Friday: Ford - CBC Fifth Estate Info, Philippines Typhoon, Gretzky Statue, Stand Your Ground, Joe Clark Feature Interview, and more...



A suitcase of money. The man who tried to broker a deal to sell the Rob Ford crack video tells CBC's The Fifth Estate about mobsters' interest in the clip once its existence became known.

A mighty wind. What may have been the most powerful storm ever to hit land causes widespread damage and chaos in The Philippines.

Stand your ground holds its ground. An attempt to repeal the controversial Florida law made famous by the Trayvon Martin case fails to succeed.

The same Page, but a new script. Canada's former Parliamentary Budget Officer says the Harper Government has frightened deputy ministers so much they're scared to give advice.

The one-ring circus. From superheroes dressed like bananas, to professional wrestlers like the Iron Sheik, Toronto's city hall has been transformed from a legislative chamber to a chamber of horrors.

And as far as statues go, this one was more of a bust. A monument to Wayne Gretzky in his home town is shown -- by an observant twelve-year-old -- to be riddled with errors.

As It Happens, the Friday edition. Radio that sometimes features miscast characters.

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