Halting Hydro's rate increases, challenging the bike helmet law and homeless support group folds
Big changes underway at BC Hydro following a review of proposed rate increases of close to 30 per cent. The rate increases have been halved and Hydro's planning huge job cuts and a complete re-working of the way it does business. We hear from B.C.'s Energy Minister Rich Coleman and speak with CBC Legislative reporter Stephen Smart.
Does the helmet law actually make cycling less safe? Margaret Gallagher explores the debate over compulsory bike helmets, which is the subject of a court challenge.
Betty O'Leary. co-founder of the Hope Outreach Society, talks about why the group,which offers services for Campbell River's homeless, called it quits this week because it can't find a home for itself.