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Legal Challenge to Spring Bear Hunt

Two animal rights groups hope the courts will stop the spring bear hunt. Julie Woodyer of Zoocheck outlines their objections and the basis for their suit. Mark Ryckman of the Federation of Anglers and Hunters explains why they support the hunt. Listen audio (9:54)

Students Talk About Cost and Payoff of a Degree

Tuition fees are way up at universities and students are having to work harder than even to pay for their degrees. Two students talked about how they are dealing with the financial pressure. Listen audio (9:37)

Life After Politics

Just weeks after leaving office as federal Finance Minister, Jim Flaherty died of an apparent heart attack. Richard Johnston was an M.P.P. for over a decade. But he survived his heart attack. He describes the pressures of political life and how he was forced to re-evaluated his priorities. Listen audio (7:58)

One Stop Pot Shop

London psychiatrist Dr. John Craven describes Options Clinic Canada where patients will be able to get a prescription and buy medical marijuana. Listen audio (6:27)

Belleville Flooding

Belleville's Fire Chief, Mark MacDonald describes efforts by the community to fend off the rising water of the Moira River. Listen audio (6:21)

Bracebridge Improv Team

The Bracebridge and Muskoka Lakes Secondary School improv team---"Plug 'n Play"---is off to compete at the Canadian Improv Games in Ottawa in for the fourth year in a row. Members of the troupe will be performing in Bracebridge today and tomorrow (April 4 & 5) to raise funds to pay for the trip. You can learn more at the Plug 'n Play website.

Coyotes Attack Pet In London Backyard

Will Hipkiss describes how five coyotes attacked his pet dog in the backyard of his home. Listen audio (6:05)

Toilet Paper the Town in Kingston

Here's the link to the Facebook page for Toilet Paper the Town in Kingston

Kingston Man Considers Lawsuit Over Potholes

Dwight Druick says the city streets look like a moonscape. And after $600 dollars in damage to his car, he wants to start a class action suit against the city for failing to properly maintain the roads. Listen audio (7:18)

Time Auction

Queen's alumnus David Wen has created a website that offers experiences you can't buy but can win...if you volunteer for charity.
Get all the details at the Time Auction website.