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Island Books

One-on-one interviews with Vancouver Island authors.

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Jay Ruzesky

We hear from the island author Jay Ruzesky who re-visits the steps of his long-lost relative and Antarctica explorer Roald Amundsen.

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The Good Hope Cannery


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 Author Bruce MacDonald, talks about his book which explores the personalities and history in one of the early enterprises on the B.C. coast. 

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How to survive an earthquake


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Are you ready for an earthquake? Vancouver Island residents got another reminder of the need to prepare for one with the latest strong tremor off the west coast. The magniturde 6.3 quake shook parts of the Island, Sunshine Coast and Lower Mainland on the afternoon of Sept. 9 

Scientists say Vancouver Island and the mainland West Coast are due for a devastating quake anytime in the next couple of hundred years. 

Maggie Mooney is an author who has spent a lot of time looking at the best ways to survive and stay safe in a major earthquake.

Her newly published book is titled "Are You Ready? A comprehensive guide to earthquake prep." It's published by Douglas and McIntyre

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