations manager for the engineering firm, the Weir-Jones Group.
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Joe Sacco, award-winning graphic journalist.
Graphic novelist Joe Sacco on how cartoons can tell the stories photojournalists sometimes can't.
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November 2, 2016 - Glen Hansman on BCTF
The Qualicum school board on Vancouver Island has voted to boycott a visit from education minister Mike Bernier, following the province's decision to fire Vancouver's elected school trustees. We speak with BC Teachers' Federation president Glen Hansman.
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New biography celebrates radio DJ Red Robinson.
Red Robinson's career in radio spans six decades. A new biography shares some of his best stories over the years.
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November 1, 2016 - Fort Mac fire anniversary
It's been six months since the fire that caused 80-thousand people to flee Fort McMurray sparked. We speak to Stephanie Shannon, one of those evacuated.
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October 31, 2016 - UBC sex assault policy
UBC has wrapped up its fall consultations on a new sexual assault prevention and response policy. We speak with Louise Cowin, UBC's Vice President of Students.
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October 28, 2016 - new BC senator Yuen Pau Woo
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau named nine new senators to the Red Chamber, and one of them is from BC. We speak with Yuen Pau Woo, President of HQ Vancouver.
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October 27, 2016 - Hanjin Scarlet vessel docking
Imprisoned at sea: after nearly 2 months, 25 miles off the BC coast the crew of the Hanjin Scarlet vessel will come ashore in Vancouver today. However, the long-term picture for the crew, and the company, is still in muddy waters.
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October 26, 2016 - Andrew Weaver on oil spill
Crews are still scrambling in an effort to contain the damage of the diesel spill on BC's central coast. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver says this province's oil spill response regime is not only less than 'world class', it's not even adequate.
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October 25, 2016 - Youth suicide
We speak with Clinical psychiatrist Carl Wiebe, who says Minister Stephanie Cadieux is misleading the public about services for vulnerable youth in her response to the death of Nick Lang.
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October 24, 2016 - Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond
Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond is set to step down after ten years as BC's representative for children and youth. We sit down with her to discuss her time in the position and the plight of children in care of the government.
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October 21, 2016 - Stephanie Cadieux
Minister of Children and Family Development, Stephanie Cadieux, responds to the story of Nick Lang who died only six days into a stay in a youth justice program.
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October 20, 2016 - US debate panel
It certainly was a debate to remember last night - we reconvene our US panel to discuss Donald Trump vs Hillary Clinton.
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