As It Happens: Friday Edition
The Netherlands wants help to replace the foreign aid that Donald Trump has withdrawn from groups that help women access abortions — and our International Development Minister says Canada will answer the call.
GM announces hundreds of layoffs at an Ontario plant — and the head of the local union says Justin Trudeau should step up and follow the example of Donald Trump to protect jobs.
Weasel on display
A famous electrocuted weasel finds posthumous stardom, as part of an unusual exhibit at a Dutch museum called "Dead Animal Tales".
Nearly 80 years after a black man was dragged from his jail cell and shot to death, a police chief in Georgie apologizes for his department's role in the lynching.
What do you get when you combine the explosive power of curling with the laser precision of crokinole? The answer will surprise you, especially if you have no idea what any of that means.
US chefs win Bocuse d'Or
As you'd expect, an event known as the "culinary Olympics" takes place every year in France. As you'd also expect, French chefs usually dominate. But this year, the team from the U.S. had the haute- est cuisine, for the first time ever.
Smithers, BC wins the uncoveted "Paperweight Award" for political red tape award after requiring small business owner to build a $10,000 sidewalk to nowhere.
As it Happens was produced this week by:
and Julian Uzielli.
Our technician is Reynold Gonsalves. The show director is Kevin Ball.
Chris Howden is our writer. And our intern is Sarah Jackson.
We'd also like to thank some other people who helped put the show together this week:
Jack Julian in Halifax
Susan McKenzie in Montreal
Kristin Nelson in Ottawa
Jess Shane and Luke Williams — both 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.