As It Happens

As It Happens: Monday Edition

Monday, October 26th 2015

Part One

Tofino mayor
Residents of Tofino, British Columbia stage a dramatic rescue after a whale-watching boat capsizes off the coast -- but at least five tourists are lost. 

Pakistan quake
A powerful earthquake centred in Afghanistan does its worst damage in neighbouring Pakistan -- where the death toll is two hundred, and rising. 

R. A. Dickey
Three days after a heartbreaking loss, Blue Jays knuckleballer R.A. Dickey tells us about the season that was, and the World Series that was not to be. 
Part Two

Slovenia volunteers
Volunteers from around the world gather in Slovenia, to provide food and supplies to refugees at an overcrowded camp. 

Erie oil barge
In Lake Erie, a shipwreck hunter discovers what may be the Argo, a barge that sank some seventy years ago -- and may have been spewing oil. 

Part Three

Ireland abortion bus
In Ireland, abortions are illegal, unless the woman's life is in danger. But this past weekend, activists challenged that ban -- by boarding an "abortion bus", and travelling to the country's four biggest cities. 

Iqaluit councillor
Kuthula Matshazi is the first black councillor the city of Iqaluit has ever had -- and the first person to say Iqaluit has anything in common with his native Zimbabwe. 

World Indigenous Games
For the first time, athletes from around the world are competing in the World Indigenous Games in Brazil. We hear from a young Mohawk soccer player who's at the games.