As It Happens

As It Happens: Friday Edition

May 31, 2019

Episode transcript

Part One

MMIWG Report
The final report on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls concludes that they were the victims of a "Canadian genocide". 

SCC: Search Case
The Supreme Court says police violated a Toronto man's rights when they went into a back yard without a warrant, and searched him. 

Lil Nas X School Principal
There's pandemonium, and then there's the response superstar rapper Lil Nas X got from hundreds of ecstatic kids, when he performed at an elementary school in Ohio. 

Part Two

Jeff Douglas Exit Interview
As Jeff Douglas prepares to leave us Jeff-free and Douglas-less for a new chapter in Nova Scotia, we'll celebrate a man who always made this show a feast for the ears. 

Part Three

Indigenous Artifacts
In the spirit of repatriation, two Indigenous poles that stood at the Royal BC Museum for decades are being given to the communities that inspired their creation.

Dead Puffins 
A study has found that the deaths of hundreds of puffins washed up on the shores of an Alaskan island are linked to climate change.

As It Happens will be back again on Monday. Good night, and good weekend.