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[14 Jul 2017]

The award-winning Georgia Straight journalist Travis Lupick talks to Joseph Planta about covering the opioid crisis in Vancouver and more.

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[13 Jul 2017]

The writer, director and producer Marie Clements discusses the musical documentary film she wrote and directed, The Road Forward, which runs at the Vancity Theatre in Vancouver beginning 14 July 2017, with Joseph Planta.

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[30 Jun 2017]

The NDP MP for Burnaby South Kennedy Stewart discusses the book he’s co-edited (with Michael Chong and Scott Simms), Turning Parliament Inside Out: Practical Ideas for Reforming Canada’s Democracy (Douglas & McIntyre, 2017), with Joseph Planta.

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[28 Jun 2017]

The Globe and Mail’s André Picard discusses his years as one of Canada’s preeminent health journalists and his recent collection of writing, Matters of Life and Death: Public Health Issues in Canada (Douglas & McIntyre, 2017), with Joseph Planta.

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[26 Jun 2017]

The CBC Radio producer and host Geoff Turner discusses his new 10-week series beginning Tuesday, 27 June 2017 On Drugs, and more, with Joseph Planta.

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[7 Jun 2017]

The journalist and founder of Canadaland Jesse Brown discusses The Canadaland Guide to Canada (Published in America) (Touchstone, 2017), Canada, the media and more, with Joseph Planta.

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[1 Jun 2017]

The journalist and author Tom Hawthorn discusses his new book The Year Canadians Lost Their Minds and Found Their Country: The Centennial of 1967 (Douglas & McIntyre, 2017), Canada, bookselling and more, with Joseph Planta.

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[25 May 2017]

The journalist and educator George Orr discusses his new film Talk!, screening Saturday, 03 June 2017, a documentary on news and talk radio in Vancouver, featuring the remarkable journalists and broadcasters like Jack Webster, Pat Burns, Rafe Mair, George Garrett, Warren Barker and others, with Joseph Planta.

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[25 May 2017]

The writer and journalist Omar El Akkad discusses his first book, the novel American War (McClelland & Stewart, 2017), with Joseph Planta.

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[23 May 2017]

The orthopaedic surgeon and author Dr. Stephen Pinney discusses his book How Hockey Can Save Healthcare: A Principle-Based Approach to Reforming the Canadian Healthcare System (Lulu, 2016), with Joseph Planta.