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 YouTube 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 and a great learning tool for educators at both the K-12 and post secondary levels.
Thursday, December 18 @ 7pm
BOB WILLIAMS RETROSPECTIVE
Former BC NDP Cabinet Minister from the 1970’s Dave Barrett government and current member of the Vancity Board - has been and continues to be a strong voice in British Columbia on issues he believes are key to the province of BC’s future.
Thursday, December 25 @ 7pm
THE 2 NORMANS
UVic Professor Emeritus Norman Ruff and former Chief of Staff to Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, Norman Spector, bring their unique perspective to BC and Canadian politics. They discuss the Premier’s LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) strategies; the BC NDP under its new leadership; the future of the BC Green Party as well as recent events taking place in both our province and our country.
Special tribute is also paid to retiring Producer of Voice of BC, John Richardson.
Thursday, January 1 @ 7pm
LIQUIFIED NATURAL GAS
David Keane from the LNG (Liquified Natural Gas) Alliance provides the industry's point of view on the promise of LNG for BC.
Thursday, January 8 @ 7pm
BC'S PROVINCIAL HEALTH OFFICER
BC's Provincial Health Officer Dr. Perry Kendall's mandate is to bring to the attention of government health issues and ways to address these issues through public policy.
Thursday, January 15 @ 7pm
DAVID ANDERSON RETROSPECTIVE
Former Leader of the BC Liberals in the 1970's, an MP during the early years of Trudeaumania and a Federal Liberal Cabinet Minister in the 1990's under Jean Chretien, David Anderson has seen a lot of politics over the past many decades. His work as Minister of the Environment was in many ways the highest point that Canada reached before slipping backward on the environment file with governments that followed his tenure.
Thursday, January 22 @ 7pm
WATER USAGE IN BC
Deborah Harford from ACT (Adaption to Climate Change Team) from Simon Fraser University and Ben Parfitt from the POLIS Project on Ecological Governance from the University of Victoria and the Canadian Centre on Policy Alternatives discuss some of the key issues that need to be addressed with water usage in BC.
Thursday, January 29 @ 7pm
Former BC Liberal Health Minister George Abbott and former BC NDP Health Minister Paul Ramsey discuss the challenges they faced in this ministry and how they see healthcare issues unfolding in the future.