Tuesday November 14, 2017
As It Happens: Tuesday Edition
Hassan Diab Latest
Over and over again, French judges have ordered officials to free Ottawa university professor Hassan Diab from prison. And over and over again — most recently, today — French appeals courts have refused to let him go.
Texas Church Memorial
Nine days after the shocking massacre, the church in Sutherland Springs where so many parishioners were killed re-opens — as a stark memorial to the victims.
Anyone with a cat knows nature isn't the only thing that abhors a vacuum. But a cat named Félicette went to space anyway — and our guest believes it's past time she was honoured with an official statue.
Last month, the federal government announced a settlement for survivors of the so-called Sixties Scoop that left out Métis people — and our guest wants to fix that.
Quebec Pool Nudity Ban
Locking up the pool noodles. After a bunch of complaints, public pools in Brossard, Quebec announce they're outlawing nudity in change rooms — but some swimmers think that decision is on the shallow end.
Quebec Coroner Report
A Quebec coroner concludes that blood transfusions could have saved two women who died giving birth last year — but that the doctors did their duty by respecting the young mothers' religious beliefs.
As the longest strike by college faculty in Ontario's history drags on, a law firm announces a suit on behalf of the half-million students affected. And if the strike goes on, our guest says she'll join that legal action.