Local defensemen back home for Canucks camp
Brentwood Bay local and NHL veteran defender Matt Irwin is back in Victoria for training camp with the Vancouver Canucks. Matt's dad, Mike Irwin, chatted with Al this morning about what it's like to see his son practicing back where they used to attend games together.
Saanich Police cracking down on distracted driving
A Saanich police crackdown on the use of electronic devices while driving turned up 50 violations in a three-hour period one afternoon last week. Const. Markus Anstasiades from Saanich Police spoke with Al about turning up enforcement on distracted drivers.
What will happen to those living in the Tiny Town village?
The opening of a supportive housing facility for 50 young people in Victoria has been delayed despite construction being complete, and outreach advocates say an extension may be needed to avoid displacing a dozen of the anticipated tenants. Grant McKenzie, Director of Communications with Our Place …
Beats & Bites at the Oaklands Community Association
Soak up the last of summer at Beats & Bites at the Oaklands Community Association on Saturday, September 23! Al spoke with Alexa Andolong, Events and Markets Manager, Oaklands Community Association, about this neighbourhood event to cap off summer.
Rain expected to highlight the first week of fall
Al was joined Alyssa Charbonneau, Meteorologist with Environment and Climate Change Canada, to talk a look at next week's weather and talk about the changing of seasons.
Checking in on care homes
Terry Lake, CEO of the BC Care Providers Association, joined the program to share an update on how care homes across the province are doing. He also shared his thoughts on the Victoria Chinatown Care Centre long-term care home having an Island Health administrator has been appointed to temporarily …
West Shore RCMP holding gala in support of Tour de Rock
West Shore RCMP are holding a gala on October 4th with all proceeds going to Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock. Al was joined by Cst. Mason Harrison from West Shore RCMP & a 2023 Tour de Rock rider to talk about the gala and Tour de Rock.
Two demonstrators arrested at SOGI 123 protests at B.C. Legislature
Two people were arrested Wednesday as protesters and counter-protesters gathered in Victoria to argue about the way schools teach sexuality and gender identity, and how teachers refer to transgender students. Cst. Terri Healy, Victoria Police, joined Al to talk about what happened.
New provincial program will pay homeowners up to $40K to build secondary suites
A new provincial housing program will offer homeowners up to $40,000 to build a secondary suite in their home to boost the supply of affordable housing. Al spoke with Ravi Kahlon, BC's Minister of Housing, about this program and potential new legislation on short-term rentals.
For the Love of Our Island
Al was joined by Jeff Bray, Executive Director, Downtown Victoria Business Association (DVBA) to talk about For the Love of Our Island, which allows us to pause for positivity and share stories of amazing corporate citizenship right here on Vancouver Island.