The BC Ombudsperson released a report into the BC Government’s decision to fire eight key Ministry of Health employees in 2012. Will this scandal stick to Teflon Christy Clark?
Next, the provinces have finally agreed a free trade agreement with the federal government. Will Canada finally be a free market oasis?
Then we take a look at the politics around Trump’s decision to launch missiles at Syria this week.
Finally, as our special treat, we have about half our our interview with NDP MLA David Eby. Catch the full recording soon on a special crossover episode with This Is Lotusland.
Segment 1 – Failing to make healthy decisions
Segment 2 – A deal 150 years in the making
Segment 3 – The Trumpire Strikes Back
We’d actually recorded more quick takes but Ian’s phone stopped recording for the last 15 minutes so we cut it back significantly. Here are the stories we covered (plus some we planned to).
- BC Liberals to cap tolls
- George Massey Tunnel replacement project protests
- Province matches money for Broadway subway and Surrey light rail
- Streetcars on the Arbutus corridor
- Trade talks start with the UK (cut)
- RCMP allege Vice-Admiral broke the law
- Top soldier thinks army has enough cash
- Federal Liberals call Fair Vote Canada “anti-Liberal” and allege collusion with NDP in Ottawa-Vanier byelection (cut)
- Ibrahim Bruno El-Khoury joins NDP leadership race, here’s his ill-fated 2015 candidacy page for Papineau NDP nomination (cut)
- Federal Liberals to put fundraising events on their website (cut)
- BC Government goes on PR blitz before election call