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Sharing the Square, reviving canoe culture, farm dumping and retooling sawmills

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Ken Kelly discusses how plans are shaping up for the Downtown Victoria Business Association's new skating rink in Victoria's Centennial Square, where Occupy Victoria protesters remain encamped.

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Tyrone Marshall, the co-ordinator of Tseshaht Recreation, talks about the tradition of long dug-out canoes and how his Port Alberni first nation wants to rebuild their culture of carving and paddling. 
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What's in the fill? Lana Popham, the NDP Agriculture critic, raises concerns about what exactly is being dumped on agricultural land such as the former  Babe's Honey farm.

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Western Forest Products vice-chair Lee Doney explains why the company  is making a $200 million investment in Island sawmills to make BC lumber a better fit for the Asian market.

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