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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 MAY 17, 2018. The pipeline feud continues. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:52:13

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.

 MAY 16, 2018. Should plastic straws be banned? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:52:13

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

 MAY 15, 2018. Restricting home sizes on agricultural land. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:51:48

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.

 MAY 14, 2018 Flood preparation. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:52:36

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.

 MAY 9, 2018. One year after the election. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:52:27

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.

 MAY 10, 2018 Master gardener Brian Minter. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:53:43

Master gardener Brian Minter offers advice and gardening expertise.

 MAY 8, 2018 Adapting to weather events and climate change. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:52:07

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.

 MAY 7, 2018. Housing affordability measures: Helping or hurting? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:49:12

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.

 MAY 04, 2018. Flooding. Camping reservations. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:52:07

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.

 MAY 3, 2018. Nurses and PTSD treatment access. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:52:03

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.

 MAY 2, 2018. CCTV and privacy. The power of kindness. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:52:16

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.

 MAY 1, 2018. Proposed school tax. Vancouver Folk Music Festival. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:52:10

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.

 APR. 30, 2018 Gas prices and pipelines. B.C. tech industry. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:48:41

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.

 APRIL 27, 2018. Korean peace declaration. One-on-one counselling and therapist-client relationships. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:52:48

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.

 APRIL 26, 2018. Kinder Morgan pipeline reference case. Master gardener Brian Minter. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:52:16

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.


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