The View From Here
City council
gets it right

By John Twigg

In a spinny world and at a time when it is easy to focus on negatives - like during the recently-settled B.C. teachers strike - it was encouraging to watch the Sept. 16 meeting of Campbell River Council, because it was one of the most civil and productive such meetings in months if not years.

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TV Shows

Talk About shows on Shaw TV N.I.

 

Talk About is a television interview show produced for Shaw TV North Island by executive producer Chas Leckie and show host John Twigg, also editor/publisher of CRNV.com .

The shows are broadcast frequently on Shaw TV cable channel 4 in Campbell River and are posted along with other videos on Shaw TV North Island's YouTube channel.

 

To view all of the Talk About show videos in one window click here.

Below is a list of all of the Talk About shows and the individual links to their YouTube postings:

 

Campbell River tourist season outlook Catherine Temple and Jonathan Shead May 13

 Bewza and Watson re Elk Falls Suspension Bridge May 6

Mayor Andy Adams and Acting City Manager Ron Neufeld April 29, 2015

Ruth McMonagle re CR arts and culture, March 25

Campbell River Food Bank stalwarts Lynn Nash and Diane Paterson, March 18, 2015

Book publisher/author Howard White, March 11, 2005

Wine columnist Doug Sloan, March 4, 2005

Greenways Land Trust president Bob Dice and operations manager Cynthia Bendickson,  Feb. 25, 2015

Social media activist Sean Smith on Veterans, Ferries,  Feb. 19, 2005

Anti-fracking and LNG activists Dr. Eoin Finn and Leila Darwish, Feb. 11, 2015

Here is Talk About Episode 45 Feb.4 Brian Shaw 

Campbellton Neighbour Association chair Brian Shaw, (link TBA) Feb. 4, 2015

Steve Watson of Hydro and Howie Siemens of SRD on flood risks and emergency preparedness, Jan.28, 2015

Susan Sinnott, chair, Campbell River Airport Authority, Jan. 21, 2015

Neil Cameron, book author and newspaper editor, Jan. 14, 2015 (also see book review on this website)

CR Seniors Centre president Helen Whitaker re new facility Dec. 18, 2014

Mayor-elect Andy Adams on issues facing Campbell River Dec. 10, 2014

Social media and civic politics Catherine Temple and Jon Kervin Dec. 4, 2014

Three candidates for Mayor of Campbell River appear in a special one-hour panel show on ShawTV North Island hosted by John Twigg on Nov. 5

BC Hydro north Island spokesman Stephen Watson Oct. 29

North Island MLA Claire Trevena Oct. 15

Campbellton Neighbourhood Assn. update Brian Shaw Oct. 15 

Campbell River Storm hockey Warren Andrews and Jordan Rauser Oct. 8

Campbell River snorkellers with salmon Jamie Turko and Catherine Temple Oct. 1

C.R. Kidney Walk, Brenda Harris and Cindy McLean, Sept 24

Dr. Jim Powell, B.C. Centre for Aquatic Health Sciences, Sept 17

Lois Jarvis of CR Citizens for Quality Health Care, July 31

Dr. Charmaine Enns, North Island Health Officer, July 31

Kealy Donaldson re Rockin' the Island festival, July 16

Ken Blackburn re art as health aid in hospital, July 2, 2014

C.R. Mayor Walter Jakeway / ShawTV North Island Open House June 25, 2014

Carol Chapman re Canada Day plans, June 11, 2014

Helen Whitaker, CR Seniors Centre and seniors issues June 10, 2014

Andy Laidlaw, Campbell River City Manager, June 4, 2014

Brenda Leigh Area D director re referendum May 28 2014

Catherine Temple re social media May 21 2014

Amber Zirnhelt re MMBC recycling May 16 2014

Sean Smith social media May 6 2014

Rich Hagensen & Joanne Banks social-activist singers April 23 2014

CR Mayor Walter Jakeway April 16 2014

Steve Watson, BC Hydro communications April 9 2014

Amber Zirnhelt, City of Campbell River Sustainability Manager, re energy conservation March 19, 2014

Andrew Nikiforuk, Haig-Brown writer in residence, author The Energy of Slaves March 13, 2014

Rod Nugent and Bob Solc, Area D Residents and Ratepayers Assoc. March 13, 2014

Peter Schwarzhoff, Philosophers' Cafe/Liberal Party of Canada Feb. 26, 2014

Doug Sloan, wine columnist Feb. 19, 2014

Ken Blackburn, Campbell River Arts Council/Museum at Campbell River Feb. 12, 2014

Brenda Leigh, Director Area D, Strathcona Regional District Feb. 6, 2014

Steve Daigle, renowned builder of aluminum boats Jan. 29, 2014

B.C. Conservative Party activist Bob Bray Jan. 15, 2014

School District 72 chair Michele Babchuk Dec. 11, 2013

North Island NDP MLA Claire Trevena Dec. 4, 2013

Campbellton Neighbourhood Association chair Brian Shaw Nov. 20, 2013

Campbell River Chamber of Commerce Chair Mike Boulet and President and CEO Colleen Evans Nov. 6, 2013

Campbell River Mayor Walter Jakeway  Oct. 23, 2013

C.R. Kidney Walk, Brenda Harris and Cindy McLean

Dr. Jim Powell, B.C. Centre for Aquatic Health Sciences

Restaurants

Restaurants Scene

CRNV editor/publisher John Twigg is beginning a new column focussed on the restaurant scene in Campbell River - watch here for new content coming soon.

 


Viewer and reader feedback is welcome at editor@crnv.com.

Veteran professional carver and frequent prize winner Terry Strelioff helped novice entrants Rob and Deb Clendenning by quickly shaping their log so they can use the precious time to work on fine details prior to judging

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