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CBC Radio host Sheryl MacKay meets creative people from all around the province. Hear about their passions and inspirations. You'll visit artists and in their studios, musicians and performers backstage, writers at their keyboards and chefs at the cooktop. There's great conversation and a lot of laughs too waiting for you every weekend on North by Northwest.
 
A wonderful sampling of some of beautiful British Columbia's finest musicologist's mixed brews! Featuring all types and all kinds of DJs mixing up their own special blend of sonic pleasures for you. All of them from the province BC in Canada. Featuring: Craig Mullin, DJ K-Tel, Steamboat Fattie, DJ Hebegebe, DJ CzechOlympics, Podrunner, Breaks, House, Electro, Punk, Funk, Soul, Techno, Boogaloo
 
If you really want to know what is going on in British Columbia, you better be listening to Mike Smyth. As the only daily radio show broadcasting from B.C.’s Legislative Assembly in Victoria, Smyth’s access to our leaders and lawmakers is unparalleled as he fearlessly asks the tough questions and holds them to account. Always a step ahead, Smyth’s two decades as a no-nonsense newspaper columnist gives him a distinct edge that guarantees the show is insightful, informative, and insurgent. Fro ...
 
Welcome to The UFSA Podcast, a bi-monthly podcast from the University of British Columbia's Undergraduate Film Students Association (UFSA). This podcast is hosted on the unceded, ancestral, and occupied territories of the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓-speaking Musqueam people. A platform for interdisciplinary dialogue around film engaging with local, global, and regional film-making, film festivals and film-makers in Vancouver. Through interview series, roundtables, and coverage of live events, the podcast ...
 
This Librivox reading consists of selections from depositions in a lawsuit brought after the end of the American Civil War by some businessmen of the former Confederacy. This reading focuses on the sworn statements of General William Tecumseh Sherman who commanded the Carolinas campaign and General Oliver O. Howard who was one of Sherman’s subordinate commanders. The subject is the still-controversial burning of Columbia, capital of South Carolina, toward the end of the Civil War. “Official ...
 
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BCCDC epidemiologist Dr. Danuta Skowronski discusses BC's decision to extend the interval between COVID-19 vaccine doses. Tamitik Status of Women executive director Michelle Martins discusses a proposal for a 24-hour childcare facility in Kitimat. CBC reporter Jason Proctor gives an update on the extradition hearing against Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou.…
 
For hundreds of years, the island of Sri Lanka was a crucial stopover for people and goods in the Indian Ocean. For the Dutch East India Company, it was also a crossroads in the Indian Ocean slave trade. Slavery was present in multiple forms in Sri Lanka—then Ceylon—when the British conquered the island in the late eighteenth century and began to g…
 
On today's show: Federal conservatives may back a carbon tax Science guy Jason Tetro answers your vaccine questions! Baldrey's Beat: Vaccinating everyone, Delaying doses, & Carbon tax BC Government proposes legislation to extend rent freeze See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.由The Mike Smyth Show
 
Today on Baldrey's Beat: Will we have enough staff to vaccinate everyone? Are the second dose delays scientifically viable? Could we all be vaccinated by July? Will O'Toole back carbon tax? Guest: Keith Baldrey - Global BC Legislative Bureau Chief See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.由The Mike Smyth Show
 
On today's show: Adrian Dix answers your vaccine questions! How does ICBC insurance compare to other provinces? 6 books by Dr. Seuss will no longer be published due to racist content and imagery Discussing phase 2 of BC's vaccination plan See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.由The Mike Smyth Show
 
BC Centre on Substance Use peer counsellor Guy Felicella discusses January's record-breaking number of overdose deaths. Renters at Risk cofounder Sharon Isaak and Landlord BC CEO David Hutniak discuss proposed legislation from the provincial government that would extend a rent freeze until 2022 and require government approval to evict a tenant for …
 
On today's show: Rise in shoplifting incidents results in increased police presence downtown Is banning Airsoft a good idea? Baldrey's Beat: Vaccine rollout, Churches, & Variant cases in Fraser Health schools Gender reveal parties are STILL happening?! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
More than any other canonical English writer, Geoffrey Chaucer lived and worked at the centre of political life—yet his poems are anything but conventional. Edgy, complicated, and often dark, they reflect a conflicted world, and their astonishing diversity and innovative language earned Chaucer renown as the father of English literature. Marion Tur…
 
In the centuries since her execution in 1536, Anne Boleyn’s presence in Western culture has grown to extraordinary proportions. In The Afterlife of Anne Boleyn: Representations of Anne Boleyn in Fiction and on the Screen (Palgrave Macmillan), Stephanie Russo describes the various ways in which her life has been interpreted and how these interpretat…
 
