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Rick Mercer on Newfoundland's rough week, Beyonce or Hillary, and selling your plasma

Comedian Rick Mercer takes our news quiz along with comedian Aisha Alfa and ex-lexicoghraper Tom Howell

Newfoundland premier Dwight Ball released a new provincial budget, closing more than fifty percent of the libraries. Panelist Rick Mercer did not hold back his frustration with his home province.

We play a round that compares two of the most powerful woman making headlines this week. Play along with our game Who Said It: Hillary or Beyonce?

This week marked the 400th deathiversary of William Shakespeare. We celebrate The Bard in the most contemporary way possible: watch Rick Mercer try to guess Shakespeare's canon with fake Buzzfeed headlines.


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