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.
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.
Alfred Hermida, director UBC Graduate School of Journalism and psychologist Vanessa Lapointe on social media and tragic events. Julie Romanowski, parenting coach and consultant, on striking a balance between safety and freedom with your kids.
B.C. SOGI 1-2-3 Education Lead Matt Carruthers, Langley parent Brent Larsen, and Stacey Wakelin from B.C. Families for Inclusivity, on sexual orientation and gender identity in schools. UBC history professor Henry Yu and Kwagiulth artist and Witness Blanket project founder Carey Newman on the politics of apologies.
Shea Coulson, founder and principal of Coulson Litigation and Christine Coletta, owner of Okanagan Crush Pad winery on cross-border alcohol sales. Perry Ceholski, VP Wealth Management BlueShore Financial, on teaching children financial responsibility and money management.
Dana Larsen, founder of Sensible B.C., Mike Serr, Chair of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police Drug Advisory Committee, Criminal lawyer Kyla Lee, and CBC reporter Tina Lovgreen on 4:20 and legal recreational marijuana.
Shachi Kurl, executive director of Angus Reid and Michael Prince, political scientist and Lansdowne Professor of Social Policy at the University of Victoria on the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and Canadian public opinion. Osteopath Liza Egbogah on proper posture practices.
University of Alberta law professor Eric Adams on the constitution and arguments for and against the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Angela Marie MacDougall, executive director of Battered Women's Support Services, on Prevention of Violence Against Women Week.
Chief Bob Chamberlin, vice-president of the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs, and George Hoberg, a professor of environmental and natural resource policy at UBC's School of Public Policy and Global Affairs, on the Prime Minister's stance on the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Allen Langdon, managing director of Recycle B.C., on how to recycle correctly.
Environmental activist Tzeporah Berman, former MacMillan Bloedel logger Mike Morton, Tofino resident and owner of Common Loaf Bakery where protesters organized Maureen Fraser and former CBC reporter Eve Savory on the anniversary of the Clayoquot Sound protest movement.
Greg D'Avignon, president and CEO of the Business Council of British Columbia and Paul de Jong, president of the Progressive Contractors Association of Canada, on industry concerns and investor uncertainty concerning the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. Master gardener Brian Minter.
Nelson city planner Alex Thumm, CBC reporter Jon Hernandez and Kathryn Holm, Chief Licence Inspector for the City of Vancouver on short term rental regulations. Notary Morrie Baillie and funeral director Ngaio Davis on drafting wills.
CBC Go Public reporter Erica Johnson and Howard Maker, Commissioner for the Commission for Complaints for Telecom-television on telecom provider customer complaints. Annika Reinhardt, negotiation and compensation professional at Talent Collective and Wendy Pat-Fong, director of talent and operations with 7 Geese technology company on Equal Pay Day.
Mark Jaccard, an energy economist and professor at Simon Fraser University's School of Resource and Environmental Management, Trevor Tombe, an economics professor and fellow at the University of Calgary's School of Public Policy, Eugene Kung, a staff lawyer at West Coast Environmental Law, and Kenneth Green, Senior Director of the Fraser Institute's Centre for Natural Resource Studies, on the economic and environmental impacts of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.
CBC sports reporter Karin Larsen and Canuck Place Children's Hospice communications director Debbie Butt on the Sedin twins. Kris Loshack, certified cicerone and trade marketing manager at Stanley Park Brewing and CBC reporter Justin McElroy on B.C. beer.
Health Minister Adrian Dix, Dr. Michael Klein and Dr. John Day on doctors charging extra medical fees. John Werring from the David Suzuki Foundation and chef Andrea Carlson from Burdock and co. restaurant on farmed salmon.