Seniors housing, salmon surplus, Occupying Xmas and debating homelessness in Courtenay
If not Oak Bay, then perhaps Colwood? Gregor speaks with Howard Johnson, the CEO of the Baptist Housing Society about the future of the proposed facility for seniors with dementia which was rejected by Oak Bay Council last week.
Gregor speaks with Ian Robert of Marine Harvest Canada about a global oversupply of farmed salmon that has lead to job and production cuts on Vancouver Island.
Anushka Nagji, a participant in the People's Assembly of Victoria, talks about the local "Occupy" protesters' shift from Centennial Square to the Santa Claus parade and shopping malls to spread the anti-consumerism message.
A failed attempt to build a rental complex in the City has upset a prominient homeless advocate. Mayor-elect Larry Jangula discusses the extent of homelessness and local efforts to address the issue.