Ep 73: An affordable throne

The BC NDP’s spring Throne Speech aimed to quell anxiety over unaffordable housing but how much substance did it contain? The BC Liberals won the Kelowna West byelection in one of the least exciting races to date. And Micah calls in to give us the update on how the Aquarium won its case against the Vancouver Parks Board.

In our quick takes, we look at the latest names being tossed around for the Vancouver municipal election, we spend a while looking at the Northeast False Creek development plan approved this week, a report on ridesharing in BC, Trudeau’s new framework for recognizing indigenous rights and Patrick Brown’s ongoing efforts to take the Ontario PCs down with him.

And we close off with our picks for this week’s #bestofbcpoli

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Links

Segment 1: An affordable throne

Segment 2: That was literally the same result
at 23m02s

Segment 3: Micah was wrong
at 27m02s

Quick takes
at 34m59s

#bestofbcpoli
at 1h08m23s

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