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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.

    Meng Wanzhou reaches a deferred prosecution agreement with the U.S; Sunday is World Rivers Day

    Meng Wanzhou reaches a deferred prosecution agreement with the U.S; Sunday is World Rivers Day

    CBC reporter Jason Proctor breaks down the latest developments in the U.S. extradition case against Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou; in our 2nd half, we hear from listeners about their favorite B.C. waterways in the run up to World Rivers Day.

    • 50 min
    B.C. to restart COVID-19 school exposure notifications; new video campaign about facial differences

    B.C. to restart COVID-19 school exposure notifications; new video campaign about facial differences

    The B.C. government is bringing back COVID-19 exposure alerts at schools - but how do parents feel about that? In our 2nd half, we hear from About Face, the group behind a powerful new video campaign to better understand people living with facial differences.

    • 50 min
    Voter turnout in federal election near historic lows; celebrating the start of a new fall season

    Voter turnout in federal election near historic lows; celebrating the start of a new fall season

    We discuss what’s behind low voter turnout in the federal election; In our 2nd half, we hear about some of the best ways to spend the fall in B.C.

    • 50 min
    Canadians have re-elected a Liberal minority government

    Canadians have re-elected a Liberal minority government

    After a 36-day campaign and a $600-million election, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau will return to Ottawa as a Prime Minister without a majority. We breakdown the election results with newly elected members of parliament and UBC political scientist, Max Cameron.

    • 51 min
    Voting day in Canada; Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine works in kids aged 5-12; Must watch Fall TV shows

    Voting day in Canada; Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine works in kids aged 5-12; Must watch Fall TV shows

    A representative with Elections Canada discusses how things are going on voting day; an infectious disease specialist from Toronto reacts to Pfizer announcing their vaccine is safe and effective for kids as young as five; and with the Emmy Awards behind us, we explore what TV shows should be on your Fall must watch list.

    • 49 min
    Alberta's active cases of COVID-19 highest in Canada; disability underprioritized this election

    Alberta's active cases of COVID-19 highest in Canada; disability underprioritized this election

    Alberta's cases of COVID-19 are well above the other provinces in Canada, and now the province is asking for help. In our 2nd half, we talk about disability and the lack of attention given to the issue in this election.

    • 51 min

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