Tuesday, August 12, 2014 | Categories: Episodes
The so-called "Prince of Pot", Marc Emery, is back in Canada, and he still believes it's high time our marijuana policy -- and our government -- changes...Canadian director Ivan Reitman pays tribute to a performer who was capable of comic intensity and dramatic subtlety: the late Robin Williams...and in Calgary, a dog parachute turns up in an attic -- allowing us to hear the tale of Butch, the canine air force mascot who was so loyal he bit anyone in the wrong clothes.
Marc Emery returns to Canada
This afternoon, Marc Emery was welcomed back after completing a four year sentence for selling marijuana seeds by mail order to U-S customers. Mr Emery took questions from reporters. And when the press conference was done, Mr Emery took our call.
Ivan Reitman on Robin Williams
As a comedian, and as a dramatic actor, Robin Williams was a force of nature -- and that made him one of the most beloved performers of our time. Which is why, today, so many people in so many places are mourning his death from suicide. Canadian director Ivan Reitman remembers Robin Williams.
Butch the dog
How a Calgary woman came to learn about Butch, the mascot for a Canadian Air Force squadron in the 50s.
Sick travelers' room
Find out why one woman in Newfoundland and Labrador is offering a room in her house free of charge to guests -- provided they have a medical problem.
Ukraine aid convoy
The Russians say that trucks bound for Ukraine are full of humanitarian aid -- but Ukrainian officials are demanding an inspection.