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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

MAY 24, 2018. Master gardener Brian Minter.

5/24/2018
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Master gardener Brian Minter is here to offer advice and expertise.

Duration:00:51:29

MAY 23, 2018. Who will win the pipeline fight?

5/23/2018
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Nigel Bankes, law professor and chair of natural resources law at the University of Calgary, Bob Chamberlin, Vice-President of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs, Laura Jones, Executive Vice-President of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business.

Duration:00:51:44

MAY 22, 2018 B.C. and a national pharmacare plan.

5/22/2018
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Steve Morgan, professor at UBC School of Population and Public Health, Thy Dinh, director of health economics at the Conference Board of Canada, Adrian Dix, British Columbia's health minister, and Chris MacLeod, chair of the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Treatment Society in Toronto.

Duration:00:50:56

MAY 17, 2018. The pipeline feud continues.

5/18/2018
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David Moscrop, SFU political scientist, Zain Velji, political strategist with Northweather, Eric Adams, University of Alberta law professor, Eugene Kung, Staff Lawyer at West Coast Environmental Law, on what the next steps are for the Kinder Morgan pipeline.

Duration:00:52:12

MAY 18, 2018. Flooding, camping and royals watching...What is on your mind for the Victoria Day weekend?

5/18/2018
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CBC meteorologist Johanna Wagstaffe, CBC reporters Bob Keating and Brady Strachan, and Bob Kronbauer, editor-in-chief of Vancouver is Awesome on planning your long weekend.

Duration:00:52:13

MAY 16, 2018. Should plastic straws be banned?

5/16/2018
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Peter Ross, vice-president of research for Ocean Wise, Jennifer Provencher, post-doctoral fellow at Acadia University, and James Hicks, national coordinator of the Council of Canadians with Disabilities, on the pros and cons of banning plastic straws

Duration:00:52:13

MAY 15, 2018. Restricting home sizes on agricultural land.

5/15/2018
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Mayor of Richmond Malcolm Brodie, former chair of the Agricultural Land Commission Frank Leonard, Gunraj Gill, spokesperson Farmland Owners Association, Adam Olsen, Green Party MLA for Saanich North and the party's agricultural critic, and David Connell, associate professor at the University of Northern British Columbia with a focus in agricultural land protection, on protecting B.C.'s agricultural land reserve.

Duration:00:51:47

MAY 14, 2018 Flood preparation.

5/14/2018
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Flooding risks and preparation with Merritt resident Eleanor Ware, Jason Thistlethwaite, senior fellow for the Centre for International Governance Innovation and author of Buyer Beware: Evaluation Property Disclosure as a Tool to Support Flood Risk, Daylon Chmelyk, mitigation manager with property-restoration firm Stutters DKI and Kelowna resident Kris Stewart on flood preparation.

Duration:00:52:36

MAY 9, 2018. One year after the election.

5/11/2018
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Finance Minister Carole James, Liberal MLA for Peace River South Mike Bernier, and deputy Green Party leader Sonia Furstenau, University of the Fraser Valley political science professor Hamish Telford, Shachi Kurl, executive director of the Angus Reid Institute.

Duration:00:52:26

MAY 10, 2018 Master gardener Brian Minter.

5/10/2018
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Master gardener Brian Minter offers advice and gardening expertise.

Duration:00:53:43

MAY 8, 2018 Adapting to weather events and climate change.

5/8/2018
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CBC reporter Tina Lovgreen, Deborah Harford, executive director of the Adaptation to Climate Change Team at Simon Fraser University and member of the Environment and Climate Change Canada Expert Panel on Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Results, and Matt Horne, climate policy manager at the City of Vancouver on adapting to weather events and the impacts of climate change.

Duration:00:52:07

MAY 7, 2018. Housing affordability measures: Helping or hurting?

5/7/2018
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Andy Yan, director of Simon Fraser University's City program, Cathleen Soucie, a Realtor in Fort Nelson, and Jon Stovell, chair of the Urban Development Institute.

Duration:00:49:12

MAY 04, 2018. Flooding. Camping reservations.

5/4/2018
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CBC meteorologist Johanna Wagstaffe and Chris Duffy, executive director for Emergency Management B.C., on flooding predictions and preparation. Sam Waddington, owner of Mt. Waddington Outdoors, on camping reservations and tips for successful camping this summer.

Duration:00:52:07

MAY 3, 2018. Nurses and PTSD treatment access.

5/3/2018
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Christine Sorensen, president of the B.C. Nurses Union, Tania Dick, president of the Association of Registered Nurses of B.C., Bernie Pauly, nursing professor at University of Victoria and scientist with the Canadian Institute for Substance Abuse Research, and Elizabeth Saewyc, director of UBC School of Nursing on access to PTSD support for nurses.

Duration:00:52:02

MAY 2, 2018. CCTV and privacy. The power of kindness.

5/2/2018
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B.C. Civil Liberties policy director Micheal Vonn and Vancouver city councillor George Affleck on camera surveillance and personal privacy. Dr. Brian Goldman on the power and importance of kindness.

Duration:00:52:15

MAY 1, 2018. Proposed school tax. Vancouver Folk Music Festival.

5/1/2018
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Rhys Kesselman, professor emeritus at SFU School of Public Policy and First Shaughnessy homeowner Jonathan Rubenstein on the proposed provincial school tax. Debbi Salmonsen, artistic director of the Vancouver Folk Music Festival and Gary Cristall, festival co-founder, on festival memories and this year's shows.

Duration:00:52:10

APR. 30, 2018 Gas prices and pipelines. B.C. tech industry.

4/30/2018
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Anthony Perl, an urban studies and political science at Simon Fraser University, and Michael Ervin, senior vice-president of the Kent Group petroleum consulting company, on gas prices and the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Zahra Premji, a CBC reporter, Bruce Ralston, B.C.'s minister of jobs, trade and technology, and James Raymond, manager of research and analysis for the Vancouver Economic Commission, on B.C.'s tech industry.

Duration:00:48:40

APRIL 27, 2018. Korean peace declaration. One-on-one counselling and therapist-client relationships.

4/27/2018
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Jack Cha, former chair C3 Korean Canadian Society and Donald Baker, director of the UBC Centre for Korean Research, on North and South Korean relations and pending peace. CBC producer Jodie Martinson, and registered clinical counsellor Hillary McBride on mental health, seeking help, and revealing one-on-one counselling sessions in the new CBC podcast, Other People's Problems.

Duration:00:52:47

APRIL 26, 2018. Kinder Morgan pipeline reference case. Master gardener Brian Minter.

4/26/2018
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Kathryn Harrison, UBC political science professor, Kenneth Green, senior director of the Centre for Natural Resource Studies at the Fraser Institute, and Bruce Hollebone, chemist with Environment and Climate Change Canada on the Kinder Morgan pipeline reference case. Master gardener Brian Minter.

Duration:00:52:16

APRIL 25, 2018. Gas prices. Living wages.

4/25/2018
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CBC story producer Rohit Joseph and Dan McTeague, senior petroleum analyst at Gas Buddy, on gas prices. Deanna Ogle, campaign organizer with Living Wage for Families and Val Litwin, CEO of the B.C. Chamber of Commerce, on living wages.

Duration:00:52:00

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