Ross Reynolds talks to Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about wildfires raging in the Great North. They also discuss Canada's fears over flights to Israel and how scoring a medical marijuana card in Vancouver is as easy as saying as saying, "Ahhh."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.