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Bear encounter, VGH power failure, dead carver honoured and BC Ferries. Plus, climate change course

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Riley Teufel talks about his frightening encounter with a black bear in Campbell River that sniffed him while he played dead.

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Gregor talks about Monday's power outage at Victoria General Hospital with Norma Jones, the director of emergency management for the Vancouver Island Health Authority. The power failure forced the hospital to cancel more than 30 non-emergency surgeries and run on back-up generators.

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Connie Sue Martin, the founder of the John T. Williams memorial totem pole project, discusses the ceremony planned in Seattle to honour the Vancouver Island carver who was shot and killed by a police officer one year ago.

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Former ferries MInister Gordon Wilson talks about options for helping BC Ferry Services through the rough financial waters it is experiencing. 

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B.C. Environment Minister Terry Lake talks about a new program of online climate change courses for civil servants. 

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