As It Happens

As It Happens: Monday Edition

Monday, October 31, 2016

Part One

Clinton emails
By announcing a review of newly discovered emails, FBI Director James Comey threw the U.S. election into further chaos — and according to our guest, he may also have broken the law. 

La Presse surveillance
La Presse journalist Patrick Lagacé is shocked to find Montreal police were granted dozens of warrants to monitor his phone — and now he has a few questions for the judges who issued those warrants. 

Swift migration
A Swedish researcher tracking swifts discovers that some of the birds are spending about 10 months of the year in the air. 

Part Two

Phoenix pay deadline
The federal government said the problems with its glitchy payroll system would be cleared up by today — but thousands of government workers still haven't been compensated. 

John Candy's kids
He was Yosh Shmenge, Johnny LaRue, Uncle Buck, and Dr. Tongue. But to our guests, the late, great John Candy was "Dad", whose birthday was today — and tonight, Jen and Chris Candy will tell us about their father. 

Part Three

NDP First Nation child welfare
NDP Indigenous Affairs Critic Charlie Angus wrangles government backing for his motion on First Nations child welfare — but he doesn't sound hopeful that the Liberals will deliver.

Halloween reading: Stephen Leacock's "Buggam Grange"
Alan Maitland's reads "Buggam Grange", a rare creepy story written by Stephen Leacock.