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VTW 027 What’s wrong with Mile Zero anyways? Plus, we review “A Long Time Running” - Victoria This Week

There's a pitch to change Mile Zero, where Douglas Street (technically the Trans Canada at this point), ends at Dallas Road next to Beacon Hill Park. What are the changes proposed? Why are they being proposed? Let's dive in through the big orange zero and discuss! Plus, we review "A Long Time Running," a documentary about Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip's final tour in 2016, which heavily features the Victoria show.

Duration: 00:44:51

VTW 026 Speaker drama in B.C. Politics. Plus, pot shop theories and killer whales - Victoria This Week

Is this finally the end of the B.C. election saga? The speaker of the legislature is chosen in dramatic fashion (and Ryan gets too excited about it). Plus, we have a prediction for how legalized marijuana will be sold in B.C., there's a whale quiz, and trees that decide to discard branches.

Duration: 00:45:19

VTW 025 What’s up with fish farms? Plus, awkward encounters at B.C. Parks - Victoria This Week

After a fish farm in the San Juan Islands releases thousands of Atlantic salmon into local waters, we go over the big picture of salmon farming. Plus, a lively discussion over bridge tolls and awkward human experiences unique to camping in B.C. Parks.

Duration: 00:46:02

VTW 024 The movie episode - Victoria This Week

A Johnny Depp movie called "Richard Says Goodbye" has been filming at Hatley Castle, and the latest "Pup Star" movie is shooting downtown. That gets us into our Victoria This Week list of best movies that feature our city. Also the McKenzie interchange project is delayed, the Commonwealth Games bid seems dead, an Island musical festival gets a new name and new acts, and much more on this week's show. Follow us at @ryanpricecfax @ballofchill @CoreyTheJam

Duration: 00:45:55

VTW 023 What’s the deal with the Commonwealth Games? Plus, birds - Victoria This Week

We cover Victoria's attempt to bring the Commonwealth Games to Victoria in 2022, the design for (what could become) downtown's new tallest building, and... James Ball visits the raptor centre in Duncan and things get weird.

Duration: 00:43:59

VTW 022 Welcome aboard BC Ferries - Victoria This Week

B.C. Ferry secrets, social media, and Ryan's Nature Corner. All in this week's episode of Victoria This Week.

Duration: 00:44:14

VTW 021 Tall buildings-tiny rooms. Plus, Bob Dylan and Genevieve the Goat - Victoria This Week

In this week's show we catch up with the city's explosive construction and development growth with Mike Kozakowski from, including an update on what's supposed to be a 30 (now 29) storey building downtown. Regular guests Corey and James review the Bob Dylan concert in Vancouver and Ryan's Nature Corner tackles the story of high-tech volunteers who rescue animals... animals like Genevieve the Goat.

Duration: 00:44:20

VTW 020 BC Politics and Peacocks - Victoria This Week

Ryan and regular guests Corey and James talk about the week's news and... other stuff.

Duration: 00:43:32

VTW 019 Tantrum Etiquette and Army Worms - Victoria This Week

0:00 - 15:05: Guy yells and mom and her kids in Langford. Why? Because her three year old threw a tantrum. The story had a happy ending but also caused a lot of discussion about being on both sides of the situation. Special guest Ceara K from 107.3 KOOL FM joins us to discuss tantrum etiquette. 15:05 - 21:26: What ever happened to that casino that was supposed to come downtown? 21:26 - 44:45: The regulars James and Corey discuss camping at Goldstream, Glow on Netflix, and a new edition of...

Duration: 00:44:44

VTW 018 New premier, new beer, new words - Victoria This Week

0:00 - 12:21: Interview with John Horgan, the new Premier of British Columbia. He's the MLA for Langford-Juan de Fuca and that makes him the first Premier from Vancouver Island in over 60-years. 12:21 -26:35: News from the local craft beer scene! Beer writer Joe Wiebe joins the show and also give us a list of 9 local beers you should try. 26:35 - 46:41: Regular guests Corey and James review the Ryan Adams concert, update the hawk in the eagle's nest in Sidney, and conduct a quiz.

