As It Happens: Friday Edition
Turkey agent detained
The Turkish foreign minister says, "The situation is so complicated." He's right -- but the man detained for allegedly helping three British girls join ISIS says he was working for Canadian intelligence.
T. Boone Pickens on Keystone Pipeline
Billionaire Texas oil magnate T. Boone Pickens apologizes to Canadians on behalf of all Americans -- for the President's veto of the Keystone XL pipeline.
Weatherman Frankie MacDonald
Amateur weatherman Frankie MacDonald has attracted a loyal following for his thorough forecasts -- and he shares a flurry of predictions that East Coasters might not want to hear.
An evolutionary biologist at Harvard -- and avid college basketball fan -- explains "Mammal March Madness", a tournament that pits real creatures against mythical ones.
National Council of Muslims Executive Director Ihsaan Gardee on C-51 hearings
The Executive Director of the National Council of Canadian Muslims tells us why he described the questioning in Ottawa yesterday as "McCarthy-esque".
Hot sauce saves life
A Chicago man says he's still alive today because of a scorching hot sauce he ate in South Carolina -- so we'll pepper him with questions.
Ferguson, Missouri: latest
One of the first things the acting police chief in Ferguson, Missouri said when taking over is that he "would have to imagine" protesters were connected to the shooting of two officers this week. Our guest -- a local minister -- says the chief should imagine something different.
A UK mechanic is gob-smacked after discovering a client's engine trouble was caused by a small rodent who was using her car as a hiding spot for cheekfuls of nuts.
As it Happens was produced this week by:
Pedro Sanchez and
Our technicians this week are Reynold Gonsalves and Stephen Russell. The show director is Kevin Ball. Chris Howden is the show writer.
John Perry is the Senior Producer. The Executive Producer of As It Happens is Robin Smythe.
We'd also like to thank some other people who helped out this week:
Mary Lynk in Halifax
Doug Gelevan and Susan McKenzie in Montreal
Tom Jokinen and Chris Rands in Ottawa
Amal Ahmed, Davorin Cikovic and Sinisa Jolic in Toronto, Suzanne Dufresne in Winnipeg, and Anne Penman in Vancouver.
As It Happens will be back again on Monday. Have a good weekend.