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Gold-panning, Lyme crusader, new off-road rules and preventing lead poisoning

Brian Marshall  of the Vancouver Island Placer Miners Association gives a gold-panning tutorial to reporter Michael Tymchuk.

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Dr. Ernie Murakami discusses his continuing efforts to promote wider diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease in B.C. and Canada, three years after he was pressured into retirement and characterized as a "zealot" by the B.C. College of Physicians and Surgeons. 

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Steve Thomson, the B.C. Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, talks about plans to introduce new regulations affecting the use of off road vehicles ranging from motorcycles to all-terrain trikes and quads to snowmobiles.

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Kelvin Telmer, a University of Victoria geochemist, discusses the epidemic of lead poisoning among gold miners and children in Nigeria and how it can be stopped.

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