Voice of BC
Thursdays at 7PM.
What is Voice of BC?
Voice of BC, Shaw TV’s weekly public affairs program, has been produced for the past 18 years. The program gives British Columbians the opportunity to hear from top politicians in B.C. and across Canada, as well as leaders in the academic and business communities, in a balanced and thoughtful forum.
Voice of BC is hosted by respected Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer. One of B.C.’s foremost political commentators, Palmer brings his unique style and perspective on B.C. politics to this series.
To view archived Voice of BC shows...
DID YOU KNOW that Voice of BC is on Facebook. Check out our page for upcoming shows and short video clips from each week’s show.
DID YOU KNOW that Voice of BC now has it’s own U-Tube channel called Voice of BC Snapshots. Here you will find hundreds of short video clips on a large number of topics. These are a great way to invest 30-40 seconds on a topic or key political figure in BC politics, or a great learning tool for educators at both the K-12 and post secondary levels.
Thursday, March 13 @ 7pm
Health care costs have been kept down for the past year, but what are the implications for those accessing healthcare in BC? Health Minister Terry Lake discusses...
Thursday, March 20 @ 7pm
BC TEACHERS' FEDERATION
As the BCTF [BC Teachers' Federation] and the government try to find a way to move forward, how will the government's appealing of the recent court decision impact on contract negotiations? President of the BCTF, Jim Iker, speaks to Vaughn Palmer about the issues.
Thursday, March 27 @ 7pm
BC NDP POINT OF VIEW
The BC NDP look for a new leader and possibly a new direction while continuing to challenge the BC government's agenda on a number of fronts. Guests are BC NDP Health Critic, Judy Darcy and BC NDP Advanced Education Critic, David Eby.
Thursday, April 3 @ 7pm
LNG IN BC
Minister for Natural Gas Development and Housing, Rich Coleman is the guest on Voice of BC. He speaks with Vaughn Palmer about what BC’s LNG future will look like and whether it can meet the financial promise laid out by the Clark government.
Thursday, April 10 @ 7pm
THE MEDIA PANEL
Who are the political newsmakers? What are the key current events? And what should British Columbians expect from this session of the legislature? Global TV’s Bureau Chief, Keith Baldrey and National Correspondent for The Global and Mail, Justine Hunter discuss on the Media Panel.
Thursday, April 17 @ 7pm
Find out what BC Environment Minister, Mary Polak, thinks the key environmental issues are for BC... and how well her ministry is addressing these concerns.
Thursday, April 24 @ 7pm
PRIVACY & FREEDOM OF INFORMATION
Privacy and Freedom of Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham discusses how well British Columbians’ privacy is being protected. And how BC’s government is doing when it comes to transparency...