RCMP have raided Conservative Party headquarters at the request of Elections Canada based on allegations of over-spending by the Tories for campaign ads in the last federal election; some of Canada's biggest retailers are pulling plastic water bottles off their shelves due to concerns of BPA; General Rick Hillier says that it was his decision to leave as Chief of Defense Staff, and that he will be stepping down in July of this year; psychologists in a prison in Mexico are denying claims that Brenda Martin is addicted to painkillers and sleeping pills; oil is taking a small step back today, down from just under $114/barrel to $113.57/barrel; Pope Benedict XVI will meet with US President George Bush today at the White House; six Somali pirates who hi-jacked a yacht off the coast of Somalia have arrived in Paris and will go on trial later; inflation in China came in at 8.3%, an 11-year high; in Colorado, fires are raging, while residents in areas have been evacuated; French parliament have passed a bill in parliament which would make it a crime for fashion-setters to require models to be too thin; provincial police in Ontario will be targetting drivers who are not wearing their seat belts.
Bev talks with Steven Skura about the retrial of Robert Baltovich, which is to begin today, about the facts and difficulties of the case;
Seamus speaks with Eric McCormack, star of Will & Grace, about his support for 'Relay for Life', as well as his up-coming projects;
Bev talks with Leslie Beck about the myths of cholesterol in eggs, and which egg types you can eat and stay healthy;
Seamus speaks with Gen. Rick Hillier about his decision to step down as Chief of Defense Staff, his reasons for doing so, and his future plans;
Omar talks with Steven Skurka about the Robert Baltovich trial, which was to have started today but has been delayed.