Navy lighting, Mudge Island wharf access, fisheries layoffs and residential schools
If you think you've got a tough job stringing lights along your gutters, how about decking out a navy frigate? Khalil Akhtar went to CFB Esquimalt to climb aboard one of the ships and check out preparations for the annual Navy Lighting Contest.
You've heard of the "Bridge to Nowhere". How about a wharf with no road access? Mudge Island resident Jack Schick talks about concerns that their public access road to Gabriola Island could be cut off by a private landowner.
Gary Corbett, the President of the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada, talks about the impact on the Island of upcoming layoffs in Fisheries and Oceans Canada. More than 400 biologists and other scientists who work for DFO are losing their jobs.
Gregor speaks with Justice Murray Sinclair, the head of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, about why Vancouver Island is the first stop for the commission's hearings, and how it will deal with the painful stories and potential criminal allegations that could emerge.