As It Happens: Thursday Edition

Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018
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Part One

Tim Hortons Minimum Wage
A Tim Hortons in Ontario cuts breaks and benefits for workers, blaming the minimum wage hike -- but since the owners are the children of the chain's founders, that seems a Timbit much. 

Steve Bannon Book
While the White House sees red over a new book detailing the incompetence of the Trump administration, the Washington Post's media critic points out its author has not always been totally competent. 

Lynn Beyak
Senator Lynn Beyak claims she has letters of support from lots of Canadians about her views on residential schools -- but many of her colleagues don't support her at all. 

Part Two

Iran Latest
Iranian officials are trying to stifle ongoing protests by restricting Internet access -- and our guest says the regime's tactics appear to be working. 

Albert Schultz Latest
Yesterday's accusations by four women that they were bullied and sexually harassed by the artistic director of Toronto's Soulpepper Theatre Company have led to a wave of resignations. Tonight, the Globe's theatre writer reflects on what that means for the company, and for the Canadian acting community.

Part Three

Encore: As It Happened Archive Edition: Four Weddings and a Funeral