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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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Tuesday

A woman in Alberta is going for the gold this week at the Canada Senior Games. The most impressive part? She's more than a century old.

 

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'Open government' advocate Richard Pietro

Opening the books. We speak with open government advocate Richard Pietro.

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Searching for an ancient fishing weir

Fishing for a lost world. Researchers are looking for the world's oldest fishing weir off the coast of Haida Gwaii. We talk to the University of Victoria professor leading the expedition.

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MS sufferer swims across Cowichan Lake

Making waves. We meet Multiple Sclerosis sufferer Susan Simmons. She just swam seventy kilometres across in Cowichan Lake, to inspire others with the disease.

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Swimming with M.

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"No Tipping" restaurant reverts

David Jones, owner of Smoke n' Water restaurant, created Canada's first "No Tipping" restaurant. After only 3 months, he has reverted to the standard restaurant model. We find out why.

 

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Victoria day camps may help parents

Terry Askham, manager for recreation programs and facilities with the City of Victoria, says day camps are being set up to help families if the teachers' strike continues.

 

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Film Reviews:

Katherine Monk reviews "Calvary" and "If I Stay"

CBC movie reviewer, Katherine Monk, reviews 2 new movies: "Calvary" and "If I Stay."

 

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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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