LISTEN
Public Hearings
The commission held 15 public hearings on its Preliminary Report through April and May 2015.
Listen to recordings of public hearings. Click on an area below and access the recordings through the ‘Listen’ link under the hearing start time for each public hearing date.

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April-May 2015 Public Hearings (Phase two)
  • Date
    City/Town
    Location
    Hearing Start Time
  • Monday, Oct. 6
    Kamloops
    The Plaza Hotel 405 Victoria St Blackwell Hall
    10 a.m. Listen to the hearing recording
  • Monday, Oct. 6
    Salmon Arm
    Prestige Harbourfront Resort and Convention Centre 251 Harbourfront Dr NE
    5 p.m. Listen to the hearing recording
  • Tuesday, Oct. 7
    Revelstoke
    Coast Hillcrest Hotel 2100 Oak Dr Mt. Revelstoke Banquet Hall
    10 a.m. Listen to the hearing recording
  • Tuesday, Oct. 7
    Cranbrook
    St. Eugene Golf Resort 7777 Mission Road Chief David Room
    6 p.m. Listen to the hearing recording
  • Wednesday, Oct. 8
    Trail
    Best Western Plus Columbia River Hotel 1001 Rossland Ave Columbia Room
    10:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 8
    Penticton
    Days Inn and Conference Centre 152 Riverside Dr Riverside Conference Room
    5:30 p.m. Listen to the hearing recording
  • Thursday, Oct. 9
    Kelowna
    Prestige Inn Kelowna 1675 Abbott St Regatta Room
    10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Listen to the 10 a.m. hearing recording
(April 14-18) find locations   
  • Date
    City/Town
    Location
    Hearing Start Time
  • Tuesday, April 14
    Hope
    Hope Golf Club 900 Golf Course Road
    3 p.m. Listen to the hearing recording
  • Wednesday, April 15
    Abbotsford
    Sandman Hotel & Suites 32720 Simon Ave, Studio 3
    9:30 a.m. Listen to the hearing recording
  • Wednesday, April 15
    Langley
    Best Western Plus Langley Inn 5978 Glover Rd, Willow Room
    3:30 p.m. Listen to the hearing recording
  • Thurday, April 16
    Surrey
    Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel 15269 104 Ave, Tynehead 1
    9:30 a.m. Listen to the hearing recording
  • Thursday, April 16
    North Vancouver
    Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier 138 Victory Ship Way, Pier Salon
    3:30 p.m. Listen to the hearing recording
  • Friday, April 17
    Vancouver
    SFU Harbour Centre 515 West Hastings St, 1400-1410 Segal Centre
    9 a.m. Listen to the hearing recording
  • Friday, April 17
    Richmond
    Pacific Gateway Hotel at Vancouver Airport 3500 Cessna Dr, Red Cedar Ballroom A
    3 p.m. Listen to the hearing recording
(May 12-14) find locations   
  • Date
    City/Town
    Location
    Hearing Start Time
  • Tuesday, May 12
    Williams Lake
    Thompson River University 1250 Western Avenue, Room 1251
    10 a.m. Listen to the hearing recording
  • Tuesday, May 12
    Prince George
    Coast Inn of the North 770 Brunswick Street, Summit Room
    4 p.m. Listen to the hearing recording
  • Wednesday, May 13
    Kamloops
    Coast Kamloops Hotel and Conference Centre 1250 Rogers Way, Columbia Room
    10 a.m. Listen to the hearing recording
  • Wednesday, May 13
    Vernon
    Prestige Hotel and Conference Centre 4411-32nd Street, Vernon Salon
    4 p.m. Listen to the hearing recording
  • Thursday, May 14
    Princeton
    Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 56 172 Bridge St., Legion Hall
    11 a.m. Listen to the hearing recording
(May 25-27) find locations   
  • Date
    City/Town
    Location
    Hearing Start Time
  • Monday, May 25
    Courtenay
    Best Western -The Westerly Hotel and Convention Centre 1590 Cliffe Ave, Ballroom
    12 p.m. Listen to the hearing recording
  • Tuesday, May 26
    Nanaimo
    Coast Bastion Hotel 11 Bastion Street, Benson Room
    9 a.m. Listen to the hearing recording
  • Tuesday, May 26
    Victoria
    Harbour Towers Hotel and Suites 345 Quebec St, West Harbour Ballroom
    3:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 27
    (MLA submissions only)
    Victoria
    Harbour Towers Hotel and Suites 345 Quebec St, West Harbour Ballroom
    9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Listen to the 9 a.m. hearing recording Listen to the
    7 p.m. hearing recording
(April 14-18)    
(May 12-14)    
(May 25-27)    
September-November 2014 Public Hearings (Phase one)
(September 22-26)    
  • Date
    City/Town
    Location
    Hearing Start Time
  • Monday, Sept. 22
    Prince Rupert
    Crest Hotel 222 1st Ave West British Columbia Room
    6:30 p.m. Listen to the hearing recording
  • Tuesday, Sept. 23
    Terrace
    Terrace Sportsplex 3215 Eby St Banquet Room
    10 a.m.
