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Ross Reynolds talks to Vancouver Sun reporter Vaughn Palmer about the latest news from Canada: The British Columbia teachers union is still on strike and Rob Ford is back on the campaign trail.

Marcie Sillman talks to Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about Canadian pot tourists making their way to Bellingham, Washington. Also they discuss the release of the "Prince Of Pot" from prison and the one-year anniversary of the train crash in Lac-Megnatic, Quebec, that killed 47 people.

Marcie Sillman talks to Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about British Columbia's concerns over our budding pot business. Also, just in time to celebrate Canada Day, Rob Ford comes back from rehab and marches in a parade, only to be heckled by a shirtless jogger. And do you have stereotypes about Canadians? The Ottawa Citizen tried to find out what Canadian cliches work and what were just plain wrong.

Marcie Sillman talks to Vaughn Palmer of the Vancouver Sun about the muted response the Canadian government has given to the news that Mohamed Fahmy, a Canadian-Egyptian journalist for Al-Jazeera, has been sentenced to seven years in Egyptian prison.

Also, Canadian-Americans find they have to pay Affordable Care Act tax, even if they haven't lived in the United States for years. And Vancouver school board approves new gender neutral pronouns but won't change bathroom signs.

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Marcie Sillman gets an update on the latest news from Canada with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer, including an update on the Northern Gateway Pipeline and a teacher strike in British Columbia.

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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David Hyde talks to Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about the latest news from Canada. Topics include Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau telling his party they better support pro-choice legislation, or else; the government in British Columbia encouraging people to get routine HIV testing; and an update on the Canadian rail crash of last July.

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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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David Hyde talks with Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about the latest news from Canada.

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Ross Reynolds talks with Les Leyne of the Victoria Times Colonist about the latest news from Canada, including McDonalds' decision to suspend its use of the temporary foreign workers program while it awaits and audit.

Also, Canada's health agency issued a voluntary recall for a batch of cannabis sold as "purple kush."

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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.

Last year only 67 percent of toddlers in Washington state were fully vaccinated by age 3.
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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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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.

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Steve Scher talks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about this week's news from Canada, including a reaction from Canadian-Ukrainians to the crisis in Ukraine, and Rob Ford's stint on Jimmy Kimmel Live.

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Steve Scher 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 the week's big stories from Canada.

Canadian Olympians Mining For Gold In Sochi

Feb 12, 2014
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Marcie Sillman talks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about how Team Canada is faring at the 2014 Winter Olympic in Sochi, Russia.

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Marcie Sillman talks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about the State Department's latest report on the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline.

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David Hyde talks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about an ad blasting Prime Minister Stephen Harper during the State of the Union, the upcoming Winter Olympics and Seahawks fever spreading north of the border.

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David Hyde talks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about Prime Minister Stephen Harper's recent trip to Israel, troubles for the Canadian dollar and Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's latest video.

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Marcie Sillman talks over the news from Canada with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer, including Neil Young’s environmental stance, issues with the flu season, and effects of the latest exchange rate.

Feds Search Seattle Coach’s Home For Child Porn

Jan 10, 2014

The US Department of Homeland Security has searched the home of a Seattle coach and substitute teacher at The Bush School for evidence he was producing and distributing child pornography.

Ross Reynolds talks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer regarding the latest news from Canada.

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