As It Happens: Friday Edition
Vancouver diocese report
Vancouver's Catholic Archdiocese releases a report revealing dozens of cases of abuse by clergy, going back to the 1950s — and our guest says it's a start.
Somali activist killed
A Somali Canadian is gunned down in Mogadishu, leaving one of her fellow-human rights activists deeply concerned about where his country goes next.
Music universality study
An extensive new study finds certain universal patterns in music made all over the world — which suggests, unlikely as it might seem, that we're all working in harmony.
A rail strike has choked off the propane supply, which means farmers in Ontario and Quebec are facing a cereals problem, that could cost them their harvests.
Canadian-Mexican artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer tells us about his interactive art installation at the Texas-Mexico border — where people use beams of light to communicate across the Rio Grande.
Baltimore mayor guilty
The former mayor of Baltimore pleads guilty to various charges related to a scheme involving her self-published children's books. Baltimore Sun reporter Luke Broadwater tells how his investigative work exposed the real story about her stories.
Ibises were sacred to the ancient Egyptians, which is why millions of the mummified birds were placed in catacombs. Now, a researcher is shedding light on where all those unfortunate ibises came from.
As It Happens was produced this week by:
Kevin Robertson, and
Our technicians this week are Reynold Gonsalves and Brittany Amodeo. The show director is Kevin Ball.
Kate Swoger was our senior producer this week. 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 MacIntosh in Halifax
Susan McKenzie in Montreal
Max Paris in Ottawa
Keith Hart at Radio Archives
Varad Mehta, Jonathan Ore and Luke Williams — all in Toronto
Suzanne Dufresne in Winnipeg
Jennifer Keene in Calgary, and
Anne Penman in Vancouver.
As It Happens will be back again on Monday. Good night, and good weekend.