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BC Today with Michelle Eliot

BC Today is where British Columbians connect on issues facing their lives and their community. Every week day at noon PT and 1pm MT, BC Today host Michelle Eliot delves into the top story for the province.

  • 51:41
    A new company calling itself Vancouver's first legally compliant ride-hailing app was announced today. Ian Tostenson, the spokesperson for Ridesharing Now BC coalition and Garland Chow transportation economist with UBC's Sauder School of Business and emeritus associate professor, weigh in. Mario Canseco, the president of Research Co and Ed Henderson, the former vice-president of Vancouver Musicians' Association on paying for music.
    Mar 22, 2019
  • 49:52
    Public versus private auto insurance with Vice-president of the Insurance Bureau of Canada, Aaron Sutherland and retired senior B.C. civil servant, who has written extensively about ICBC at bcpolicyperspectives.com, Richard McCandless. Hydraulic fracturing report with CBC reporter Betsy Trumpener, Research Scientist at Geological Survey of Canada, Honn Kao and Senior science and policy advisor with the David Suzuki Foundation, John Werring.
    Mar 21, 2019
  • 49:46
    A recent B-C Supreme Court case clarifies what constitutes distracted driving. Vice President of Parachute Canada, Pamela Fuselli and criminal lawyer, Kyla Lee, weigh in.
    Mar 20, 2019
  • 51:11
    Tom Davidoff, an associate professor and director of the University of British Columbia's Centre for Urban Economics and Real Estate. Paulette Senior, CEO of the Canadian Women's Foundation, and Fatima Cader, a lawyer based in Toronto.
    Mar 19, 2019
  • 50:11
    Hamish Telford on British Columbia's Court of Appeal arguments in the battle for jurisdictional power in the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. A five-day hearing is now underway. And Quincey Kirschner on safe spring break for the kids.
    Mar 18, 2019
  • 52:39
    Hasan Alam with the Islamophobia Legal Assistance Hotline on how we should we tackle Islamophobia and hate crimes. At least 49 people were killed in the shootings at two mosques in New Zealand. Brian Minster on the importance of pollinators.
    Mar 15, 2019
  • 49:37
    Matthew Klippenstein, an electric vehicle industry analyst and EV advisor for Plug In B.C. Dr. Cheryl Fraser, registered psychologist, relationship expert, and author of Buddha's Bedroom: The Mindful Loving Path to Sexual Passion and Lifelong Intimacy.
    Mar 14, 2019
  • 50:35
    David Gillen, professor and Director of the Centre for Transportation Studies at the University of British Columbia's Sauder School of Business. Molly McCracken, admissions editor with Kira Talent, a company that works with post-secondary admissions to create a fraud-free admissions process.
    Mar 13, 2019
  • 50:19
    Ian Landy, the principal of Edgehill Elementary in Powell River who blogs about technology in schools. Dr. Harpreet Singh Dhillon, a dentist at Strive Dental in Surrey, Jocelyn Johnston, executive director of the B.C. Dental Association, and Dr. Mario Brondani, president of the Canadian Association of Public Health Dentistry, and associate professor of Dentistry and director of the Dental Public Health graduate program at the University of British Columbia.
    Mar 12, 2019
  • 50:32
    Dr. Charles Samuels, president of the Canadian Sleep Society and medical director of the Centre for Sleep and Human Performance in Calgary
    Mar 11, 2019
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