Kinsol Trestle reopens, Cumberland fest moves, Ledge Guys, Nanaimo-bar trail and Gold River
Brian Farquhar, Parks and Trails Manager for the Cowichan Valley Regional District, talks about refurbishing of the historic Kinsol Trestle at the grand reopening for the 44-metre high rail bridge-turned walking, biking and equestrian trail.
Vigst Schulman, artistic director of the Big Time Out Festival in Cumberland, explains why the fest is forced to make a last-minute change of venue because of police concerns over security following a fatal stabbing at an unrelated event in Courtenay last week.
The HST is back in the news this week as the referendum deadline looms. CBC Legislative reporters Stephen Smart and Jeff Davies discuss new criticism about ballot mix-ups and the hiring of Liberal insiders.
Chelsea Barr talks about her creation of "the Nanaimo Bar Trail", a self-guided tour through more than 20 different shops, cafes, and bars in Nanaimo that sell Nanaimo bars or Nanaimo-bar-flavoured items.
Lynn Unger, a Gold River village councillor, discusses local reaction to the latest step to creating a energy-from-waste incineration plant in that community to handle the trash from the Greater Vancouver area.