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Marijuana legalization Bill C-45 passes in Senate

Two women holding up a Canadian flag with the marijuana symbol on it.

  • Community reporter Anthony Hodgetts will talk to us about his career in radio.
  • We talk to Jim Krysko in person as Mike and Joeita discuss how the Calgary trip has gone so far. 
  • Community reporter Dorothy Macnaughton tells us the latest news from Sault Saint Marie:
  • Re-cap CCB and CNIB Beyond Vision Loss group potluck lunch.
  • Northern Ontario and Rural Get Together with Technology monthly group.
  • Discussion new bus routes in SSM.
  • Our tech expert Mike Agerbo tells us the latest from the tech world:
  • Our veteran political correspondent Craig Oliver discusses the political happenings in Ottawa and around the world:
    • The Marijuana legislation
    • Quebec election 
    • US border children separation policy

The Story of Valerie Losell

A photograph of Valerie Losell posing with her book.

  • Is Canada ready to combat major oil spills? Lawrence Gunther from Blue Fish Radio informs us if we are.
  • Karen Magee tells us the latest from Ottawa:
    • After a traumatic brain injury left Valerie Losell in a lot of pain, she turned to poetry and painting to help ease her symptoms
    • Special Clothing for Cancer Patients
    • Elections Ottawa hiring
  • We discuss the seizure warning Disney has given to theatregoers for Incredibles 2.
  • Community reporter Gerry Harris talks to us about the latest news from New Brunswick:
  • Our tech expert Marc Aflalo comes on board to tell us if we should invest in the Apple Homekit or not.
  • Quizmaster Jeff Ryman leads our weekly news quiz, with contestants Mike Ross, Joeita Gupta, and Karen Magee.