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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.

Anisa Rawhani's Hijab Experiment

Third year Queen's University student Anisa Rawhani recently chose to wear a hijab for 18 days to gauge people's responses. The results weren't what she had envisaged.
You can read Anisa's article detailing her experiences by going to the Queen's Journal website.

Melissa Yuan-Innes---author AND doctor

Melissa Yuan-Innes, who lives in the Cornwall-area, is both an emergency room doctor AND an author. Her latest book is a medical mystery titled "Terminally Ill".
You can learn more by visiting Melissa's website.
You can also follow her on Twitter: @dr_sassy.