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Helping problem gamblers

Taking a chance on gambling. The BC Lottery Corporation is in the Victoria area this week to help problem gamblers get help.

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On The Island - Space travel touted for Vancouver IslandFeb 24, 2015 | 10:06On The Island Space travel touted for Vancouver Island Audio
On The Island Space travel touted for Vancouver Island Feb 24, 2015 | 10:06US-based technology company ET3 is advocating for a futuristic transportation system on Vancouver Island that could transport passengers from Nanaimo to Swartz Bay with nary a car, train, plane, helicopter or Malahat bottleneck in sight.
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On The Island Documentary chronicles history of Lund Feb 18, 2015 | 8:10An upcoming documentary by filmmakers Tai Uhlmann and Theo Angell, The End of the Road, explores how the Sunshine Coast community of Lund, B.C. became an accidental Utopia for draft dodgers in the late 1960s.
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