Tuesday: Senate: LeBreton, Edmonton Mayor, Banksy Fakes and more



Red Chamber Reckoning. Conservative Senator Marjorie LeBreton says its time to go for Duffy, Wallin and Brazeau -- despite misgivings by at least one member of her caucus.

Out of the blue, in a manner of speaking. Like Calgary's Naheed Nenshi before him, the election of Don Iveson as mayor of Edmonton marks another progressive turn in Alberta's predominantly conservative political landscape.

Mixed messages. The Newfoundland and Labrador government commissions a report into sexual exploitation in the province -- but then refuses to release it.

Sizing up the show. Our coverage of two giant oarfish prompts some friendly advice from a listener, on how to deal with imperial versus metric measurements during interviews.

It sounds sketchy, but it really isn't. A New York artist manages to sell knock-offs of graffiti artist Banksy -- even though the canvases were clearly labeled as fakes. full flight, and in plane view. When a thief makes off with some of his farm equipment, a BC rancher and pilot jumps in his Cessna to chase him down -- winging it as he goes.
As It Happens, the Tuesday edition. Radio that takes to the air and steals your attention.


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