All Points West
Food trucks offering more flavour07/21/13
The first ever Victoria Street Food Festival is on today in Centenial Square downtown. Many of the region's food truck and food cart vendors have gathered for the festivities.
Centre of the Universe set to close
The popular destination for school kids, science buffs and tourists has been at the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory in Saanich for decades.
Joining the reading club
We head to the library to meet some very young readers.
Royston Coffee Roasters
Today on Food Matters, Don Genova wakes up and smells the coffee from a unique roasting operation perched on the Old Island Highway.
Cliff Atleo demands answers
The Assembly of First Nations passed an emergency resolution this afternoon in response to revelations about nutrition experiments on Aboriginal children. We speak to the man behind the motion Cliff Atleo of the Nu'Chal nuth Tribal Council.
Volleyballers Josh Howatson and Fred Winters.
Digging for gold.The Canadian Men's Volleyball team is in the World finals for the first time. We catch up with a few of the Victoria area players.
Turbo and Red 2
Katherine Monk reviews two new films.
The Navy responds
Yesterday we reported on internal documents that suggest the Navy played down the damage done to HMCS Corner Brook when it hit the sea floor off Vancouver Island in 2011. Now we get a response from Capt. Luc Cassivi.
Authors who hide their identity
Today on Beyond the Bestseller with Robert Wiersema, we talk about detective novel, The Cuckoo's Calling. It became a bestseller when it was discovered the author was really J.K Rowling.
Retiring in debt
Battling debt is a scary prospect on a fixed income. But a new poll shows that's what more than half of Canadian retirees are doing. We talk to a financial planner about how to deal with debt in retirement.
Swimming Cowichan Lake for MS
A ten hour swim across Lake Cowichan is a daunting proposition for anyone. We meet the woman with MS who's taking on the challenge, to inspire others with the disease.
AFN splinter group
Dissatisfied chiefs are holding an alternative meeting to the Assembly of First Nations General meeting. We look at what the breakaway group hopes to achieve.
HMCS Corner Brook accident
Assessing the damage. New information indicates that damage to the Canadian submarine, Corner Brook, after an accident off Victoria, is worse than we've been led to believe.
Tudor House history
Losing local history. Esquimalt's Tudor House pub was older than the town itself. We hear from a local historian about its significance, after the Tudor House was destroyed today in an early morning fire.
Don Genova visits a Comox Valley goat farm that makes gelato for the lactose-intolerant.
CanDo inventor Celina Berg
Pairing health and technology. We hear from a UVic computer scientist who is developing a series of apps to help people overcome cognitive challenges.
Remembering Cory Monteith
We will speak with a Nanaimo acting coach who helped the thirty one year-old Glee star get his start.
From the Heart: Journey of Reconciliation
There's a new theatre performance in Victoria that's sure to get people talking. Our State of the Arts columnist Jennifer Chrumka tells us more.
Boozing on the beach
A civilized addition to a picnic or an opportunity for a boozy party? The BC government is looking into the idea with a liquor review. Varnya Bromilow gages reaction from an assortment of island mayors.
Aspiring to be the best
Olympic Gold medalist Simon Whitfield talks about a new national mentorship program for amateur athletes.
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