North by Northwest | Feb 3, 2013 | 35:11

Watercolour, railways and conducting

Sandhu Singh is a water colour artist in Victoria, we hear about building the Grand Trunk Railway in Voices of BC and Arthur Arnold is a conductor with a career that spans the globe and he lives, at least part of the year in Powell River.

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