The B.C. Health Ministry gives an update on vaccine rollout in March. Ramona Kaptyn of the Canadian Association of Retired Persons (C.A.R.P), Dr. Birinder Narang of the Burnaby Division of Family Practice and B.C.'s Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie react to the rollout. Veterinarian Adrian Walton gives tips to listeners on how to best care for the…
 
Chapter 1: Should Surrey switch to a municipal police force? Executive representatives of the National Police Federation have slammed Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum’s plan for a transition to a municipal force to members of the Surrey Board of Trade. They say that 4 surveys done in the past year show that the plan has only 15% support among the public …
 
BC Green Party leader Sonia Furstenau and CBC journalist Andrew Kurjata discuss premier John Horgan's announcement that the Site C dam will be completed, despite a budget that has now doubled from original projections. Family doctor and South Asian COVID Task Force member Dr. Madhu Jawanda discusses the approval of the AstraZeneca vaccine for use i…
 
On today's show: Discussing the rationale of the gun buyback program Is BC’s mask mandate working? A BC dad and his daughter are speaking out! Escalating tensions in the South China Sea could have major implications to the global economy Would forcing people into addiction treatment work? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
B.C. teenager Karis Wilson speaks out after being accused of a dress code violation. She and her dad Chris discuss the event. Tracey McIntosh of Justice For Girls discusses the use of dress codes in B.C. schools. CBC food columnist and author Julie Van Rosendall discusses Canadian "Buttergate".
 
On today's show: Former Thompson-Nicola Regional district CAO in seriously hot water How does fracking actually affect the environment? Do anti-maskers actually have the right to not wear masks? "You're failing our children." Concerned parent has strong words for health officials following COVID-19 exposure in Port Coquitlam schools See omnystudio.…
 
Founded in 1935 by a young publisher disillusioned with the class prejudices of the interwar publishing trade, Penguin Books set out to make good books available to all. The 'Penguin Specials', a series of current affairs books authored by leading intellectuals and politicians, embodied its democratising mission. Published over fifty years and ofte…
 
SFU City Program director Andy Yan and RE/MAX Island Properties realtor Kyle Kerr discuss BC's surging real estate market as many look to move out of cities and other parts of Canada amid the pandemic. Vancouver General Hospital's Dr. Zachary Schwartz and Prince George Hospice Society executive director Donna Flood discuss the difficulties facing C…
 
On today's show: Canadian lawmakers vote to recognize genocide in China Liberals are calling for better health & safety measures in BC classrooms New website lets you rate your landlord! Facebook will restore Australian news pages! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.由The Mike Smyth Show
 
SFU math professor and COVID-19 modeler Caroline Colijn discusses her latest modeling which suggests that vaccinating high-contact essential workers might be more effective than BC's current age-based plan. Jewelles Smith (Council of Canadians With Disabilities), Isabel Grant (UBC Allard School of Law) and Senator Mobina Jaffer discuss Bill C-7, th…
 
'Remember that you are an Englishman, and have consequently won first prize in the lottery of life.' Cecil Rhodes's characteristically nineteenth-century confidence rings rather hollow as England enters the twenty-first century in somewhat reduced circumstances. Jeremy Black steers his way through the labyrinthine complexities of historical narrati…
 
Surrey Teachers' Association president Matt Westphal discusses recently confirmed outbreaks of new coronavirus variants in seven Lower Mainland schools, five of which are in Surrey. CBC reporter Sophia Harris discusses the new travel rules that come in effect today regarding people traveling in and out of Canada. UBC zoology professor and BC COVID-…
 
Margarette Lincoln's London and the Seventeenth Century (Yale Yale University Press, 2021) explores the ups and downs of life in Stuart London through the eyes of those who lived through it. The Gunpowder Plot, the Civil Wars, Charles I's execution, the Plague, the Great Fire, the Restoration, and then the Glorious Revolution: the seventeenth centu…
 
On today's show: Meet the MLA running for leadership of the BC Liberal party! Research shows Wexit is gaining traction. Is this for real? Details of a Federal assault rifle buyback program unveiled! BCTF asking parents to withdraw their kids from the FSA NASA has successfully landed a rover on Mars!!!!!!!!! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy i…
 
Typhoid fever is a food- and water-borne infectious disease that was insidious and omnipresent in Victorian Britain. It was one of the most prolific diseases of the Industrial Revolution. There was a palpable public anxiety about the disease in the Victorian era, no doubt fueled by media coverage of major outbreaks across the nation, but also becau…
 
