CTV Vancouver’s Legislative Bureau Chief takes B.C. politics to the people. This easily digestible podcast blends storytelling with interviews with everyday people, including a lot of family and friends.
We may look back and think of our childhood as a time when all our dreams seemed possible. But for one girl, poverty and family circumstances ruled that out. She thought when she landed in government care it would probably never happen. Now, she’s on a path she never thought possible
”Governments miss things” says Stephanie Cadieux, a former cabinet minister who admits she made a mistake when in charge, as she successfully moves an amendment to help victims of sexual violence with job protections.
Checking for bombs, creating human shields, and a colleague shot because of his work. These are some of the memories attached to opening up an abortion clinic. It was more than 30 years ago yet the “heartbeat” bills banning abortions in some US states and resulting rhetoric has some women in Canada worried. This week, MLA Janet Routledge stood up in the house to make a statement as the abortion debate on this side of the border focuses on whether the worry is hysteria or not.
Some people (who haven’t been named) apparently didn’t want to talk money laundering with experts studying the issue. But, a new provincial inquiry means they may be compelled to. Will they spill tea? And if so, will there be cookies? Featuring CTV’s Jon Woodward and a little person who could care less about the issue.
Aunt Flo comes to town! Not really. But I do talk to my BFF about periods and the Vancouver mom who started a campaign to get free menstrual products in schools, something the province is mandating province-wide.
If you’re a cynic, you’ll like what my mom has to say and if you’re an idealist you may gravitate towards my dad’s advice...and either perspective will influence your views on what’s about to drop in the legislature scandal
Letters go out starting this week to homeowners in areas captured by the speculation tax. The government is facing criticism from those who point out missteps. Something Bhinder knows a little something about.