All Points West | Jun 27, 2013 | 6:40

Grandkids University

Keeping young at heart. We hear about a program at Vancouver Island University that brings grandparents and grandkids together.

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All Points West - Making women's hair loss less tabooJul 24, 2015 | 8:22All Points West Making women's hair loss less taboo Audio
All Points West Making women's hair loss less taboo Jul 24, 2015 | 8:22You may be comfortable talking about sex, politics, and even diet with friends and colleagues. But there is one topic that remains relatively taboo, especially for women, and that's hair loss. A new store in Victoria is trying to change that.
All Points West - Bacon-flavoured seaweedJul 20, 2015 | 8:43All Points West Bacon-flavoured seaweed Audio
All Points West Bacon-flavoured seaweed Jul 20, 2015 | 8:43Researchers at Oregon State University have patented a new strain of "dulse," an edible seaweed that tastes like bacon.
All Points West - Cycling safety: BC's road laws need updateJun 5, 2015 | 11:17All Points West Cycling safety: BC's road laws need update Audio
All Points West Cycling safety: BC's road laws need update Jun 5, 2015 | 11:17A Vancouver lawyer is calling for the rules governing the road to be updated to include better safety provisions for cyclists, as the provincial government considers changes to the 'Motor Vehicle Act.'
All Points West - 'Green Grass'Jun 5, 2015 | 5:28All Points West 'Green Grass' Audio
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All Points West Provincial water sustainability Jul 14, 2015 | 9:38What's our water worth? We speak with a water-law expert about the bargain price paid by Nestle for a precious resource, and about the lessons from the water wars in California.
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All Points West Port Alberni uses didgeridoo as Tsunami test alarm Jun 16, 2015 | 9:42Students at Alberni District Secondary School helped choose the city's new test alarm sound
All Points West - Understanding Indigenous PeoplesJul 17, 2015 | 11:22All Points West Understanding Indigenous Peoples Audio
All Points West Understanding Indigenous Peoples Jul 17, 2015 | 11:22This September, a course at Camosun College will teach a new generation of students about the history and resiliency of First Nations communities.
All Points West - No Relation by Terry FallisJun 25, 2014 | 9:41All Points West No Relation by Terry Fallis Audio
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All Points West - Parks and trails near Port Alberni closed due to wildfireJul 9, 2015 | 4:27All Points West Parks and trails near Port Alberni closed due to wildfire Audio
All Points West Parks and trails near Port Alberni closed due to wildfire Jul 9, 2015 | 4:27The Alberni-Clayquot Regional District on Vancouver Island has closed all regional parks and trails due to extreme fire danger in the area.
All Points West - Making indigenous languages official in CanadaJul 10, 2015 | 5:49All Points West Making indigenous languages official in Canada Audio
All Points West Making indigenous languages official in Canada Jul 10, 2015 | 5:49Making all 60 indigenous languages spoken in Canada official, along with English and French, is entirely doable, according to a University of Victoria expert.
All Points West - Local seismologist reacts to "The Really Big One"Jul 14, 2015 | 9:34All Points West Local seismologist reacts to "The Really Big One" Audio
All Points West Local seismologist reacts to "The Really Big One" Jul 14, 2015 | 9:34A recent article in the New Yorker says "the next full-margin rupture of the Cascadia subduction zone will spell the worst natural disaster in the history of the continent." We speak with a local ocean engineer for her take.
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All Points West Giant octopus wraps itself around diver's face Feb 23, 2015 | 9:52A scuba diver in Port Hardy, B.C., got up close and personal with a giant Pacific octopus on Sunday, when the marine creature wrapped itself around her face.
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