Teachers strike impact, libraries' ebook access, fishing licence buy-back and affordable homes
High school students begin writing provincial exams today, while elementary pupils write the foundation skills assessments tests. Principals and vice-principals are administering the tests because of the teachers' job action. Gregor speaks with Jameel Aziz, the president of the B.C. Principals and Vice Principals Association.
The surging popularity of ebooks is shaking up the world of publishing, But some publishers are balking at selling electronic books to libraries. Greater Victoria Public Library CEO Maureen Sawa and Rina Hadziev, the head of technical services, discuss the problem.
The federal government wants to buy back licences from commerical trollers, but Ucluelet Mayor Bill Irving talks about why some salmon fisherman are opposing the plan.
It's real estate for those who can't afford to buy a home at today's prices. Langford Councillor Denise Blackwell speaks with reporter Michael Tymchuck about that city's affordable housing program.