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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. 

Vancouver, B.C. -- A meeting of business and political leaders from Washington state and British Columbia has resulted in two agreements. One of those agreements hopes to speed up treatments for cancer. The other would create a border-straddling effort to boost innovation.

A case against a Washington state man in a British Columbia court that begins Monday could bring an extinct Canadian tribe back to life. 

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 Stephen Quinn, host of CBC Radio's On The Coast, about a complaint filed on behalf of Vancouver animation workers. Animators claim they worked in terrible conditions and weren't paid for overtime during the creation of the Seth Rogan film, "Sausage Party."

Justin Trudeau has had a number of careers: schoolteacher, snowboard instructor, and since last year, prime minister of Canada. Now he's an action hero. A new issue of Civil War II from Marvel Comics, being released Aug. 31, has Trudeau facing evil-doers in the halls of Canada's Parliament — and in the boxing ring.

The front cover shows Trudeau sitting in the corner of a boxing ring, elbows resting on the ropes. He's wearing boxing shorts, a tank top emblazoned with a large maple leaf and a smile that's a bit difficult to read.

Amber Tuccaro was killed in 2010.
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Bill Radke speaks with CBC reporter Connie Walker about the many missing and murdered indigenous women in Canada and what the government is doing to address the issue. 

Between 1980 and 2012, more than a thousand indigenous Canadian women went missing or were murdered. CBC has been doing extensive reporting on these women.

Bill Radke speaks with Stephen Quinn, host of CBC radio's On The Coast, about a cool down of the Vancouver housing market. 

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 a tax on foreign buyers purchasing residential properties in Vancouver. 

Bet you didn't know people can bet on the outcome of the presidential election via the lottery. Not our lottery mind you, but the one in British Columbia.

Bill Radke speaks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about a singer who changed the lyrics to the Canadian national anthem to say 'All Lives Matter' at the Major League Baseball All-Star game Tuesday. 


Bill Radke speaks with Stephen Quinn, host of CBC Radio's afternoon show, On the Coast, about a recent ruling  that allows the provincial government to shut down a tent camp in Victoria, B.C.

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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