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All Points West
with Jo-Ann Roberts

Listen Live to CBC Radio One

All Points West weekdays 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
CBC Radio One 90.5 FM Victoria live stream 90.5 FM Victoria

Wednesday

Measuring Lonely Doug. One of the tallest trees in Canada stands in the middle of a clearcut out past Port Renfrew. We'll find out how tall, and what this tree could mean for a new forest.

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Remembering Herb Gray

A former deputy prime minister and Canada's first Jewish federal cabinet minister has died at the age of 82. Welook at his life and legacy with his Liberal cabinet colleague, David Anderson.
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Pros and cons of taking humpbacks off list

The government says Northern Pacific Humback whales are no longer "threatened" but merely "species of special concern". Environmentalists say, that's not true. We get reaction from environmental lawyer Laura Bowman.
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We speak with marine mammal biologist Andrew Trites who thinks that humpback whales losing endangered status is a very good thing.
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Creative Class:

Creating a musical odyssey

On this week's Creative Class, Amanda Farrell-Low tells us about how two composers from the University of Victoria came to write an original score for Langham Court Theatre's production of The Penelopiad.
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Victoria and Esquimalt make policing deal

We talk to Esquimalt mayor Barb Desjardins about the new ten year policing arrangement for Victoria and Esquimalt.
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Food Matters:

Looking at California's sustainability

Driving the coast of California was an eye-opening experience for Don Genova. Today on Food Matters we find out what he saw.
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Film Reviews:

Transcendence and Bears

Katherine Monk reviews two new films.

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Searchlight: Vote Now!

Searchlight: The Hunt for Canada's Best New ArtistCast your vote and send one musical act from your area on to the national finals! Give them a chance to win $20,000 in music gear and more! You can listen to last year's champions on CBC Music.
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Jared Miller hits the right notes

The Victoria Symphony has a new composer in residence and he's their youngest one ever. We meet Jared Miller.
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BC farmers reinvent the selfie

Local farmers are posting 'felfies' to show their opposition to porposed changes to the Agricultural Land Reform. We meet the Comox Valley farmer who started the trend.
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Beyond the Bestseller, Bookclub:

Revisiting Grapes of Wrath

On the seventy fifth anniversary of the book's publication, Rob Wiersema takes another look at the Steinbeck classic
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