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Banning pesticide sales, deployment to Libya, Quirks' Bob McDonald and cougar sightings

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A dandy time to be a dandelion. Gregor speaks with MLA Margaret MacDiarmid about why the B.C. government is considering legislation to curb the use of pesticides to kill weeds and the like, for cosmetic purposes.

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Reporter Sterling Eyford speaks with two vital crewmembers on the naval frigate HMCS Vancouver as it prepares to leave for Libya.

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Gregor chats with one of Vancouver Island's newest residents and one of the newest members of the Order of Canada - CBC Quirks and Quarks host Bob McDonald.

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There's an explosion of cougar sightings in the Greater Victoria area in recent weeks - 72 since April. Conservation officer Peter Pauwels talks about the challenges of determining which reports are genuine sightings of the giant cats.

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