Smart Meter petition, remembering Alex Campbell, assessing treaty progress and Sliammon treaty
It worked for the opponents of the Harmonized Sales Tax. Now, critics of BC Hydro's Smart Meter program are hoping the B.C. Recall and Initiative Act will also help them stop the installation of the wireless devices outside every home in the province. Walter McGinnis is the spokesperson for StopSmartMeters.ca
With the death this week of Alex Campbell Sr., the founder of Thrifty Foods, we hear about his role as a philanthropist and the future of the enterprise that he built into one of the Island's most successful businesses. Interviews with Greater Victoria School Board trusteee Michael McEvoy and and Jeff Archer, an associate professor at the Royal Roads associate faculty of management.
Mary Polak, B.C.'s Aboriginal Relations Minister, discusses the state of treaty negotiations in this province following comments by the head of the B.C. Treaty Commission, Sophie Pierre, who called for the treaty process to change or be shut down.
Roy Francis, senior treaty negotiator of the Sliammon First Nation discusses their long path to getting official title to their traditional territory.