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LGBTQ and Ethnicity: A minority within a minority08/01/14
Youth panel on LGBTQ and ethnicity for Pride and Prejudice series
Aug 1, 2014 - Aquarium CEO John Nightingale on decision
Dolphins and whales will stay at the Vancouver Aquarium, but the Park Board voted against almost all cetacean breeding. We speak with Aquarium CEO John Nightingale.
July 31, 2014 - Mr Big ruling
A Supreme Court of Canada ruling questioning the reliability of 'Mr. Big' stings. The BC Civil Liberties intervened in the case and we speak with their lawyer Michael Feder.
July 30, 2014 - Pride and Prejudice series
This week we've been looking at the Pride and Prejudice faced by LGBTQ people of colour and today we will hear from two young folks from a East Asian and South Asian background and hear their experiences coming out to family.
July 29, 2014 - Translink review
Translink has hired the former head of GO Transit in Toronto to review its response to two recent skytrain shutdowns following criticism it failed to communicate with customers. We speak with Gary McNeil.
July 28, 2014 - Aquarium debate
The debate over keeping whales and dolphins in captivity continues today. We speak with Niki Sharma, Vision Vancouver Park Boad Commissioner.
July 25, 2014 - Minister James Moore on free trade
We speak to Federal Industry Minister James Moore, who wants to promote better inter-provincial trade and ask about his plans to accomplish that without hurting local industries that could buckle under increased competition from outside.
July 24, 2014 - Air Algerie Flight AH5017
Air Algerie Flight AH5017 crashes with 116 onboard, including five Canadians. We speak with Elvis Cepus, an aviation forensic engineer with RJ Waldron and Company in Richmond.
July 23, 2014 - Government archive backlog
'Acres of archives' without a home.. that's how B-C's privacy commissioner Elizabeth Denham describes the government's backlog in filing official documents. We get a response from the B.C. Minister of Technology, Andrew Wilkinson.
July 22, 2014 - Minister Amrik Virk on compensation
NDP's advanced education critic David Eby says the Minister of Advanced Education Amrik Virk is hiding the rules when it comes to salary caps for university executives, and we speak to Minister Virk.
July 21, 2014 - Teachers dispute update
With no sign of progress in the BC teacher's dispute it's looking more and more like the strike will drag into the fall. We speak with BCTF President Jim Iker and BC's Education Minister Peter Fassbender.
July 18, 2014 - Minister Thomson on BC fires
Shaking the burning money tree: we speak to Steve Thomson, Minister of Forests on why the province doesn't budget for wildfires.
Kinder Morgan vs Burnaby Mountain
Kinder Morgan has chosen a path through Burnaby Mountain as their preferred route for the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. We speak with geologist John Clague about what the implications of that route might be.
July 16, 2014 - Search and Rescue theft
For the fourth time this summer, North Shore Rescue has had one of its caches of emergency equipment looted. We speak to Mike Danks, North Shore Rescue team leader.
July 15, 2014 - NPA mayoral candidate Kirk LaPointe
In a move that surprised no one who follows municipal politics, the NPA has named a veteran journalist its mayoral candidate and we speak to him - Kirk LaPointe.
July 14, 2014 - First Nations Title
A lawyer specializing in aboriginal law and the energy sector says reaction to recent Supreme Court of Canada decisions on aborignal title are being overblown. We speak to Robin Junger, a lawyer specializing in aboriginal law and the energy sector.
July 11, 2014 - Steelhead LNG consults with First Nations
Learning from Enbridge's mistakes: Steelhead LNG wants to build a huge export facility on Vancouver Island, so one of the first things it did was contact local First Nations. We speak to company CEO Nigel Kuzemko.
July 10, 2014 - BC hydro and Site C dam
The Mayor of Hudson's Hope says there are economically viable alternatives to the site C dam. BC Hydro still says the province needs the proposed mega-project. We speak to Dave Conway, Community Relations Manager for the Site C Clean Energy Project.
July 9, 2014 - BC wildfires
BC's wildfire season has started with a big wildfire southeast of Tumbler Ridge. We speak to Brian Simpson, executive director of the BC Wildfire Management Branch.
July 8, 2014 - Selling legal pot in Bellingham
They've got high hopes to cash in big on marijuana - we speak to John Evich, who is set to open up one of the first legal pot dealerships just across the border in Washington.
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