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Sedating seniors, health transfers, Esquimalt Lagoon and bookbinding

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Seniors under sedation: Gloria Gutman of the Simon Fraser University's Gerontology Research Centre talks about  a government report that finds half of all seniors in nursing homes are receiving anti-psychotic drugs that in many cases are not recommended for the elderly.












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Did the BC Liberal government pull a U-turn on its health-transfer policy, as suggested by the NDP? CBC Legislative reporter Jeff Davies talks about the debate over federal healthcare transfers.
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What do ancient glaciers have to do with a bridge falling down? Colwood councillor Judith Cullington explains the challenges facing the Esquimalt Lagoon.
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Khalil looks over the shoulder of a Sidney bookbinder Paul Tronson as he restores centuries-old volumes to their former glory.

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