Wednesday: OC Transpo crash, NB bird deaths, whale ear wax
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 |
* OC Transpo crash. At least people are dead, after an Ottawa city bus that drove into a Via train. A passenger on the bus describes what happened.
* Man Booker broadens its borders. The presitigous British literary prize opens up to American authors. We hear why from the prize's director.
* NB bird deaths. Some 7,500 birds are found dead near the flare of a natural gas terminal near Saint John.
* Musician fees. Former Strangler Hugh Cornwell cancels his Canadian tour in the wake of new fees imposed on foreign performers.
* Sage-Grouse protection. The rare bird gets exceptional enviromental protection in an effort to save it from extinction.
* Whale ear wax. A scientist examines the ear wax from a beached blue whale to see how pollution affected its long life.