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BC Today is where British Columbians connect on issues facing their lives and their community. Every week day at noon PT and 1pm MT, BC Today host Michelle Eliot delves into the top story for the province.

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BC Today is where British Columbians connect on issues facing their lives and their community. Every week day at noon PT and 1pm MT, BC Today host Michelle Eliot delves into the top story for the province.

    B.C.'s first presumptive case of coronavirus

    B.C.'s first presumptive case of coronavirus

    The CBC's Lien Yeung, Delta Hospital's Dr. Michael Curry, University of British Columbia's Heidi Tworek, the Hua Foundation's Kevin Huang and Vancouver Coastal Health's Dr. Patricia Daly discuss the coronavirus following the first positive test for coronavirus in B.C.

    • 51 min
    Coronavirus preparation and response. Remembering Kobe Bryant, and the death of celebrities.

    Coronavirus preparation and response. Remembering Kobe Bryant, and the death of celebrities.

    Delta Hospital's Dr. Michael Curry discusses how B.C. is prepared for the coronavirus, and how health officials are responding to the outbreak. The CBC's Jeremy Allingham and the University of British Columbia's Alfred Hermida discusses Kobe Bryant's legacy and why the public responds so strongly to the death of celebrities.

    • 50 min
    Uber, Lyft running in parts of Metro Vancouver. Gardener Brian Minter.

    Uber, Lyft running in parts of Metro Vancouver. Gardener Brian Minter.

    Lyft's B.C. general manager Peter Luykomskyj and CBC reporter Karin Larsen discuss ride-hailing, now Uber and Lyft are operating in parts of Metro Vancouver. Minter Country Garden owner Master Gardener Brian Minter answers your questions.

    • 50 min
    Uber and Lyft approved in Lower Mainland and Whistler. Coronavirus concerns.

    Uber and Lyft approved in Lower Mainland and Whistler. Coronavirus concerns.

    RideSharing Now for B.C. CEO Ian Tostenson discusses the Passenger Transportation Board's approval of Lyft and Uber in Whistler and the Lower Mainland. The University Health Network's Dr. Susy Hota and the University of British Columbia's Tom Koch discuss coronavirus concerns.

    • 49 min
    B.C. response to Indigenous opposition and support of the Coastal GasLink pipeline. E-scooters, Segways and hoverboards.

    B.C. response to Indigenous opposition and support of the Coastal GasLink pipeline. E-scooters, Segways and hoverboards.

    University of British Columbia Peter A. Allard School of Law Prof. Gordon Christie discusses the B.C. government's response to Indigenous opposition and support of the Coastal GasLink pipeline. Former Vancouver city planner Sandy James discusses the B.C. government's decision to accept proposals from local governments to test personal transportation devices.

    • 49 min
    Canadian impact of U.S. politics. Accessible performances.

    Canadian impact of U.S. politics. Accessible performances.

    The Canada West Foundation and the Centre for Strategic and International Studies' Carlo Dade discusses the impact of American political drama such as Donald Trump's Senate impeachment hearings on Canada. The PuSh Festival's Anika Vervecken discusses accessible performances.

    • 49 min

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