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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.

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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. 

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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.

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