Canada

Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
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David Hyde speaks with Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about Canada's newly elected Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau.

Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
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Jeannie Yandel speaks with Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about the results of Canada's federal election. Justin Trudeau led the Liberal Party to a majority government win on Monday.

Canada's Liberal Party won a decisive majority of parliamentary seats Monday, ending nearly a decade of Conservative Party rule. Voters gave Liberals nearly 40 percent of the overall vote compared to the Conservatives' 32 percent. The left-leaning New Democrats had just over 19 percent of the vote.

Justin Trudeau, a 43-year-old former high school teacher and son of the late Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, assumes the office his father held from 1968 through 1984 with a short interruption.

David Hyde speaks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about the upcoming Canadian federal elections. 

David Hyde speaks with Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about the beleaguered governing party in Canada and the issues they're facing in the run up to the October elections.

BC Place in Vancouver will host many of the Women's World Cup games, including the final on July 5.
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Ross Reynolds speaks with Canadian journalist Frances Bula about the bump in tourism Vancouver, B.C., is experiencing.

David Hyde talks to Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about the ongoing saga of Victoria's untreated waste entering the Strait of Juan de Fuca.  

Kim Malcolm speaks with Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about Canada's upcoming federal elections.

Marcie Sillman speaks with Vaughn Palmer, columnist with the Vancouver Sun, about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the tension it has caused between the US and Canada. 

Marcie Sillman speaks with Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about successes in British Columbia's fight against HIV and AIDS.

David Hyde speaks with Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about seismic upgrading in British Columbia and how the province would fare if the region were hit by a big earthquake.

Smoky skies from wildfires in Vancouver makes for an orange sun as it sets.
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Ross Reynolds speaks with Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about the worst fire season British Columbia has ever seen. And Gary Schneider, meteorologist with the National Weather Service, talks about  smoke from Canadian wildfires and the impact it's having in Washington state. 

Early Wildfires Blow Budget In British Columbia

Jun 24, 2015

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

Marcie Sillman speaks with Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about newly legalized edible products for medical marijuana users and botched plans for international yoga day.

Soccer fans from the American Northwest are expected to fill sold-out BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, Canada, Tuesday evening as the U.S. Women's National Team takes on Nigeria.

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