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An oil tanker and a container ship about to cross paths near Seattle.
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Bill Radke speaks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about a major expansion of the Trans Mountain Pipeline. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau approved the expansion Tuesday. It could mean a large increase in the number of oil tankers going through the Strait of Juan de Fuca. 

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Bill Radke speaks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about the first phone call between Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President-elect Donald Trump. 

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Bill Radke speaks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about a new trade deal between Canada and the European Union, and about the U.S. presidential elections.

Bill Radke speaks with Vancounver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about pollution coming from an American tug boat that ran aground in British Columbia a couple of weeks ago. The tug was pulling a fuel barge and while the fuel barge is fine, the tug is still stuck and it's leaking diesel. 

Bill Radke talks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about what Washington state can learn about British Columbia's carbon tax, and why Palmer was not completely on board with the video love letter some Canadians made for the U.S. 

Bill Radke speaks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about a long-awaited sewage treatment plant in Victoria, B.C. After decades, the saga seems to be coming to a close. Victoria looks set to build the treatment plant. 

Bill Radke speaks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about a court case in Vancouver, B.C. looking at how the public health care system in Canada is run. One doctor is challenging restrictions on private care. 

Bill Radke speaks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about a rise in birth tourism in Canada. Anyone born in Canada is automatically a citizen. This is prompting women from other countries to fly to Canada to have their children and give them the opportunity for dual citizenship.

Bill Radke speaks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about how Canadians are reacting to Trump's run for the presidency. One worry is that if Trump wins the White House it will mean an end to NAFTA. 

Bill Radke speaks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about British Columbia Premier Christy Clark speaking out about her experience with sexual violence. Clark is saying it's time to break the silence. 

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Bill Radke speaks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about the fine line we have to tread in Chinese relations when it comes to the tension between trade and human rights issues. 

Bill Radke speaks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about the growing number of homeless people in Vancouver, B.C. and what the city is doing to solve the issue. 

Will Vancouver continue to be a stand-in for Seattle in film and television.
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Bill Radke speaks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about the decision in British Columbia to reduce film and TV tax breaks. 

Bill Radke speaks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about the controversy surrounding a right-to-die law in Canada. They also talk about the start of wildfire season in British Columbia.

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Bill Radke speaks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about the price of education in Canada and whether or not it will attract students from south of the border. 

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