Catalyst debt, Canada's pension plan, Nanaimo's earthquake risk and the Dandelion Society
Catalyst plant at Power River(Catalyst Paper Corporation)
Gregor speaks with Port Alberni's new mayor, John Douglas, about Catalyst Paper's latest troubles with a missed debt payment last week and less than 30 days to reach a new deal with its creditors.
Canada's finance ministers are meeting to mull the future of the Canada Pension Plan. Economist Monica Townson talks about the options - she is among a group of experts backing a bigger public pension program.
Nanaimo Mayor John Ruttan talks about plans for an earthquake study of the city's civic buildings after discovering its City Hall Annex building needed millions of dollars in seismic upgrades.
Reverend Al Tysick, formerly the head of the Our Place drop in and homeless housing facility, talks about his new project to help Victoria's homeless and street community, the Dandelion Society.