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Ross Reynolds talks with Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about the effects the unrest in Hong Kong is having in British Columbia. In addition, they discuss Canada's role in the fight against ISIS.

Marcie Sillman talks to Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about how Canadians responded to Scotland's referendum on independence. In addition, he discusses Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's battle with cancer and what it means for the city.

British Columbia's Teacher Strike Nears End

Sep 17, 2014
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Ross Reynolds talks to Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about the tentative deal reached to end British Columbia's longest school strike. In addition, he compares British Columbia's court battle over education to the one in Washington state. 
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Marcie Sillman talks to Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about Prime Minister Stephen Harper's efforts to convince skeptical politicians to help fight against the terrorist organization Islamic State.

In addition, they touch on Scottish independence and what it might mean for Quebec.

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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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Marcie Sillman talks to Vaughn Palmer, Vancouver Sun columnist, about the latest news from Canada.

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.

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.

Finally, the latest news about Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is that he has gone to rehab.

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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.

Leyne also talks about a lawsuit filed in the British Columbia Supreme Court on equal rights against religious freedom at a private evangelical university.

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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.

Ross Reynolds talks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about the week's big stories from Canada.

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Ross Reynolds talks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about this week's news from Canada.

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Marcie Sillman talks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about Prime Minister Stephen Harper's attempt to fill a vacant seat on the Supreme Court of Canada and cross-border shoppers getting a break on their purchases.

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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.

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.

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