George and Jody wonder whether the Prime Minster’s hard stance on China was based on polling or instinct; admit that Vancouver probably won’t see the NHL Playoffs and that’s just fine; get into a complicated conversation about racism and how one Vancouver School Board Trustee is facing some serious criticism for comments he made this week; and, of course, drinking in Vancouver’s public places — it’s a go!
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