Canada http://kuow.org en Washington Lawmakers Push For Sewage Plant In Victoria http://kuow.org/post/washington-lawmakers-push-sewage-plant-victoria <p>Marcie Sillman talks to Vancouver Sun correspondent Vaughn Palmer Washington Governor Jay Inslee and King County Executive Dow Constantine petitioning the government of British Columbia to take action on the sewage plant in Victoria. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 22:13:08 +0000 Marcie Sillman & Amina Al-Sadi 36231 at http://kuow.org U.S. Ambassador To Canada Asks For Partnership In Combatting Climate Change http://kuow.org/post/us-ambassador-canada-asks-partnership-combatting-climate-change <p>David Hyde talks to columnist Vaughn Palmer about U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman's request for a partnership between the two countries in combating climate change. Plus, how the U.S. decision on coal-burning power plant affects the coal-port expansion and an update on the Victoria sewage plant. Wed, 04 Jun 2014 22:19:19 +0000 David Hyde & Amina Al-Sadi 35789 at http://kuow.org U.S. Ambassador To Canada Asks For Partnership In Combatting Climate Change Conflict Continues Over Sewage Plant In Victoria http://kuow.org/post/conflict-continues-over-sewage-plant-victoria <p>Steve Scher talks to Vaughn Palmer, Vancouver Sun columnist about the news from Canada. A decades long debate over a sewage plant in Victoria continues this week. Glaciers are melting all over Canada and some could disappear in the next twenty years. And finally, the latest on the teacher labor strike in the British Columbia. Wed, 28 May 2014 23:17:48 +0000 Steve Scher & Amina Al-Sadi 35375 at http://kuow.org British Columbia Apologies For Past Treatment Of Chinese Americans http://kuow.org/post/british-columbia-apologies-past-treatment-chinese-americans <p>Steve Scher talks to Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about the British Columbia Legislature's apology to Chinese Canadians. Nearly 100 laws, regulations and policies were passed and implemented from 1871 to the end of WWII that discriminated against Chinese immigrants in Canada. Wed, 21 May 2014 22:36:13 +0000 Steve Scher & Amina Al-Sadi 34933 at http://kuow.org British Columbia Apologies For Past Treatment Of Chinese Americans Fighting Between Branches Of Canada's Government, And Other Updates From Canada http://kuow.org/post/fighting-between-branches-canadas-government-and-other-updates-canada <p>Marcie Sillman talks to Vaughn Palmer, Vancouver Sun columnist, about the latest news from Canada.</p><p>Prime Minister Stephen Harper is accusing Canada's Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin of trying to talk about a court case with him, furthering a dispute between the two government branches.</p><p>TransCanada Corp, the company responsible for the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline, says it's losing too much money while they wait for regulatory delays in the United States. They are considering a challenge under NAFTA.</p><p>Finally, the latest news about Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is that he has gone to rehab. Wed, 07 May 2014 20:14:28 +0000 Marcie Sillman & Amina Al-Sadi 34099 at http://kuow.org Fighting Between Branches Of Canada's Government, And Other Updates From Canada Pipeline Politics, Worker Safety, And Equal Rights Lawsuit http://kuow.org/post/pipeline-politics-worker-safety-and-equal-rights-lawsuit <p></p><p>Marcie Sillman talks with Les Leyne of the Victoria Times Colonist about the town of Kitimat speaking up against the proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline and restoring public trust in workplace safety.</p><p>Leyne also talks about a lawsuit filed in the British Columbia Supreme Court on equal rights against religious freedom at a private evangelical university.</p><p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:13:18 +0000 Marcie Sillman 32699 at http://kuow.org Pipeline Politics, Worker Safety, And Equal Rights Lawsuit Quebec's New Premier, Sewage Standoff, And Bill Clinton On Rob Ford http://kuow.org/post/quebecs-new-premier-sewage-standoff-and-bill-clinton-rob-ford <p></p><p>Quebec names Philippe Couillard as its new premier after the general election on April 7, and Vancouver's sewage treatment plans run into some setbacks. Plus, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford gets offered to star in a reality TV show.</p><p>Ross Reynolds talks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about the week's big stories from Canada. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 22:11:35 +0000 Ross Reynolds 32302 at http://kuow.org Quebec's New Premier, Sewage Standoff, And Bill Clinton On Rob Ford Elections Controversy, Measles Outbreak, And Trucker Strike Settled http://kuow.org/post/elections-controversy-measles-outbreak-and-trucker-strike-settled <p>Ross Reynolds talks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about this week's news from Canada. Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:56:37 +0000 Ross Reynolds & Jason Pagano 32505 at http://kuow.org Elections Controversy, Measles Outbreak, And Trucker Strike Settled Harper Appointee Benched And Cross-Border Tax Break http://kuow.org/post/harper-appointee-benched-and-cross-border-tax-break <p>Marcie Sillman talks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about Prime Minister Stephen Harper's attempt to fill a vacant <span class="st">seat on the Supreme Court of Canada and </span>cross-border shoppers getting a break on their purchases. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 22:41:22 +0000 Marcie Sillman & Jason Pagano 31354 at http://kuow.org Harper Appointee Benched And Cross-Border Tax Break Canada's Harper To Kiev, Port Truckers Strike, And Quebec Secession http://kuow.org/post/canadas-harper-kiev-port-truckers-strike-and-quebec-secession <p>David Hyde talks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper's upcoming visit to Ukraine while truckers continue to strike at Port Metro Vancouver. Vaughn also has the latest update in the Quebec elections. Wed, 19 Mar 2014 23:31:44 +0000 David Hyde & Jason Pagano 30885 at http://kuow.org Canada's Harper To Kiev, Port Truckers Strike, And Quebec Secession Canada, U.S. Disagree Over Value of Columbia River Treaty Benefits http://kuow.org/post/canada-us-disagree-over-value-columbia-river-treaty-benefits <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/03/031414TB_Corwin_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>British Columbia has staked out a negotiating position on a cross-border water treaty that puts it at odds with public utilities and ratepayers in the U.S. Northwest.<p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 12:13:59 +0000 Tom Banse 30667 at http://kuow.org Canada, U.S. Disagree Over Value of Columbia River Treaty Benefits Quebec's Media Mogul, South Korean Trade Pact, And Victoria's Sewage Plan http://kuow.org/post/quebecs-media-mogul-south-korean-trade-pact-and-victorias-sewage-plan <p>Steve Scher talks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about Canadian media mogul, Pierre Karl Péladeau, throwing in his lot with the separatists. Canada also signs free trade agreement with South Korea, and Palmer updates us on Victoria’s latest plan to build its sewage treatment plant. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 23:16:40 +0000 Steve Scher & Jason Pagano 30415 at http://kuow.org Quebec's Media Mogul, South Korean Trade Pact, And Victoria's Sewage Plan Canada's Ukrainians, Water Wars, And Rob Ford Does Late Night http://kuow.org/post/canadas-ukrainians-water-wars-and-rob-ford-does-late-night <p>Steve Scher talks with Vancouver Sun columnist <a href="https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&amp;rct=j&amp;q=&amp;esrc=s&amp;source=web&amp;cd=1&amp;cad=rja&amp;uact=8&amp;ved=0CCYQFjAA&amp;url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.vancouversun.com%2Fcolumnists%2Fvaughn_palmer.html&amp;ei=u60XU5HFHs-GogS4w4HACQ&amp;usg=AFQjCNGTDeDQ2yQgAbtDJvxT1Ro8S2Hx2w&amp;bvm=bv.62577051,d.cGU">Vaughn Palmer</a> about this week's news from Canada, including a reaction from Canadian-Ukrainians to the crisis in Ukraine, and Rob Ford's stint on <em>Jimmy Kimmel Live</em>. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 23:58:45 +0000 Steve Scher 29934 at http://kuow.org Canada's Ukrainians, Water Wars, And Rob Ford Does Late Night North American Energy Rivalry, Tax Data, And Olympic Gold http://kuow.org/post/north-american-energy-rivalry-tax-data-and-olympic-gold <p>Steve Scher talks with Vancouver Sun columnist <a href="https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&amp;rct=j&amp;q=&amp;esrc=s&amp;source=web&amp;cd=4&amp;cad=rja&amp;ved=0CDAQFjAD&amp;url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.vancouversun.com%2Fcolumnists%2Fvaughn_palmer.html&amp;ei=mJ8GU8yrOc_zoASapYLgAQ&amp;usg=AFQjCNGTDeDQ2yQgAbtDJvxT1Ro8S2Hx2w&amp;sig2=zI_opXLs4iGCelBu2N_C9g&amp;bvm=bv.61725948,d.cGU">Vaughn Palmer</a> about the week's big stories from Canada. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 17:38:43 +0000 Steve Scher & Jason Pagano 29564 at http://kuow.org North American Energy Rivalry, Tax Data, And Olympic Gold Canadian Olympians Mining For Gold In Sochi http://kuow.org/post/canadian-olympians-mining-gold-sochi <p>Marcie Sillman talks with Vancouver Sun columnist <a href="http://www.vancouversun.com/columnists/Vaughn_Palmer.html">Vaughn Palmer</a> about how Team Canada is faring at the 2014 Winter Olympic in Sochi, Russia. Wed, 12 Feb 2014 19:50:57 +0000 Jason Pagano & Marcie Sillman 28736 at http://kuow.org Canadian Olympians Mining For Gold In Sochi