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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.

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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Vancouver, BC

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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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@bcalmanac

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English

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B.C. Almanac, Box 4600 Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 4A2 (604) 669-3733


Episodes

Trans Mountain expansion ruling. How high school shaped you.

5/24/2019
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University of Fraser Valley Prof. Hamish Telford discusses the B.C. Court of Appeal's ruling on the Trans Mountain expansion. CBC Journalist Jason D'Souza and How to Ikigai author Tim Tamashiro talk about how high school shapes you.

Duration:00:50:07

Homelessness downtown. Money laundering with David Eby.

5/23/2019
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Penticton Coun. Judy Sentes, Pivot Legal Society lawyer Anna Cooper, and Penticton Development Services Director Anthony Haddad talk about how to deal with homelessness in downtown areas. B.C. Attorney General David Eby discusses money laundering.

Duration:00:50:23

Hearing loss at workplaces. Spring migratory season for birds.

5/22/2019
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University of British Columbia associate professor Navid Shahnaz talks about how to reduce the risk of hearing loss at work. Rocky Point Bird Observatory vice-president Ann Nightingale talks about spotting birds during the spring migratory season.

Duration:00:49:36

Outdoor safety with young children. Real estate downturn.

5/21/2019
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The CBC's Yvette Brend and Coquitlam Search and Rescue's Mike Coyle talk about how to safely enjoy the outdoors with young children. Property tax agent Paul Sullivan and UBC's Tsur Somerville talk about the downturn in Metro Vancouver's real estate.

Duration:00:49:51

Camping. Gardener Brian Minter.

5/17/2019
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CBC intern Ely Bahhadi and Off Track Travel blogger Gemma Taylor share stories and advice about camping. Minter Gardens owner and Master Gardener Brian Minter answers your questions.

Duration:00:49:34

McLachlin report on legislature spending. Technology and personal relationships.

5/16/2019
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CBC B.C. reporter Tanya Fletcher and Integrity B.C.'s Dermod Travis talk about Beverley McLachlin's report into spending by Craig James and Gary Lenz. Tech writer Alexandra Samuel discusses how to manage technology and personal relationships.

Duration:00:50:22

B.C.'s money laundering public inquiry

5/15/2019
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CBC provincial affairs reporter Tanya Fletcher, Simon Fraser University political scientist Stewart Prest, and Research Co. President Mario Canseco talk about B.C.'s plans to hold a public inquiry into money laundering

Duration:00:50:05

App security and privacy. Disposing dog poop.

5/14/2019
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Hexigent founder Ryan Duquette discusses app security and privacy following the WhatsApp hack attack. NPA Vancouver Coun. Sarah Kirby-Yung discusses her motion on responsibly disposing dog poop in the city.

Duration:00:50:35

Preventing the deaths of toddlers in cars, Update on B.C. wildfires, Your first summer job

5/13/2019
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The tragic death of a toddler who was left in a hot car last week has experts asking how to prevent such a situation from happening again. B.C. Wildfire service provides an update on ongoing blazes in B.C. We explore people's first summer jobs and how they shaped the rest of people's lives.

Duration:00:50:20

Reporting the weather. Advice from mothers.

5/10/2019
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CBC meteorologist talks about different approaches to reporting the weather, in light of climate change and record temperatures. Psychiatrist and author of The Dolphin Parent Dr. Shimi Kang and her mother Gian Kang talk about advice from mothers.

Duration:00:49:58

Money laundering and real estate.

5/9/2019
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University of B.C.'s Tom Davidoff, B.C. Finance Minister Carole James, B.C. Attorney General David Eby, B.C. Real Estate Association's Darlene Hyde, and Transparency International Canada's James Cohen talk about money laundering and real estate.

Duration:00:50:18

Intersection safety cameras. B.C. responds to rental recommendations.

5/8/2019
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Canada Safety Council's Lewis Smith and lawyer Kyla Lee discuss B.C.'s plans for intersection safety cameras. Former Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre employee Russ Godfrey and Vancouver-West End MLA Spencer Chandra Herbert discuss rental housing.

Duration:00:50:16

Green wave? Money laundering: horse racing and luxury cars.

5/7/2019
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The CBC's Tanya Fletcher and Vancouver Island University's Alex Netherton discuss the Nanaimo-Ladysmith byelection and the Green Party in Canada. Transparency International's James Cohen talks about money laundering, horse racing and luxury cars.

Duration:00:49:09

Judge Begbie statue. Downtown Victoria fire. Baby names.

5/6/2019
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The CBC's Justin McElroy and the First Nations Summit's Grand Chief Ed John discuss statues of Judge Matthew Begbie. The CBC's Megan Thomas reports on a massive downtown Victoria fire. Today's Parent magazine's Kim Shiffman discusses baby names.

Duration:00:50:16

Climate strikes and other protests. Gardener Brian Minter.

5/3/2019
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Prince of Wales Secondary's Nina Rossing, University of British Columbia's Carissa Kirk and University of British Columbia's David Tindall discuss climate strikes and other protest movements. Master Gardener Brian Minter answers your questions.

Duration:00:50:24

Sex abuse in sports. Favourite music concerts.

5/2/2019
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CBC reporter Karin Larsen and University of Winnipeg's professor emerita Sandy Kirby discussion sexual abuse cases with sports organizations. CBC reporter Lisa Christiansen discusses favourite music concerts. (Note: songs have been truncated online.)

Duration:00:45:31

Bill 12: Alberta's "turn off the taps" legislation

5/1/2019
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Mount Royal University's Lori Williams, University of British Columbia's Joel Bakan, and Simon Fraser University's Sanjay Jeram discuss the B.C. government's reaction to Alberta's Bill 12, the so-called "turn off the taps" legislation.

Duration:00:51:17

Local businesses. Plastic straws.

4/30/2019
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Vancouver Coun. Rebecca Bligh and Cambie Village Business Association's Leonard Schein talk about property taxes and local businesses. Ocean Wise's Dr. Peter Ross and Disability Alliance B.C.'s Pam Horton talk about banning plastic straws.

Duration:00:50:45

5G technology and national security. Spring home maintenance.

4/29/2019
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Michel Juneau-Katsuya, former head of the Asia-Pacific Bureau for the Canadian Security Intelligence Service, on 5G technology, Huawei, and Canadian national security. Morgan Jensen, owner of JBS Home Improvement, on getting your home ready for warmer weather.

Duration:00:51:33

Gas prices and the B.C. government. Gas consumption and vehicle maintenance.

4/26/2019
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UBC Sauder School of Business's Werner Antweiler and University of the Fraser Valley's Hamish Telford on gas prices and the B.C. government. Tremblay Motors service manager Brad Tremblay answers questions about gas consumption and vehicle maintenance

Duration:00:49:27