Insights West president Steve Mossop and Dr. Madhu Jawanda, a family physician and member of the South Asian COVID Task Force, discuss a survey suggesting that British Columbia is one of the worst provinces in Canada when it comes to COVID rule compliance, and how "pandemic fatigue" may be leading to complacency. Master gardener Brian Minter answer…
 
On today's show: More info emerging about super spreader "games night" What rules must establishments follow to prevent COVID spread? Another shooting: Lower Mainland gang violence is non-stop The newest Mars rover is landing today! Are the crimes against minority Muslims in China a genocide? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
UFV political science professor and Vancouver drug policy advisor Karen Ward discuss a bill from the federal government that would relax penalties for drug offences. Bob MacDonald, host of CBC's Quirks & Quarks, guides us through the live landing of NASA's Perseverance rover on the surface of Mars.
 
Paul Jaffe, a lawyer representing three Fraser Valley churches that have been defying public health orders, discusses their win in BC Supreme Court, which would not grant an injunction the government had been seeking against them. CBC reporter Justin McElroy discusses growing COVID-19 case numbers in Metro Vancouver. Journalist and author Tom Vande…
 
John G. Turner's excellent new history of the early American separatists, They Knew They Were Pilgrims: Plymouth Colony and the Contest for American Liberty (Yale University Press, 2020) provides a new benchmark study of Plymouth Colony. Turner provides a readable and convincing narrative of how a group of religious refugees sought to establish a h…
 
SFU criminology professor Rob Gordon discusses new proposed gun legislation from the federal government. Family doctor and director of the Parks Prescription program with BC Parks Dr. Melissa Lem and VancouverMom.ca blogger Christine Pilkington discuss the health benefits of walking. Plus, an update from the First Nations Health Authority on their …
 
With guest host Stirling Faux Chapter 1: What to do with BC’s provincial border John Horgan said last week that BC is working on “plans and protocols” to restrict non-essential travel from the rest of Canada, though he has no plans to implement them at this time. Spring Break is fast approaching, does BC need to tighten up its provincial border now…
 
In 2016, the voters of the United Kingdom decided to leave the European Union. The majority for 'Leave' was small. Yet, in more than 40 years of EU membership, the British had never been wholeheartedly content. In the 1950s, governments preferred the Commonwealth to the Common Market. In the 1960s, successive Conservative and Labour administrations…
 
Chapter 1: The Liberal government’s plan to buy back assault-style weapons GUEST: Dr. Najma Ahmed, Trauma surgeon/Co-founder of Canadian Doctors for Protection from Guns GUEST: Rod Giltaca, CEO & Executive Director at the CCFR (Canadian Coalition for Firearm Rights) Chapter 2: Should the Beijing Olympics be cancelled? Calls this week from the Feder…
 
Lawyer Brad Smith and Rev. Aneeta Saroop discuss the BC government's seeking of an injunction against three Fraser Valley churches for holding services despite COVID-19 restrictions. Cultural anthropologist Imogene Lim and dumpling expert Judy Lam Maxwell join Michelle Eliot as she cooks dumplings from scratch live from her kitchen to celebrate Lun…
 
Published in December 2020, Duncan Bell’s Dreamworlds of Race: Empire and the Utopian Destiny of Anglo-America (Princeton University Press, 2020) concludes his loose trilogy of books about the metropolitan settler imaginary in the British Empire (see The Idea of Greater Britain, 2007; and Reordering the World, 2016). In this conversation with host …
 
On today's show: What needs to be done about Peace Arch Park? How is Norway selling so many electric vehicles? Plus your calls! Women’s rights advocate released from Saudi jail after 1001 days! Are COVID rule breakers actually paying their fines? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.由The Mike Smyth Show
 
RCMP Cpl. Mike Halskov discusses a fatal crash on the Coquihalla Highway that killed a man and his dog, and involved at least 50 people. BC's chief coroner Lisa Lapointe discusses the latest official numbers that confirm 2020 was BC's deadliest year for illicit drug-related deaths. And, we share your Valentine's Day messages and song requests.…
 
On today's show: How are businesses feeling about COVID rule breakers? The worse the driver, the HIGHER the rebate?! What are these COVID variants and how are they different? Why do we sing the national anthem at sporting events? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.由The Mike Smyth Show
 
Jamie Loh invites her friends Bex, Cami and Raquel to curate a playlist of songs that make them feel brave in/about/for love in the spirit of this year's Fundrive theme: Don't let CiTR be the one that got away! In between songs, guests share stories, anecdotes and reasons why these songs restore their faith in love and humanity. They hope these son…
 
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