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REDD Alert, geriatric care, bear attacks and shark fin soup. Plus: Federal energy grants return

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The push is on to ban shark fin soup in BC. Food writer Francis Lam says the ban is more ethically complicated than it appears on the surface.

photo credit: shark fin soup by Chee Hong/Flickr

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A well-known franchise appears to be taking advantage of an opportunity to expand into the Nanaimo area. 

 However, it's not the kind of business that is welcomed by most people. 

Members of the Redd Alert gang are making their presence known in Nanaimo.  A  member of the gang was arrested in Nanaimo for the first time this month.

RCMP Cpl Mike Moyer talks about this group's origins and activities.

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As U.S. hospitals create emergency wards just for seniors, guest host David Lennam speaks with Dr. Marilyn Bater about specialized seniors services offered here on Vancouver Island. 

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With three bear attacks in as many weeks, Mike Badry, the wildlife conflicts prevention coordinator at the Ministry of Environment, discusses whether attacks and bear shootings are on the rise.

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A hugely popular renovation grant program has just been revived by the federal government. We hear about the details.

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