Thursday June 08, 2017
As It Happens: Thursday Edition
Comey hearing: lawyer
The audacity of the word "hope". After former FBI Director James Comey's testimony on Thursday, there are more questions about whether President Trump obstructed justice — and they revolve around his use of that one word.
After five years of running a store called "Pirate Joe's" that sold products from "Trader Joe's" without authorization, a Vancouver man is ceasing and desisting.
The Newfoundland crab season is vanishingly brief, but some fisherman defied the ice pack to venture out — and even though they had to be rescued by helicopter, one tells us he'll go out again.
British Columbia bears
A veteran outdoorsman in northern B.C. sees deer, moose, porcupines, and bears outside his house all the time. But on Monday night, two silver-backed grizzlies took his home hostage — and it was the first time Rick Cowan felt genuinely afraid for his life.
There's a reason it's not called "the candy that won the war". Still, you have to give the British points for some newly revealed inventions they tried out to defeat the Nazis — including garlic-flavoured chocolate.
George Orwell's son
Richard Blair tells us why he participated in a public reading of George Orwell's "1984" in London — and it's not just because he happens to be the son of the author.