Canada

A member of a fire crew. wildfire
Flickr Photo/BC Gov Photos (CC-BY-NC-ND)

Marcie Sillman speaks with Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about an early start to the wildfire season in British Columbia.

Marcie Sillman talks to Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about how British Columbia is regulating medical marijuana. They also discuss Alberta's new premier, Rachel Notley.

A sign along Highway 29 between Fort St. John and Hudson's Hope, British Columbia, protests the proposed Site C dam.
Flickr photo/Emma Gilchrist, DeSmogCanada (CC BY 2.0)

Marcie Sillman talks to Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about the British Columbia government's proposal to build another hydroelectric dam on the Peace River. 

Ross Reynolds talks to Vaughn Palmer, columnist with the Vancouver Sun, about the controversy around an oil spill in Vancouver's English Bay.

Columbia River Gorge.
Flickr Photo/Nietnagel (CC-BY-NC-ND)

Marcie Sillman talks to Brett VandenHeuvel, the executive director at Columbia Riverkeeper, about why the re-negotiation of a treaty between Canada and the United States is important for the Columbia River. 

Ross Reynolds talks to Vancouver journalist Frances Bula about the Metro Vancouver Congestion Improvement Tax on the ballot for residents of British Columbia.

Marcie Sillman talks to Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about a vote in Vancouver, B.C., on a tax increase to fund a $7.5 billion transportation package.

Marcie Sillman talks to Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about Canada's Supreme Court ruling to allow the Death With Dignity law.

Ross Reynolds interviews Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about a dispute between the state of Alaska and Canada over applying rules requiring purchase of U.S. made steel for a new terminal in Prince Rupert,  British Columbia . Also, Target is closing its Canada stores -- losing thousands of jobs and taking a multi-million dollar loss.

Marcie Sillman talks with Vaughn Palmer, columnist at the Vancouver Sun, about Canada's response to the terror attacks in Paris and the recent arrest in Canada of a man with suspected connections to the Islamic State.

How Canada Will Change In 2015

Jan 7, 2015

Ross Reynolds talks with Vaughn Palmer, columnist with the Vancouver Sun, about upcoming Canadian elections and the devastation wreaked by low oil prices on the economy.

Marcie Sillman talks with Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about a mass killing in Edmonton today which resulted in the deaths of six adults and two children. Also, Palmer takes a look-back on big Canadian news stories from 2014.

A trip across the border to Canada could have an added appeal right now with an exchange rate that has turned quite favorable for Americans. But this cuts two ways.

David Hyde talks to Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about the announcement the U.S. made to normalize ties with Cuba.

Ross Reynolds talks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about the presence of Mexican drug cartels in British Columbia. They also discuss the rising price of U.S. goods north of the border and what the Canadian government is planning to do about it.

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