Duration: 00:46:40

VTW 017 Victoria’s sex industry. Plus, talking to a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member - Victoria This Week

0:00 - 14:25: Special guest Rob Buffam from CTV Vancouver Island covered Victoria's sex industry in a special series this week. We talk to him about what he learned. 14:25 - 19:46: Oops, Bob Dylan cancelled his local concert. 19:46 - 25:23: A strange sea-creature called a "pyrosome" is invading the ocean off Vancouver Island. Problem is, it looks terrifying/hilarious. 25:23 - 34:20: James isn't so sure about the "Diner en Blanc" event. 34:20 - 43:41: We share Corey's interview with Rock...

Duration: 00:43:41

VTW 016 Airbnb and billeting the homeless - Victoria This Week

Victoria City Council is moving to restrict short term vacation rentals and the mayor is suggesting we billet the homeless in the face of a housing crisis. There's a lot to talk about this week. On the lighter side - concerts and comedy shows galore to cover on this week's edition of Victoria This Week.

Duration: 00:43:33

VTW 015 Urban farming in Victoria with “Topsoil,” plus wildlife encounters and concert announcements - Victoria This Week

0:00 - 26:38: INTERVIEW. The owner/operator of "Topsoil," Chris Hildreth, is trying to bring large scale farming into the city... and he's doing it. Currently located at Dockside Green, they're now open to public sales after previously providing for restaurants exclusively. 26:38 - 37:10: Wildlife in the news. We discuss a eagle in Sidney that's raising a baby hawk and Ryan's close encounter with a deer. 37:10 - 50:42: Music news! The Sadies are coming to Victoria. Corey argues they're one...

Duration: 00:50:41

VTW 014 Gotta place to rent? Plus, weed eaters - Victoria This Week

Special guest Louise Hartland from CTV Vancouver Island tells us the story of a U-Vic student who dropped out because she couldn't find a decent home to rent. Also, Arcade Fire are coming. Also, we all have weed eaters....

Duration: 00:44:15

VTW 013 The start of resolution - Victoria This Week

Join host Ryan Price as he hangs out with Corey Polkinghorne and James Ball to discuss the week's news. This week, we started to see some resolution in several big local news stories - a guilty plea in the case of Constable Sarah Beckett, former Victoria Police Chief Frank Elsner getting a new job, and the election results firm up two weeks after the election. We chat about possible fines for smokers in the CRD. Plus, a brand new water park opens in Esquimalt...and it's great.

Duration: 00:42:44

VTW 012 Road raging our way to the U2 concert - Victoria This Week

0:00 - 25:25: Top story discussion includes the viral road rage video, a downtown burger joint that's jumping right to a $15-an-hour minimum wage, and an update on new tall buildings. 25:25 - 44:36: The U2 concert review.

Duration: 00:44:35

VTW 011 The B.C. election was bonkers! - Victoria This Week

0:00 - 29:16: B.C. election wrap up. We review all the Victoria area races and geek-out on possibilities since no one really won. What does that mean? 29:16 - 43:47: We review our favourite hikes in Victoria, plus a new "Netflix Review."

Duration: 00:43:46

VTW 010 New bike lanes cause a commotion and Mr. Floatie says goodbye - Victoria This Week

New bike lanes cause a commotion and Mr. Floatie says goodbye

Duration: 00:42:26

VTW 009 Attention Costco drivers! Plus, comfy theatre experiences - Victoria This Week

0:00 - 21:00: The return of the "Top Story of the Week" panel discussion featuring Mike Kozakowski from and Roszan Holmen from CFAX 1070. 21:00 - 44:22: The "Regular Panel" of Corey Polkinghorne and James Ball review the modern movie theatre experience.

Duration: 00:44:22

VTW 008 Local election predictions. Plus, tales from 4-20 in Victoria - Victoria This Week

0:00 - 20:52: B.C. Election predictions for the South Island! Ryan makes his (probably wrong) predictions for what's going to happen in the Greater Victoria area come the May 9th provincial vote. He's helped out by Andrew McLeod from 20:52 - 44:45: Special guest Ceara K from 107.3 KOOL FM joins the panel discussion, which ranges from 4-20 in Victoria to the ridiculous Rainbow Unicorn Frap story.

Duration: 00:44:44

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