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Countdown to municipal election day is on

10/18/2018
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Vancouver Sun columnist Dan Fumano talks with Daphne Bramham about issues surrounding the municipal election in advance of voting day.

Duration:00:29:01

Is it all about the dough?

10/1/2018
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Community concern about the loss of their local bakery and neighbourhood tranquility to retail and condo development.

Duration:00:26:14

Vancouver mayoral debate series — Part II

9/27/2018
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With the Vancouver municipal election less than a month away, the Vancouver Sun and Province invited seven leading mayoral candidates into the newsroom for a debate. To accommodate the large number of candidates, debate participants were split into two groups, based on their scheduling availability. The debate, which was moderated by Sun/Province editor-in-chief Harold Munro […]

Duration:01:51:37

Vancouver mayoral debate series — Part I

9/27/2018
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With the Vancouver municipal election less than a month away, the Vancouver Sun and Province invited seven leading mayoral candidates into the newsroom for a debate. To accommodate the large number of candidates, debate participants were split into two groups, based on their scheduling availability. The debate, which was moderated by Sun/Province editor-in-chief Harold Munro […]

Duration:01:46:20

Metro Vancouver election debates turn on density and development

9/14/2018
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City columnist Dan Fumano talks about how nine candidates of different political stripes gathered in downtown Vancouver this week to discuss the most important issue, by far, of this year’s election: housing. He also details his latest piece on the impacts of housing density if various areas around the region.

Duration:00:58:44

Public transit plans divide municipal leadership candidates

9/7/2018
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Postmedia columnist Dan Fumano speaks with reporter Jennifer Saltman about how billions of dollars in public transit funding is forcing municipal leadership candidates to take sides on the region’s transportation plan.

Duration:00:17:56

Independent candidates on the rise in Metro Vancouver municipal races

8/30/2018
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Vancouver Sun city columnist Dan Fumano speaks with pollster Mario Canseco about the rise of independent candidates and what that could mean for city councils in the fall.

Duration:00:29:07

Vancouver City Councillor George Affleck

8/9/2018
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Host Dan Fumano chats with outgoing Vancouver city councillor and local businessman George Affleck about his life in and out of politics.

Duration:00:43:22

Vancouver City Councilor Andrea Reimer

7/6/2018
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Postmedia reporter Dan Fumano chats with outgoing Vancouver City Councilor Andrea Reimer about her political career and much more.

Duration:00:56:43

Vancouver City Councillor Adriane Carr

6/28/2018
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Vancouver City councillor Adriane Carr chats with Postmedia reporter Dan Fumano about the upcoming election, her decision not to run for mayor and her thoughts on who may win.

Duration:00:35:55

New poll shows Kennedy Stewart ahead in race for Vancouver mayor’s seat

6/13/2018
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Postmedia columnist Dan Fumano sits down with noted pollster Mario Canseco. Canseco delves into his latest swath of numbers including a new finding that shows independent Kennedy Stewart is ahead of NPA nominee Ken Sim and Vision Vancouver’s Ian Campbell in the race to be Vancouver’s next mayor.

Duration:00:22:01

Dan Fumano and Gord Price talk 2018 NPA mayoral nomination

6/1/2018
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Dan Fumano speaks with former NPA coun. Gord Price about the upcoming NPA mayoral nomination.

Duration:00:43:22

How a murky company with ties to the People’s Liberation Army set up shop in B.C.

8/25/2017
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The opening of a gallery and North American headquarters here by Poly Culture was the culmination of intense behind-the-scenes courting by local politicians — especially Liberal MLA Teresa Wat, then B.C.’s international trade minister — and was hailed in government documents as a major economic win and “significant day for British Columbia in its relationship […]

Duration:00:23:56

Hearing told B.C. Liberals got donations from allegedly defrauded investors

7/25/2017
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A B.C. Securities Commission panel has heard that then-premier Christy Clark and her B.C. Liberals received $37,888 in political donations that came from investor funds for Cascade, the failed recycling scheme of prominent party supporter Paul Oei. Oei denies wrongdoing, and none of the allegations has been proven. Investigative reporter Sam Cooper joins the podcast.

Duration:00:20:46

Verdict coming in B.C. polygamy trial

7/20/2017
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On Monday, the two former bishops of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints will hear the verdict in their polygamy trial. Vancouver Sun columnist Daphne Bramham has been following the story of the polygamist community of Bountiful in southeastern British Columbia in southeastern British Columbia for 13 years.

Duration:00:06:08

In Depth: Bountiful parents to be sentenced for trafficking their 13-year-old daughter

6/29/2017
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Brandon James Blackmore, 70, and Emily Gail Blackmore, 60, have been convicted of trafficking their 13-year-old daughter. At the time, both were living in Bountiful, B.C. and were devoted to the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and its prophet, Warren Jeffs. The Blackmores will be sentenced on June 30. Vancouver Sun […]

Duration:00:12:51

Medicinal Cannabis advocate Terry Roycroft

8/27/2015
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In this, Ian Austin's final episode as host of In Depth, Terry Roycroft, President and CEO of Medicinal Cannabis Resource Centre discusses how society's view of marijuana has changed over the decades.

Duration:00:34:01

B.C.’s Water Sustainability Act

7/17/2015
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In this week's episode of In Depth we discuss government's decision to re-examine the amount of fees paid by commercial and industrial users of B.C.'s groundwater. Currently, industrial users are asked to pay $2.25 for every 1 million litres of groundwater extracted from B.C.

Duration:00:48:24

What’s Next for Translink

7/9/2015
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What¹s next for embattled transportation authority TransLink. We hear from Canadian Taxpayers' Federation B.C. Executive director Jordan Bateman who drove the bandwagon for the 'No' campaign, Premier Christy Clark, Angus Reid pollster Shachi Kurl and Province reporter Frank Luba.

Duration:00:58:28

Politician and Businessman George Affleck

7/2/2015
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Two-time NPA Vancouver Coun. George Affleck is, perhaps, Vision Vancouver’s most vocal critic. Over this four years in office he’s had to walk a line to find common ground that reflects the needs and desires of his constituents and the mandate set by governing party.

Duration:01:01:48