As It Happens: Friday Edition
Saudi Arabia will now allow women to travel without permission from a male guardian but our guest, who lied to her family in order to flee the kingdom, isn't convinced.
New research suggests Europe's sweltering summer was been made hotter, and more likely, by climate change -- caused by humans.
A New Jersey restaurant owner is surprised when a guilty ketchup thief leaves a surprising gift, and a note of apology rather than keeping their feelings bottled up.
In the U.S., parents can help their kids qualify for student aid by giving up custody and our guest is the one who schools us all on that dubious scheme.
Aliens are about to invade the Canadian North. And we'll talk to the Inuk director who's filming that invasion in Pangnirtung, Nunavut with an eye to creating a science-fiction movie like none we've seen before.
A Halifax ER doctor helps create a device that will help you remove your long-stuck ring by reducing swelling in your finger, rather than cutting it off. The ring, not the finger.
As It Happens was produced this week by:
and Kate Swoger.
Our technicians this week are Oronde Williams and AnnMarie Karugonjo. The show directors this week are Kevin Ball and Reynold Gonsalves.
The writer is Chris Howden. John Perry is our 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:
Mary-Catherine McIntosh in Halifax
Adrian Harewood and Max Paris in Ottawa
Patrick Mooney at Radio Archives
Emily Mathieu, Varad Mehta, Jonathan Ore and Luke Williams -- all in Toronto
Tanya Dahiroc and Kate Dubinski in London, Ontario
Suzanne Dufresne in Winnipeg
Anne Penman in Vancouver and
Corinne Seminoff in Moscow.
As It Happens will be back again on Monday. Good night, and good weekend.