Cabinet ministers testify at Public Order Emergency Commission; B.C. lawsuit links alleged Vancouver abuse to Mount Cashel Orphanage; richer countries pledge funds to support climate-vulnerable nations; and the demolition of the Expo 67 minirail
The Public Order Emergency Commission heard from cabinet ministers this week. Matt Galloway discusses their testimony with Toronto Star reporter Tonda MacCharles; Richard Fadden, the former director of CSIS and former national security advisor to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau; and Cara Zwibel, who is representing the Canadian Civil Liberties Association at the inquiry.
Then, dozens of men say they were abused as students at two Vancouver private schools. In a proposed class action lawsuit, they link their case to another on the other side of Canada: the abuses at Mount Cashel Orphanage in St. John’s, N.L. CBC’s Ryan Cooke brings us his documentary about the tragic ties that bind dozens of men — and the ramifications for the Catholic Church.
Plus, a dedicated loss and damage fund was agreed upon at the COP27 climate summit, pledging cash from richer nations to help poorer countries experiencing the destruction of climate change. Bangladeshi climate scientist Saleemul Huq reflects on what the fund could mean — and what the responsibility of countries like Canada is to nations like his.
And the minirail was a star of Expo 67 in Montreal, whizzing riders through the futuristic world's fair. As it’s finally demolished, retired professor and Expo 67 historian Roger Laroche looks back at how it became a Canadian classic.