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Political panel, sex workers' program threatened and TEDx comes to Victoria

View of Centennial Square and Occupy Victoria tents Thursday morning (Ken Kelly/DVBA)

Politics and the Occupation: Our Friday panel takes a look at the global protest's impact in local politics, and new rules for paying government employees' legal bills.

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Two agencies helping sex-trade workers in Vancouver are out of cash and shutting down. Gregor speaks with Marion Little, executive director of PEERS, which does similar work in Victoria, and with a former sex trade worker who went through PEERS job training program.

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Victoria's version of the global gathering of big ideas takes place this weekend. Gregor speaks with UVic writing professor David Leach who will be presenting a talk on using old ideas to refine modern urban spaces.

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