All Points West
Beefing up Canada's Pacific defense
Ottawa columnist David Pugliese weighs in on the debate over which coast Canada's naval fleet should be centred.
Men who love My Little Pony
We hear about a new documentary which follows grown men who love the children's TV show. And we'll also find out how Hey Ocean's lead singer ended up at a Brony convention.
Locals worried about a Rainbow Family gathering
Healing the island or causing chaos? Locals are worried about a Rainbow gathering on Northern Vancouver Island. We'll talk to a proud member of the rainbow family.
Sewage that just won't go away
They are the dirtiest words uttered in the Capital Region -- sewage treatment. We talked with Vic Derman about what he wants the CRD board to know about it.
Your bank account may have been breached
Defending the on-line fortress. The city of Victoria is warning taxpayers to check their bank accounts because of a software breach. We find out how this could have happened and how to prevent it in the future.
Visting the biggest waterfall in Canada
Forget Niagara. It's right here on Vancouver Island. Our "Wild Isle" columnist, Rumon Carter, takes us to Della Falls.
More help needed for depressed young people
A young Saanich man died just days after being released from hospital, despite the protests of family and friends who worried he would hurt himself. Dayne Johnson's mother Pam tells us Dayne's story.
Staunching the flow of city spending
A new report recommends getting rid of Victoria's Crystal Pool as a way of staunching the flow of city spending. The Mayor says no, but other councillors are not so sure. We talk with Councillor Shellie Gudgeon.
Anakana Schofield's book "Malarky"
Anakana Schofield is the BC author of an acclaimed first novel Malarky (Biblioasis). She's generated controversy through a newspaper column on authors and publicity. This was the focus of Jo-Ann's discussion with Robert Wiersma, APW's Beyond The...
Roasting Marshmallows and toasting a nice Pinot
Our time for wine guy, Troy Townsin, has some suggestions for bottles to pack on your camping trip.
Sending surfboards to the Middle East
We hear about a Lantzville entrepreneur who's built a thriving international surf company.
Coming out in the parish
We talk to a gay man, who was a Catholic priest, about his decision to leave the church and what the recent comments from Pope Francis mean for him.
Solving the stink over sewage
Newly appointed Sewage Treatment Program Director, Albert Sweetnam, will earn 290 thousand dollars a year. Is he worth it?
Back to the future
A group of Finnish actors are travelling to Sointula Island to present a theatre piece about the island's fascinating history. We chat with the Finnish creator and the Sointula resident who made it happen.
The Education Minister has removed the two elected representatives and appointed a public administrator to negotiate a deal with teachers. We asked him "Why?"
Fermenting a better soda
This week on Food Matters, Don Genova bubbled his way into the studio with an intriguing new product.
Two Guns and Rocky Mountain Express
Katherine Monk reviews two new films, "Two Guns" and an IMAX movie, "Rocky Mountain Express."
The fire at a Sooke shopping mall estroyed six businesses including the office of the Sooke News Mirror. We talk to the publisher of The Mirror.
Actor Rod Beattie has performed the role of "Walt Wingfield" a staggering 4,500 times. We chat with Rod about his show on now at the Belfry Theatre.
Waiting for the money
The deadline is looming for the province to get an offer in for a treasured chunk of Quadra Island. We check in with the owners.
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