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Gold River and Campbell River trash plans, Saanich cycle-trail fix, and vegan shoe store

A company that's proposing to ship Vancouver's garbage for incineration in Gold River got a big boost this week with the B.C. government's approval of a new waste plan for the region. The plan includes incineration at a waste-to-energy plant somewhere in the province. Covanta Energy Corp. Vice-President Thomas Lyons discusses the Gold River proposal. 

Image left: Covanta Energy Corp. rendering of Gold River waste-to-energy plant. 

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Campbell River's only landfill is running out of room. Edwin Grieve,  Chair of the Comox Valley Regional District, discusses the prospect of shipping it to the region's only other landfill, in Cumberland.

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Saanich Councillor Judy Brownoff speaks with Khalil Akhtar about a $100,000 cycling trail improvement for Saanich that is planned to fix a number of trouble spots at busy intersections in the municipality.

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A new animal-friendly shoe store is opening its doors in Victoria. Sarah Towle checks out the new footwear trend.

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