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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 in a vibrant, interactive hour of conversation, in which listeners are invited to have their say on the open line and on social media.

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 in a vibrant, interactive hour of conversation, in which listeners are invited to have their say on the open line and on social media.
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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 in a vibrant, interactive hour of conversation, in which listeners are invited to have their say on the open line and on social media.

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B.C. Almanac, Box 4600 Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 4A2 (604) 669-3733


Episodes

JAN. 18, 2019 Fighting organized crime. Scams.

1/18/2019
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Rob Gordon, a professor of criminology at Simon Fraser University. Karla Davis, manager of community and public Relations at the Better Business Bureau serving Mainland British Columbia.

Duration:00:49:51

JAN. 17, 2019 Speculation tax exemption process. Planetary health diet.

1/17/2019
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Tom Davidoff, an associate professor at the University of British Columbia's Sauder School of Business. Desiree Nielsen, a registered dietitian in Vancouver and author of Unjunk your Diet: How to Shop, Cook, and Eat to Fight Inflammation and Feel Better Forever, and Andrew Mente, a nutritional epidemiology researcher at McMaster University.

Duration:00:50:23

JAN. 16, 2018 Karen Wang. Gardener Brian Minter.

1/16/2019
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Tanya Fletcher, a CBC reporter, Shachi Kurl, executive director of the Angus Reid Institute, and Sanjay Jeram, a senior political science lecturer at Simon Fraser University. Master Gardener Brian Minter, owner of Minter Country Garden in Chilliwack.

Duration:00:50:34

JAN. 15, 2019 Svend Robinson returns? Canada and China's travel advisories.

1/15/2019
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Hamish Telford, associate professor of political science at the University of the Fraser Valley, and Svend Robinson, NDP candidate for the federal riding of Burnaby North-Seymour. Charles Burton, professor of Canada-China relations at Brock University and a former diplomat to China.

Duration:00:50:33

Jan. 14, 2019. Schellenberg sentencing.Retirement planning.

1/14/2019
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Michael Byers, Canada Research Chair in Global Politics and International Law, on Robert Schellenberg sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling. CBC personal finance columnist Mark Ting and Richa Hingorani, senior director of digital strategy, on saving for retirement.

Duration:01:45:55

JAN. 11, 2019 Protests in B.C. Breast cancer screening.

1/11/2019
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David Tindall, a professor of sociology at the University of British Columbia, who studies protest movements. Dr. Paula Gordon, a clinical professor in the department of radiology at the University of British Columbia, and Dr. Maryam Zeineddin, a family doctor, owner of Zili Health in Vancouver, and regular women's health columnist for The Early Edition in Vancouver.

Duration:00:50:11

JAN. 10, 2019 Buying marijuana in B.C. Decluttering.

1/10/2019
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Nick Pateras, vice-president, strategy for Lift & Co., organizer of the Cannabis Business Conference and Expo in Vancouver, and Ken Christian, mayor of Kamloops. Heather Knittel, owner, Good Riddance Professional Organizing Solutions.

Duration:00:50:03

JAN. 9, 2019 Trudeau and the pipeline. Drone regulations.

1/9/2019
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Dr. Karla Tait, director of programming for the Unist'ot'en Healing Centre, Phil Germuth, mayor of Kitimat, and James Tully, professor emeritus of political science and law, with a focus on Indigenous-settler relations, at the University of Victoria. Kate Klassen, director of operations at Coastal Drone.

Duration:00:49:51

JAN. 8, 2019 Coastal GasLink. Why some kids quit sports.

1/8/2019
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Stewart Muir, executive director of Resource Works Society, and Ellis Ross, MLA for Skeena, the B.C. Liberals' natural gas and petroleum resources critic, and former councillor and chief councillor of the Haisla Nation. Jason Dorland, coach, former Olympic rower, and author of Pulling Together: A Coach's Journey to Uncover the Mindset of True Potential.

Duration:00:49:57

JAN. 7, 2019 Wet'suwet'en protest. Golden Globes.

1/7/2019
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Kate Gunn, a lawyer and associate at First Peoples Law. Lisa Christiansen, the CBC's TV on the Radio columnist.

Duration:00:49:56

JAN. 4, 2019 Dry January. Gardener Brian Minter.

1/4/2019
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Tim Stockwell, director of the Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research at the University of Victoria. Master Gardener Brian Minter, owner of Minter Country Garden in Chilliwack.

Duration:00:49:58

JAN. 3, 2019 Clothing donation bin deaths. New years resolutions

1/3/2019
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United Gospel Mission spokesperson Jeremy Hunka talks about people tragically dying in clothing donation bins. Then, parenting expert Christine Pilkington discusses new year resolutions surrounding family.

Duration:00:53:22

JAN. 2, 2019 The 2019 federal election. Property tax assessments

1/2/2019
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Michael Prince, political scientist talks federal elections. This fall, Canadians will take to the polls to elect our next federal government. Then, UBC economist Tom Davidoff joins guest host Jason D'Souza to discuss property tax assessments.

Duration:00:53:19

DEC. 28, 2018 Top B.C. news stories of 2018

12/28/2018
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CBC reporters Megan Thomas and Jesse Johnston

Duration:00:50:42

DEC. 27, 2018 Holiday stress and addictions. Winter outdoor activities.

12/27/2018
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Lorelie Rozzano, a Nanaimo-based author who has been working in mental health and addiction for 18 years. Sam Waddington, Owner of Mt. Waddington's Outdoors in Chilliwack.

Duration:00:49:53

DEC. 24, 2018 Christmas Card of the Air

12/24/2018
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Listeners share their holiday messages with loved ones around the province.

Duration:00:51:08

DEC. 21, 2018 B.C. electoral reform referendum results. Master Gardener Brian Minter.

12/21/2018
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Associate professor of political science at the University of British Columbia Gerald Baier joined CBC host Michelle Eliot to discuss the B.C. electoral reform results. Master Gardener Brian Minter of Minter Country Garden with gardening tips and last-minute plant gift ideas.

Duration:00:49:21

DEC. 20, 2018 B.C. storm. Facebook privacy concerns.

12/20/2018
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Environment Canada meteorologist Matt MacDonald, BC Ferries spokesperson Deborah Marshall, and JBS Home Improvement owner Morgan Jensen discuss the B.C. storm travel delays and preparing homes to withstand storms. Then former Ontario information and privacy commissioner, Ann Cavoukian, and author of "Work Smarter with Social Media," Alexandra Samuel, discuss Facebook privacy concerns.

Duration:00:48:49

DEC. 19, 2018 Climate Accountability, Santa Claus.

12/19/2018
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West Coast Environmental Law's Andrew Gage, and Explorers & Producers Association of Canada's (EPAC) president Tristan Goodman discuss climate accountability in the oil and gas industry. Then Santa Claus pays us a visit to take calls and wishes from children.

Duration:00:51:23

DEC. 18, 2018 New Impaired Driving Laws, Holiday Treats.

12/18/2018
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Criminal lawyer Paul Doroshenko and MADD Canada (Mothers Against Drunk Driving Canada) CEO Andrew Murie discuss the new impaired driving laws coming into effect. Then, pastry chef and owner of Vancouver pastry shop Soirette, Shobna Kannusamy, talks all about holiday treats this festive season.

Duration:00:52:08