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Smart meter risks, seizing wood imports, Asian night market and cruise ship shuttle

Image top: Richmond's Summer Night Market. Victoria's first Chinatown night market launches tonight (July 27). 
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tp-wdr-smart-meter.jpgThey may be smart, but are they safe? Peter Driessen, an electrical engineering professor at the University of Victoria, talks about health risk and BC Hydro's smart meters.

Image left: Smart meter installed in Harrow, Ont. CBC photo

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Gerry Boivin of the WaterForest Group discusses his company's problem with a shipment of tropical wood from Belize that has been seized and might be burned by federal authorities.

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Asian night markets are springing up in cities across Canada and the newest one launches in Victoria's Chinatown tonight. Organizer Tony Joe talks about how it got started and what people will find there.

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Curtis Grad, CEO of  the Victoria Harbour Authority, discusses options under consideration for getting cruise ship passengers into the downtown core.

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