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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 APRIL 4, 2018 Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Inquiry. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:51:50

Raji Mangat, director of litigation for West Coast LEAF, Sarah Hunt, UBC professor of Indigenous studies, and Brenda Wilson, B.C. family support worker and sister of Ramona Wilson who was murdered at 16 years old.

 APRIL 3, 2018. B.C. affordability. Spring bike maintenance | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:52:52

Dan Baxter, director of police development, government and stakeholder relations for the B.C. Chamber of Commerce and Hamish Telford, political scientist at University of the Fraser Valley, on affordability. Zach Sigouin, mechanic at Bikes for All bike shop and Laura Jane, acting executive director of HUB Cycling, on spring cycling.

 MARCH 29, 2018 Landlords and renting to pet owners. Master gardener Brian Minter. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:51:36

Tony Gioventu, executive director of the Condominium Home Owner's Association of B.C., and Eliot Galan, co-founder of PETSOKBC, on renting to pet owners. Master gardener Brian Minter.

 MARCH 28, 2018 Child care fee reduction initiative. Allergy season. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:52:18

Katrina Chen, Minister of State for Child Care, and Amanda Worm, BC Child Care Owners Association, on child care fee reduction initiative. Dr. Donald Stark, UBC immunologist and Tim Takaro, associate dean for research at the faculty of health sciences at SFU, on allergy season.

 MARCH 27, 2018 Speculation tax changes. Automation and the future of work. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:52:05

UBC economics professor Joshua Gottlieb and Mayor of Nanaimo Bill McKay on speculation tax changes. Irene Lanzinger, president of the B.C. Federation of Labour and Patrick Snider, director of skills and immigration policy at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, and Bethany Edmunds, associate dean of computing at BCIT, on automation and the future of work.

 MARCH 26, 2018 Prescription heroin access. Landlords and tenants privacy concerns. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:53:03

Dr. Patricia Daly, chief medical officer for Vancouver Coastal Health, and Dr. Scott MacDonald, lead physician at Providence Crosstown Clinic, on relaxing federal regulations for prescription heroin. Bradley Weldon, acting deputy privacy commissioner, David Hutniak, CEO of Landlord BC, and Sydney Ball, Vancouver Tenants Union Steering Committee, on information requests from landlords.

 MARCH 20, 2018 Kinder Morgan and gas prices. Spring cleaning. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:52:39

SFU energy economist Mark Jaccard and Resource Works executive director, Stewart Muir, on the relationship between the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project and B.C. gas prices. Susan Borax, co-founder of Good Riddance organizing business and Angela Crocker, author of Declutter Your Data, on spring cleaning.

 MARCH 23, 2018 B.C. LNG Announcement Part 2. Junos | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:52:29

CCPA's Seth Klein and Karen Ogen-Toews, CEO of B.C. First Nations LNG Alliance on yesterday's announcement to offer tax cuts to LNG projects in the province. CBC's Lisa Christiansen, Vancouver musician Louise Burns and Juno 2018 nominee Gordon Grdina talk ahead of The Juno Awards this weekend.

 MARCH 22, 2018 B.C. LNG announcement. Board games. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:51:49

University of the Fraser Valley political scientist Hamish Telford and BC LNG Alliance president David Keane on B.C. government's plans for LNG. Shannon Lentz, founder of Terminal City Tabletop Convention, and game designer Jay Cormier on board games.

 MARCH 21, 2018 Surgical wait times. Expat voting. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:51:49

Health Minister Adrian Dix and Dr. Vanessa Brcic on reducing surgical wait times. Patti Lenard, associate professor at University of Ottawa's Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, Allan Nichols, President of the Canadian Expat Association, and Caily DiPuma from the BC Civil Liberties Association on expat voting.

 MARCH 19, 2018 Facebook privacy breach. Banning pets in classrooms. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:51:56

Social media expert Jesse Miller and Sara Neuert, executive director of the B.C. Freedom of Information and Privacy Association on Cambridge Analytica and Facebook privacy. Craig Naherniak, general manager of humane education at BC SPCA and Diane McNally, Greater Victoria School Board trustee, on banning pets in classrooms.

 MARCH 16, 2018 High-speed rail, Cascadia and the environment. Spring break for children. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:48:18

Shauna Sylvester, director of Simon Fraser University's Centre for Dialogue and a co-founder of Renewable Cities, high-speed rail, Cascadia and the environment. Heather Van Mil, founder of Word of Mom Marketing, Kay Protheroe, co-founder of the Healthy Family Expo, Salma Dinani, a parenting blogger at The Write Balance, and Dr. Melanie Badali, a registered psychologist and a director at Anxiety B.C., on spring break for children.

 MARCH 15, 2018 Ranking respect of professions. Gardener Brian Minter. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:49:55

Mario Canseco, vice-president of public affairs at Insights West, Tim Murphy, a partner at McMillan law firm and a former Toronto area Liberal MPP, and Doug Longhurst, director of communications at the Vehicle Sales Authority of B.C., on how much people respect different professions. Master Gardener Brian Minter of Minter Country Garden in Chilliwack answers your gardening questions.

 MARCH 14, 2018 Speculation tax. Vegetarian, vegan diets. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:56:16

Tom Davidoff, an associate professor of economics at UBC's Sauder School of Business, Doug Findlater, the mayor of West Kelowna, Michelle Stilwell, the B.C. Liberal MLA for Parksville-Qualicum, on B.C. speculation tax. Desiree Nielsen, a registered dietitian and author of Un-Junk Your Diet, on vegetarian and vegan diets.

 MARCH 13, 2018 Voting age. Assisted dying. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:49:20

Richard Johnston, a political science professor at the University of British Columbia, Rupesh Gora, a 17-year-old student at L.A. Matheson Secondary School in Surrey, and Sue Duguay, president of the Federation of Young Francophones of New Brunswick, on the voting age. Jennifer Chandler, a University of Ottawa professor who recently released a report about the state of assisted dying in Canada.


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