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Brian Day's court challenge threatens universal health care

September 28, 2016
| On September 6, the B.C. Supreme Court began hearing Cambie Surgeries Corp's constitutional challenge to the Medicare Protection Act. Colleen Fuller says the case poses a grave threat to our system.
Length: 18:32 minutes (16.98 MB)
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Former Olympic athlete on political history of the Games

September 27, 2016
| Jules Boykoff is a former athlete with the U.S. men's national soccer team. He currently teaches political science at Pacific University in Portland, Oregon. Boykoff spoke in Vancouver July 18.
Length: 37:16 minutes (34.12 MB)
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Scientists declare new geological epoch, the Anthropocene

September 26, 2016
| Geologists say that humanity's impact on the Earth has been so profound that it's ushered in a whole new, deeply unstable, geological era, which they are calling the Anthropocene.
Length: 22:02 minutes (20.18 MB)
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European Union forces Apple to pay 13 billion euros in unpaid taxes

September 20, 2016
| Apple's tax avoidance is just one of the examples of the global underground economy analyzed in "The Blood Bankers," written by investigative journalist James Henry.
Length: 18:37 minutes (17.05 MB)
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Green Party of Canada votes overwhelmingly in support of BDS

August 31, 2016
| Dimitri Lascaris is Justice Critic in the Green Party’s Shadow Cabinet. He submitted the motion on boycott, divestment and sanctions of Israel that won the support of Green Party members.
Length: 12:27 minutes (11.41 MB)
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Liberals calculate political cost of saying yes to Kinder Morgan

August 30, 2016
| A government-appointed panel has just wrapped up a series of public meetings around B.C. on the pipeline expansion. Sven Biggs says the feds want to approve either Kinder Morgan or Energy East.
Length: 13:56 minutes (12.77 MB)
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Joan Haggerty's new novel is a West Coast family saga

August 27, 2016
| A new novel by novelist and Bowen Island resident Joan Haggerty follows four families, including one Japanese family, through the tumultuous years of the Second World War and beyond.
Length: 18:55 minutes (17.33 MB)
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New coalition calls for an end to gender designation on ID

August 20, 2016
| Gender identification on passports, drivers' licences and SIN cards is unnecessary and can be used to discriminate against trans people, according to the new Gender-Free I.D. Coalition.
Length: 15:44 minutes (14.41 MB)
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Vancouver housing activists achieve victory on city-owned lot

August 18, 2016
| After residents set up a tent city in the downtown eastside and held a day of action on housing justice, Mayor Robertson agreed social housing with 100 per cent low-income rents at 58 West Hastings.
Length: 15:58 minutes (14.62 MB)
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Canada Post and CUPW back at the table

July 18, 2016
| Two weeks ago Canada Post issued 72-hour lockout notice to the Canadian Union of Postal Workers. But management withdrew its lockout notice when it didn't get the backing of the Liberal government.
Length: 14:20 minutes (13.13 MB)
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