As It Happens

As It Happens: Friday Edition

March 8, 2019

Full Episode Transcript

Part One

Inuit tuberculosis apology
The PM apologizes to Canada's Inuit, for the federal government's shameful treatment of patients and families during a tuberculosis epidemic in the North.

Rohingya island
The government of Bangladesh plans to relocate 100 thousand Rohingya refugees to an uninhabited island besieged by monsoons. 

Top Doctor prize
Marshall Allen was surprised when a scam artist told him he'd been honoured with a "Top Doctor" award — especially because he's not a doctor at all. 

Part Two

Shkreli working
Like a supervillain in a movie sequel, "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli is still plotting in prison — and, according to our guest, he's still doing business behind bars. 

Patrick Lane obit
The late Patrick Lane turned the raw material of a frequently raw life into breathtaking prose and poetry. 

Part Three:

Unmarked graves
Last summer, a small team of anthropologists began the task of locating the unmarked graves of the children who died at the Sasakatchewan residential school. So far they have uncovered as many as 15 potential burial sites. 

Norway Sovereign wealth fund
Norway built its trillion-dollar wealth fund off the country's offshore oil boom. Now it's pulling its money its out of oil and gas — because it expects the profits there to crash.