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Radio West in Kitimat



Listen to highlights of our show from Constant Cravings Cafe in Kitimat. Not long ago the community was suffering economically- but that problem seems to be vanishing. We found out what's happening in town, and tried to determine if it's just hype- or if it's real hope.

Rebecca spoke with Mayor Joanne Monaghan to find out how municipal government is dealing with the quick reversal in fortune:

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Regular Radio West listener Dan Stenson (@Kin5Dan) sat down for a chat:

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With economic boom comes changes in lifestyle. An escort service is looking for city approval to get up and running. Rebecca spoke with Cheryl Rumley for her reaction. Rumley works with Tamitik, a women's organization:

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The real estate market in Kitimat is red-hot. Local realtor Shannon Dos Santos joined Rebecca to explain:

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The Rio Tinto Alcan modernization has brought hundreds of jobs to Kitimat, in the short term. Rebecca sat down with project representative Collen Nyce to learn more:

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And finally, you can't go far these days without encountering a pipeline discussion. Kitimat District councillor Phil Germuth, who opposes Northern Gateway, and Peter King, a local pipefitting businessman who is in favour, sat down with Rebecca to make their cases.

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