As It Happens

As It Happens: Friday Edition

Jan. 1, 2021

Full Episode Transcript

Part One

Africa CDC Head 
The head of Africa's Centres for Disease Control and Prevention says the world risks a "moral catastrophe" if it lets wealthy continents hoard COVID vaccines in 2021. 

Toronto Diary Found
When a historian's parents found two top-secret notebooks in his childhood home, he was determined to track down their writer and respect her privacy. But when he found her, she made no secret of her thanks. 

Pandemic Stories
A celebrated French-Canadian writer has spent the pandemic persuading other aging Quebeckers to share their life stories with her ... and says their submissions are a window onto history.