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Questioning LRT, math app for kids, Juan de Fuca hearing and Victoria's Booker Prize nominee

Waterloo transit critic Peter Shawn Taylor talks about that Ontario city's plans for a light rapid transit system, and why he thinks small cities like Victoria are making a costly mistake by pursuing ambitious light rail plans.

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Tim and Leslee Francis Pelton, a husband and wife team from the University of Victoria, talk about a math app they've developed for kids aged five to 12 to use on iPhones and iPads that help take the fear out of math. 

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Environmental activist Vicky Husband discusses the proposed resort development on the Juan de Fuca trail that is the subject of a two-evening public hearing starting tonight.

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Victoria writer Esi Edugyan talks about her new novel, Half-Blood Blues, and the announcement that she has been shortlisted for the UK's Booker Prize.

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