In this week's podcast, Michael Smyth talks about the Christy Clark government's controversial 25-year tax deal with the LNG industry. His guests are NDP jobs critic Shane Simpson and Liberal parliamentary secretary for jobs Greg Kyllo.
This week's podcast looks at the challenges facing Premier Christy Clark as she slumps in the opinion polls. Will Clark call a public inquiry into the scandal around eight fired prescription-drug researchers?
Province Columnist Michael Smyth talks about the spring session of the B.C. legislature, which wrapped up Thursday. You'll hear from NDP leader John Horgan, Liberal house leader Mike de Jong and Global TV bureau chief Keith Baldrey.
Why has it taken 23 years to negotiate just four treaties with B.C. First Nations at a cost of over $600 million? Host Michael Smyth interviews John Rustad, the B.C. minister of aboriginal relations and reconciliation, and NDP MLA Scott Fraser.
Host Michael Smyth welcomes Keith Baldrey, legislative bureau chief for Global TV as they discuss the hot topics in B.C. politics including liquor sales in grocery stores, workplace privacy rights, a controversial education bill and the transit plebiscite.
This week's podcast focuses on divisions inside the business community in the Metro Vancouver Transit Tax Plebiscite. Province political columnist interviews two guests: Laura Jones from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (opposes the transit tax) and Iain Black, president of the Vancouver Board of Trade (supports the transit tax).
In The House host Michael Smyth sits down in the BC legislative building in Victoria with Jordan Bateman, BC director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation. Topics include the upcoming transit tax plebiscite and the recent situation with Translink's CEO.
Michael Smyth talks with Green Party MLA Andrew Weaver about the legislative session, his feud with the NDP, Premier Christy Clark's yet-to-be-delivered LNG miracle and trophy hunting for grizzly bears.
Join host Michael Smyth and guest Keith Baldry as they discuss hot topics in B.C. politics: the looming legislative session, the Metro Vancouver transit-tax referendum, the battle between NDP MLAs Jenny Kwan and Mable Elmore and much more.