On the Island
People from around North America are in Victoria this week learning the most widely spoken artificial language.
Mr Floatie speaks out again
With Esquimalt balking the building of a centralized sewage treatment, we find out what Mr. Floatie, aka James Skwarok, thinks should happen next.
An anti-spam law primer
Ottawa's new anti-spam legislation comes into effect next week. So will that mean the end of electronic junk mail? We get a primer.
Mediator Lorne Slotnick
In light of the B.C teacher's labour dispute with the government, we talk to a professional mediator about the processand pain of bringing two very different sides together.
Students discuss teacher strike
The four scariest words in the teachers dispute with government: "Class size and Composition". We hear about what this means to students.
Grace Islet archeologist Eric McLay
Should a private home and a First Nations burial area co-exist? We get perspective from an archaeologist who has seen the bones at Grace Islet.
Landmine activist Yeshua Moser-Puangsuwan
In 1997, Canada hosted a convention to eliminate landmines around the world. The Ottawa Convention is under review in Mozambique this week. We talk to a Victoria activist who is attending the conference.
Students weigh in on the teacher's labour dispute
We get student perspectives on the dispute that has shut them out of their schools and its impact.
Les Miserables in Chemainus
David Lennam reviews the Chemainus Theatre's production of Les Miserables.
Saanich school chair Wayne Hunter
When the teachers settle, who will pay the bill? We ask the chair of the Saanich School Board.
Football or soccer?
You say football, I say soccer. Let's call the whole thing off. But not until we hear from a soccer historian on why most North Americans call it soccer.
Getting ready for the battle over bitumen
A quiet "maybe" for a heavy oil pipeline and a resounding pledge to block it, physically or in the courts. Our Friday panel looks at what's ahead for the Enbridge Northern Gateway project.
An island legion closes
The Royal Canadian Legion in Duncan is closing it's door. We speak to the President about what this means for our military veterans.
Sitka founder goes into lure business
A local entrepreneur is branching out from his retail roots to his very own fishing lure and sales are off the hook. We speak with Andrew Paine.
Air Canada executive talks up Rouge
Air Canada has started a new type of airline service called Rouge. And it certainly has some air travellers seeing red.
Music teacher Andrea Blair
A music teacher at Gordon Head has devised a way to help her student with dyslexia to interpret sheet music. CBC producer Kate Wiley gets a private concert.
Miracle cure or snake oil?
As stem-cell researchers from around the world gather for a conference in B.C. we speak with a legal expert about how to distinguish hope from hype.
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
Monica Prendergast reviews Langham Court Theatre's production of the 1966 Tom Stoppard play.
Remembering Cumberland's Chinatown
The Village of Cumberland has a plan to commemorate the early Chinese and Japanese migrants who worked the local coal mines back in the day
Debating defensive urban architecture
Spikes where once a tired soul might have sat or slept. We join the debate over what they call "defensive urban architecture"
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