On The Island | Apr 3, 2013 | 6:43

Campaigning for carbon offsets

If a carbon-offset falls in the forest does anybody hear? We ask climate scientist Green Party candidate Andrew Weaver.

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On The Island A map of Shakespeare's London Apr 23, 2015 | 7:32Today is believed to be William Shakespeare's 451st birthday, and thans to a project at the University of Victoria, anyone can take a virtual stroll through Shakespeare's old stomping grounds in London.
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On The Island - Free public wifi to come to Island Health hospitalsApr 21, 2015 | 7:10On The Island Free public wifi to come to Island Health hospitals Audio
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