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Greg Marchand, assisted suicide, ancient languages and terminal art

Running for his life. When a Victoria man's heart stopped beating for a full twenty minutes during an eight kilometre race, he found the best way to heal was to keep running. He talks about his miraculous recovery.

Many are applauding the recent assisted suicide court ruling. But today, we'll hear from a medical ethicist who has serious concerns about what it could mean for the disabled and elderly.

Googling ancient languages. A new partnership between the tech giant and First Peoples around the globe aims to save indigenous languages. We'll talk to the Victoria team who will lead the project.

Pairing an art legend with an architectural icon. A Robert Bateman gallery will be the main tenant for the CPR steamship terminal in Victoria's inner harbour. We hear the plans.

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