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Shelter celebration, supporting families, Denman Island debris and salmon disease denied

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Michael Tymchuk dropped by the first birthday party for the Rock Bay Landing Emergency Shelter and Transitional Housing complex on Ellice Street in Victoria, and speaks with manager Don McTavish.

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"Families first" is a current B.C. government theme. But how can local governments support families? Rupert Downing of the Community Social Planning Council, talks about a forum on city halls and families in Victoria today (Nov. 9).

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No one likes a litterbug, especially when it involves four tonnes of debris. An update on a story we told you last week about the garbage from shellfish farms that have washed up on the shores of Denman Island.

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B.C. salmon farmers say the latest government tests contradict claims of a deadly fish disease in our waters. Gregor speaks with Mary Ellen Walling, executive director of the BC Salmon Farmers Federation.

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