BC Today from CBC Radio British Columbia show

BC Today from CBC Radio British Columbia

Summary: 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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 SEPT. 5, 2018 Lawsuit launched to protect southern resident orca | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:50:40

Dyna Tuytel, a staff lawyer at Ecojustice, and Andrew Trites, director of the Marine Mammal Research Unit at the University of British Columbia.

 SEPT. 4, 2018 Back to school: Improvements and advice | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:50:25

Glen Hansman, president of the B.C. Teachers' Federation, Neha Shivhare, a visiting scholar at Simon Fraser University's Faculty of Education, and Ann Douglas, a regular CBC weekend parenting columinst and author of Parenting Through the Storm: How to Handle the Highs, the Lows and Everything in Between.

 AUGUST 31, North American Free Trade Agreement, deal or no deal? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:48:20

Professor of international trade at the Sauder School of Business with the University of British Columbia, Keith Head, B.C. Dairy Association Chairman and Vancouver Island-based dairy farmer, Dave Taylor, Managing Director of the Macdonald-Laurier Institute, Brian Lee Crowley.

 AUGUST 30 Federal Court of Appeal quashes Trans Mountain pipeline project | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:51:12

Canadian lawyer and the author of Native Law, Jack Woodward, manager of the Sacred Trust, Reuben George, Chief of the Whispering of Pines First Nation, Mike LeBourdais, president of the Progressive Contractors Association of Canada, Paul de Jong, West Coast Environmental Law staff lawyer, Eugene Kung.

 AUGUST 29, 2018 Opioid lawsuit | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:50:49

The British Columbia government is suing drug companies to recoup costs related to the opioid overdose crisis. Minister for Mental Health and Addictions, Judy Darcy, director of the Canadian Drug Policy Coalition at SFU, Donald Macpherson, CBC reporter Yvette Brend, lawyer and lecturer of drug policy at the University of Ottawa.

 AUG. 28, 2018 Canada and the NAFTA negotiations | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:50:47

James Brander, an economics professor at the University of British Columbia's Sauder School of Business, and Dan Baxter, the policy director for the B.C. Chamber of Commerce.

 AUGUST 27, 2018 Wildfire Prevention | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:51:09

Co-author, of "Addressing the New Normal: 21st Century Disaster Management in British Columbia", George Abbott, Director of Professional Practice & Forest Stewardship with the Association of B.C. Forest Professionals, Michael Larock, Fire ecologist with R.W. Gray Consulting, Robert W Gray.

 AUGUST 24, 2018 Campfire bans during B.C. wildfire seasons. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:50:44

CBC producer and columnist Ash Kelly, Mt. Waddington's Outdoors, Sam Waddington, Fire Information Officer with the BC Wildfire Service, Kyla Fraser.

 AUGUST 23, 2018 Brain Minter takes all your garden questions | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:53:29

Brian Minter of Minter Country Garden in Chilliwack takes questions from across British Columbia about gardening.

 August 22, The politics behind B.C.'s wildfire crisis | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:50:23

Professor of political science at the University of British Columbia, Kathryn Harrison, associate professor of political science at the University of the Fraser Valley, Hamish Telford, sociology professor with the University of British Columbia, David Tindall.

 AUGUST 21 2018 Thousands are under evacuation orders or alerts, but some are refusing to leave. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:50:24

Fraser Lake resident, Kim Watt-Senner, assistant deputy minister of emergency management B.C., Chris Duffy, retired fire researcher with the Canadian Forest Service, Timothy Lynham.

 August 20, Impacts of smoke on mental and physical health | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:50:09

CBC reporter Andrew Kurjata, executive director, Canadian Mental Health Association, Julia Payson, respirologist at St. Paul's Hospital and the director for the Heart and Lung Innovation Center, Don Sin, Provincial Health Officer, Ministry of Health, Bonnie Henry.

 August 17, B.C.'s ongoing wildfire crisis | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:47:34

B.C. Chief Fire Information Officer Kevin Skrepnek, mayor of Kimberly Don McCormick, Chilliwack fire ecologist Robert Gray, Nadleh Emergency Operations Center information lead, Miranda Louie, CBC reporter Wil Fundal.

 August 17, 2018 - B.C.'s ongoing wildfire crisis | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:54:44

BC's Chief Fire Information Officer, Kevin Skrepnek, Fire ecologist Robert Gray, Don McCormick, Mayor of Kimberley, Communications Representative with the Emergency Operations Center based in Nadleh, Miranda Louie, and CBC Reporter Will Fundal.

 AUGUST 16, 2018 Camp Cloud excavated, protesters arrested | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:50:59

CBC reporter Yvette Brend, B.C. environmentalist Tzeporah Berman, former police accountability lawyer Doug King, former commanding officer, crowd control unit, Vancouver Police Department, Kash Heed and executive director of Resource Works Society, Stewart Muir.


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