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Barkerville to China, salmon research, and the fate of the HST tax

BC's gold rush brought thousands of new immigrants from all corners of the world. In the Caribou, one of the largest sources of workers was China. Now a trove of images documenting the lives of Chinese miners, workers and merchants in and around Barkerville is being assembled into a travelling exhibit bound for China. Judy Campbell, CEO of Barkerville Historic Town, explains.

Searching for the smoking gun. As the Cohen commission heats up, we'll talk to John D. Reynolds, SFU salmon scientist, about how the highly politicized interest in this topic affects researchers.

Counting down to the deadline. Tomorrow we find out the fate of the HST in BC. The results of the referendum will be released. We'll talk about what to expect with CBC reporter, Stephen Smart.

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