As It Happens: Friday Edition
An activist and teacher in eastern Aleppo describes the desperation as evacuation buses that were supposed to take his family to safety simply fail to show up.
BC housing critic
BC's government offers first-time home buyers no-interest loans, but the opposition NDP says the governing Liberals are trying to buy the next election by tempting British Columbians further into debt.
Sex shop robbery
A California sex toy vendor sends a would-be thief scurrying by hitting him in the face with, well, whatever was handy.
Venezuelans veer from desperation to despair after the government announces that, to curb out-of-control inflation, it's voiding much of the money they have left.
When Adam Rosenberg's friends told him that he talks in his sleep, the Colorado man was first skeptical. Then, he recorded his nighttime utterings and put them online.
Zombie drug study
A group of researchers have figured out which drug caused dozens of individuals to act like zombies in Brooklyn earlier this year.
A Dutch court rules that ancient Crimean artifacts on loan to an Amsterdam museum are to be returned to Kiev, Ukraine — not Crimea.
As it Happens was produced this week by:
and Kate Swoger.
Our technician is Reynold Gonsalves. The show director is Kevin Ball. Chris Howden is our writer.
John Perry is the Senior Producer. And the Executive Producer of As It Happens is Robin Smythe.
We'd also like to thank some other people who helped us out this week:
Sherry Banfield in St. John's
Alex Mason in Halifax
Susan McKenzie in Montreal
Kristin Nelson in Ottawa
Derek Funston, Keith Hart and Karen Levine in Toronto
Suzanne Dufresne in Winnipeg
Michael O'Halloran in Calgary
and Anne Penman in Vancouver.
As It Happens will be back again on Monday. Good night, and good weekend.