Canada

Canada Continues To Grapple With Avian Flu

Dec 10, 2014

Ross Reynolds talks with Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about Canada's ongoing avian flu outbreak. They also dicuss the mayor of Victoria refusing to take an oath of allegiance to Queen Elizabeth.

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Marcie Sillman talks with Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about the return of Avian flu to British Columbia. They also discuss the legal battles of anti-oil pipeline demonstrators.

A hospital in North Idaho is marketing itself to Canadian tourists -- medical tourists, that is.

Ross Reynolds talks with Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about protests over oil pipelines in Canada, and international Thanksgiving travel.

Canadians Cope With Crushed Keystone XL Dreams

Nov 19, 2014
Protesters of the Keystone Pipeline in San Francisco, Calif., in November 2013.
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Marcie Sillman talks with Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about Canadians' response to the United States Senate's rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline and the results of the Vancouver, B.C. mayoral race.

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Marcie Sillman talks with Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about the tight Vancouver mayoral race and how the city is taking lessons from Seattle's successful ballot initiative to fund public transportation.

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Ross Reynolds talks with Brent Toderian, Vancouver, BC's chief planner from 2006 to 2012, about why cities might want to build schools downtown before there are enough children to fill them.

The Canadian Reaction To Midterm Elections

Nov 6, 2014
Canada flag American flag
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  Marcie Sillman talks with Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about Canadian reactions to the elections in the United States and Canada's recent assault on ISIS militants.

Ross Reynolds talks with Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about the ramifications of last week's shooting in Ottawa and the British Columbia government's apology for hanging six native leaders 150 years ago.

Gunman Opens Fire In Canadian Parliament

Oct 22, 2014

Marcie Sillman talks with Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about today's shooting at the Canadian Parliament in Ottawa, which some have linked to the terrorist group Islamic State, also known as ISIS.

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Ross Reynolds talks with Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about Canada's Ebola preparedness, pirate Punjabi radio stations, and balloon bombs from World War II.

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Marcie Sillman talks with Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about shrinking polar bears, Canadian troops being sent to the Middle East, and muskrat love.

Ross Reynolds talks with Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about the effects the unrest in Hong Kong is having in British Columbia. In addition, they discuss Canada's role in the fight against ISIS.

Marcie Sillman talks to Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about how Canadians responded to Scotland's referendum on independence. In addition, he discusses Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's battle with cancer and what it means for the city.

British Columbia's Teacher Strike Nears End

Sep 17, 2014
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Ross Reynolds talks to Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about the tentative deal reached to end British Columbia's longest school strike. In addition, he compares British Columbia's court battle over education to the one in Washington state. 

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