For the week of Feb. 5, 2023:
The anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is just over two weeks away. Vladimir Putin declared war — euphemistically calling it a “special military operation” — after visiting the Beijing Olympics, where he celebrated his alliance with Xi Jinping.
Inna Nagaytseva left Kyiv for safety in Calgary and is pursuing a career as an artist. She was at B.C. Place Stadium for the Vancouver International Boat Show, exhibiting her watercolours and raising money for family back home and those putting their lives on the line to protect her country. Hear Nagaystseva’s interview with host Bob Mackin.
Since the war began Feb. 24, 2022, a renewed focus on energy costs. ResearchCo pollster Mario Canseco returns to thePodcast to discuss the results of his recent survey on British Columbians’ attitudes toward liquefied natural gas, nuclear power and the phase-out of gas-powered vehicles.
Plus Pacific Northwest and Pacific Rim headlines.
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