As It Happens

As It Happens: Friday Edition

Friday, June 18, 2021

Episode Transcript

Part One

NACI AZ Guidelines 
After Canada's National Advisory Committee on Immunization changes its stance on AstraZeneca yet again, an epidemiologist helps clear up the mixed messaging on mixed doses. 

Montreal Police Knee on Neck 
A Quebec politician wants an investigation into the behaviour of two Montreal police officers -- after video surfaces in which they're kneeling on a Black teenager's neck.

HFX Thrift Store
A Nova Scotia thrift store celebrates the province's medical officer of health -- by putting Dr. Robert Strang's picture in every single picture frame staff could dig up.


Part Two

Liberia War Crimes Conviction
Gone but not forgiven. Decades after he fled Liberia, a Swiss court convicts rebel leader Alieu Kosiah of war crimes in that country's civil war. 

Britain Ultramarathoner
Summit time -- and the living's not easy. A British ultra-marathoner runs up -- and down -- 214 peaks in England's Lake District in less than six days, on less than ten hours' sleep. 


Part Three

Encore: Emily Urquhart
We'll have an encore presentation of Carol's interview with Emily Urquhart. Her latest book explores the ways creativity changes, and increases, as we age. And takes as its central figure the octogenarian painter Tony Urquhart -- who happens to be the author's father. 

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