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March 27, 2015 - Minister of Foreign Affairs03/27/15
The federal Conservative government is asking parliament to approve an expansion of Canada's war effort in the Middle East. Rob Nicholson, Canada's minister of foreign affairs, responds.
March 26, 2015 - French ambassador Nicolas Chapuis
Paris is the site of one of the biggest climate change conferences ever later this year. We speak to Nicolas Chapuis, France's newest Ambassador to Canada about his role in a climate event taking place in Vancouver today.
March 25, 2015 - Reaction to child death in care
A BC mother is suing the ministry of children after her baby died in foster care. We speak to BC's Representative for Children Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond.
March 24, 2015 - Harper extending ISIS mission
Prime Minister Harper made his case for an extended Canadian military mission against ISIS today. We speak to Reg Whitaker, adjunct professor of political science at the University of Victoria, specializing in intelligence and security.
March 23, 2015 - NDP nominee Jenny Kwan
Jenny Kwan beat out fellow MLA Mable Elmore to become the federal NDP's new nominee for the Vancouver East riding. She joins us in the studio.
March 20, 2015 - BIL unconference
TED wraps up today in Vancouver, but if you couldn't afford to be there, you might be interested in BIL. It's free alternative on in Vancouver this weekend and we speak with co-founder Michael Cummings.
March 19, 2015 - Uber in Burnaby
Could the private car service Uber soon be coming to Burnaby? We speak with Sav Dhaliwal, Burnaby city councillor.
March 18, 2015 - Bill C-51 concerns
The Conservative government says there's a lot of misinformation floating around about its anti-terrorism Bill C-51. We speak to Carmen Cheung, senior counsel with the BC Civil Liberties Association.
March 17, 2015 - Bill C-51 debate
The new Anti-terrorism bill would give Canada's spy agency and the police the tools they need to combat the threat of terror, but does it go too far? We speak to Roxanne James, secretary for the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness.
Is Translink as wasteful as the 'No' side says it is?
The 'No' side has consistently taken aim at Translink for what it says is a lack of accountability and waste of taxpayer money. But many people, the Mayors' Council and provincial politicians included, argue Translink is efficiently run.
March 16, 2015 - Surrey shootings
There have been seven shootings in five days, and three of them happened in Newton. We speak with Kim Brickman-Pineau who lives in Newton.
March 12, 2015 - Mayor Robertson on Translink vote
Metro Vancouver mayors are hard on the campaign trail, pushing for a 'yes' vote in the upcoming transit referendum. We speak with Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson.
March 11, 2015 - Tsunami debris
It's been four years since a 8.9 magnitude earthquake hit of the northeastern coast of Japan creating a devastating tsunami. We speak to Chris Pallister, president of a group called Gulf of Alaska Keeper.
March 10, 2015 - Transit sexual assault
Sexual assault on public transit goes unreported far too often. We speak to Alexa Dredge, the co-founder of the website Harassment on TransLink, which documents anonymous accounts of sexual assault.
March 9, 2015 - Political Insiders
It's only one week until transit referendum ballots are sent out to voters across Metro Vancouver. We take a look at the provincial government's low-profile approach to the campaign with our Political Insiders.
March 6, 2015 - Transit tax oversight
The Mayors council has appointed Jimmy Pattison, to oversee funds collected by the proposed transportation tax.. if the Yes side of the referendum wins. We speak to MVB chair and Mayor of Port Coquitlam Greg Moore.
March 5, 2015 - Representation agreements
The case of Margot Bentley raises questions about personal planning. How can we make sure our wishes are honoured in these kinds of situations? We speak with lawyer Ron Usher.
March 4, 2015 - Margot Bentley's living will
A woman with stage 7 dementia is being fed in hospital despite the wishes written in her will. Her family's quest to have her will followed was rejected yesterday in court and we speak with Margot Bentley's daughter Katherine.
March 3, 2015 - CCPA Yes report
The transit referendum is a 'terrible way to make tax policy', but the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives is supporting it anyway. We speak to BC Director Seth Klein.
March 2, 2015 - Minister Bennett on Red Chris mine
Experts say a spill at Imperial Metals' Red Chris mine would be more devastating than the one at Mount Polley, so why has the provincial government issued a tailings pond permit despite an independent report revealing several environmental risks?
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