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All Points West
with Jo-Ann Roberts

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All Points West weekdays 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
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Friday

Getting the freedom to choose. The CRTC wants Canadians to weigh in on it's new pick and pay proposal. We'll tell you what you need to consider before you do.

 

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The High School at VIU

Mixing high school and higher education. We hear about a unique secondary school located on campus at Vancouver Island University.

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A chat with hitchBOT

Powering down after a long trip. HitchBOT, the hitch hiking robot arrived in Victoria this weekend. Jean Paetkau sat with the robot for a chat.

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Creative Class:

A 2014 Fringe preview

On this week's Creative Class, Amanda Farrell-Low talks about some of the local plays at this year's Victoria Fringe Festival.

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Turning monologue into dialogue

Victoria comedian Andrew Bailey will talk to us about writing, depression, and that cabin in the woods.

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An e-cigarette reality check

Ending e-cigarette-use. The debate over e-cigarettes and how they should be regulated is raging in cities across Canada. We hear from health commentator Maureen Taylor.

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hitchBOT hits Mile 0

Hitching a ride to fame. A robot has made it coast-to-coast, relying on the kindness of strangers and becoming a social media star along the way. We meet her creators.

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Parents' concerns as the strike continues

Mediator Vince Ready agreed to have exploratory talks with teachers and their employer. This is fanning hope for some parents. John Puddifoot, vice-president of the B.C. Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils, explain parents' unique concerns.

 

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Competing for the best trucker award

Vancouver Island's first ever Pro Truck Rodeo will crown the Island's best trucker. Gord Price, the man behind the event, explains what the truckers have to do to win.

 

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Photographer spotted sea otter

Cheryl Alexander is a wildlife photographer and former environmental consultant who has been watching and photographing a sea otter hanging out near Ten Mile Point. She shares her delight in seeing this rare creature.

 

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Film Reviews:

The Giver and The Expendables 3

Katherine Monk reviews two new films.

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