  • Tuesday, Sept. 23
    Smithers
    Hudson Bay Lodge 3251 E Hwy 16 Ferguson Room
    6 p.m. Listen to the hearing recording
  • Wednesday, Sept. 24
    Fort Nelson
    Fort Nelson Hotel 5110 50 Ave N Tiki Room
    10 a.m.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 24
    Dawson Creek
    Super 8 Dawson Creek 1440 Alaska Ave
    4 p.m. Listen to the hearing recording
  • Thursday, Sept. 25
    Prince George
    Sandman Signature Hotel and Suites 2990 Recplace Dr Great Room
    3 p.m. Listen to the hearing recording
  • Friday, Sept. 26
    Quesnel
    Best Western Plus Tower Inn 500 Reid St Banquet Room
    8:30 a.m. Listen to the hearing recording
  • Friday, Sept. 26
    Williams Lake
    Ramada Convention Centre 1118 Lakeview Cres
    2 p.m. Listen to the hearing recording
(October 6-10)    
  • Date
    City/Town
    Location
    Hearing Start Time
  • Monday, Oct. 6
    Kamloops
    The Plaza Hotel 405 Victoria St Blackwell Hall
    10 a.m. Listen to the hearing recording
  • Monday, Oct. 6
    Salmon Arm
    Prestige Harbourfront Resort and Convention Centre 251 Harbourfront Dr NE
    5 p.m. Listen to the hearing recording
  • Tuesday, Oct. 7
    Revelstoke
    Coast Hillcrest Hotel 2100 Oak Dr Mt. Revelstoke Banquet Hall
    10 a.m. Listen to the hearing recording
  • Tuesday, Oct. 7
    Cranbrook
    St. Eugene Golf Resort 7777 Mission Road Chief David Room
    6 p.m. Listen to the hearing recording
  • Wednesday, Oct. 8
    Trail
    Best Western Plus Columbia River Hotel 1001 Rossland Ave Columbia Room
    10:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 8
    Penticton
    Days Inn and Conference Centre 152 Riverside Dr Riverside Conference Room
    5:30 p.m. Listen to the hearing recording
  • Thursday, Oct. 9
    Kelowna
    Prestige Inn Kelowna 1675 Abbott St Regatta Room
    10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Listen to the 10 a.m. hearing recording
(October 20-24)    
  • Date
    City/Town
    Location
    Hearing Start Time
  • Monday, Oct. 20
    Squamish
    Sea to Sky Hotel, Banquet and Conference Centre 40330 Tantalus Rd Ballroom
    2:30 p.m. Listen to the hearing recording
  • Tuesday, Oct. 21
    Vancouver
    Simon Fraser University, Harbour Centre 515 West Hastings St 1400-1410 Segal Centre
    9 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Listen to the 9 a.m. hearing recording Listen to the 1:30 p.m. hearing recording Listen to the 6:30 p.m. hearing recording
  • Wednesday, Oct. 22
    Burnaby
    Executive Suites Hotel 4201 Lougheed Hwy Pavilion
    9 a.m. Listen to the hearing recording
  • Wednesday, Oct. 22
    Port Coquitlam
    Poco Inn & Suites Hotel 1545 Lougheed Hwy Poco Room
    3 p.m. Listen to the hearing recording
  • Thursday, Oct. 23
    Surrey
    Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel 15269 104th Avenue Guildford B
    9 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. Listen to the 1:30 p.m. hearing recording Listen to the 6 p.m. hearing recording
  • Friday, Oct. 24
    Langley
    Cascades Casino, Coast Hotel & Convention Centre 20393 Fraser Hwy Mackie Room
    9 a.m.
  • Friday, Oct. 24
    Abbotsford
    Best Western Regency Inn 32110 Marshall Rd Crown A, B & C
    2:30 p.m. Listen to the hearing recording
(November 3-7)    
  • Date
    City/Town
    Location
    Hearing Start Time
  • Monday, Nov. 3
    Sechelt
    Driftwood Motor Inn 5454 Trail Avenue Meeting Room
    1:30 p.m. Listen to the hearing recording
  • Tuesday, Nov. 4
    Powell River
    Powell River Town Centre Hotel 4660 Joyce Avenue Malaspina/Jervis Room
    9 a.m. Listen to the hearing recording
  • Tuesday, Nov. 4
    Courtenay
    The Westerly Hotel & Convention Centre, Best Western Plus 1590 Cliffe Avenue Ballroom
    2:30 p.m. Listen to the hearing recording
  • Wednesday, Nov. 5
    Campbell River
    Anchor Inn & Suites 261 Island Hwy Tyee Room
    9 a.m.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 5
    Port Alberni
    Best Western Plus, Barclay Hotel 4277 Stamp Avenue Arrowsmith Room
    3:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 6
    Nanaimo
    Coast Bastion Hotel 11 Bastion Street Chemanius Room
    9 a.m. Listen to the hearing recording
  • Thursday, Nov. 6
    Victoria
    Marriott, Victoria Inner Harbour 728 Humboldt Street Terrace Room
    3:30 p.m. Listen to the 3:30 p.m. hearing recording
  • Friday, Nov. 7
    Victoria
    Marriott, Victoria Inner Harbour 728 Humboldt Street Terrace Room
    9 a.m. Listen to the 9 a.m. hearing recording
(September 22-26)    
(October 6-10)    
(October 20-24)    
(November 3-7)