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 19 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, November 5 @ 7PM
TREES, WATER & WILDLIFE
Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, Steve Thomson joins Vaughn Palmer to give an update on the Softwood Lumber Agreement, raw log exports and the state of BC’s forest industry. They also chat about the anticipated wolf cull in the interior of the province and the growing opposition of trophy hunting.
Thursday, November 12 @ 7PM
Jock Finlayson from the Business Council of BC is joined by Simon Fraser University's, Doug McArthur, to discuss the state of BC's economy and the impact of the new federal government on BC's finances.
Thursday, November 19 @ 7PM
END OF SESSION
BC's Finance Minister and Government House Leader, Mike de Jong, recaps what transpired over the fall sitting of the BC Legislature and gives an update on the state of BC's finances.
Thursday, November 26 @ 7PM
CHILDREN, FAMILIES & HEALTH
BC NDP Critics, Judy Darcy (Health) and Doug Donaldson (Ministry of Children & Family Development) join Vaughn Palmer to discuss the healthcare worker firings, deaths of children in the ministries' care and recount what transpired in the the rare fall sitting of the legislature.
Thursday, December 3 @ 7PM
COMMUNITY, SPORT, CULTURE & TRANSLINK
Peter Fassbender, BC's Minister of Community, Sport, Cultural Development and Minister Responsible for TransLink answers questions from mayors across BC and provides an update on what is happening at TransLink.
Thursday, December 10 @ 7PM
LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION
BC NDP Leader and Leader of the Official Opposition, John Horgan recaps the recent fall sitting of the BC Legislature and elaborates on the "delete, delete, delete scandal" plauging the Christy Clark government.