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Ep 108: Taxing houses, jobs and weed

Speculation tax, employer health tax and legal cannabis.

Ep 107: Policy Pop-Up

We speak to Alyson Tan, founder of Policy Pop-Up, a new effort to engage millennials in conversations about complex policy issues that are in the news.

Then we look at BC’s Auditor General’s latest report on tax expenditures, why the homebuyer credit is bad and why transparency is good.

And the IPCC has a new report out basically conceding that no one is doing enough to stop catastrophic climate change and we’re all going to boil.

Plus quick takes!

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Segment 1: Policy Pop-Up

Segment 2: BC’s secret giveaway
at 17m09s

Segment 3: It’s the end of the world as we know it and Canadian politicians feel fine
at 24m38s

Quick takes
at 29m45s

Ep 106: Back to the Leg ft Shannon Waters

BC Today’s Shannon Waters joins us again to talk about the first week back in the legislature this fall, the province’s big LNG announcement and USMCA.

We’re moderating a proportional representation debate! Hosted by the Canadian Club at the Terminal City Club on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 between 12:00-2:00 PM. Get tickets online before October 19.

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Intro song: British Columbia by Serge Plotnikoff

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Segment 2: This is the good pipeline
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This is the single best day of my professional life. Way back in 2011, we began this work – to bring LNG – a brand new…

Posted by Christy Clark on Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Christy Clark reacts

Segment 3: You get to trade with the USMCA
at 40m50s

Quick takes
at 52m06s

Ep 105: David Eby for the record

We speak to Attorney General David Eby

Ep 104: All smoke and no stores

The Conservatives gain a new MP through a surprise floor crossing from the Liberals. BC is going to have one single cannabis store open on October 17 but you’ll have to drive to Kamloops to visit it. But first, we respond to feedback around Doug Ford’s decision to invoke the notwithstanding clause (and why it’s off the table again).