As It Happens: Monday Edition

Monday, Oct. 16, 2017
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Episode transcript

Part One

Mogadishu attack: Canadian doctor
One truck. More than 300 people dead. Since the truck bombing in Mogadishu, Hodan Ali has been treating victims and she describes what she's seen. 

California fire dog
Roland Hendel was crushed when he had to flee the California wildfires without his dog, Odin, who insisted on staying to protect his goats — and stunned to find Odin there to greet him when he returned. 

Basement cosmetic surgery
The 19-year-old Toronto woman who went by the dubious name 'Dr. Kitty' is accused of practicing cosmetic procedures without a license — one of which left a woman with a nasty infection. 

Part Two

Morneau: Pierre Poilievre
After recent revelations that federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau failed to disclose an interest in a French villa, the Conservatives go 24/7 with demands for an investigation. 

Malta blogger journalist death
Her journalism prompted a national election in Malta. She brought down politicians by exposing scandals. Now, the Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia is dead after a bomb exploded in her car. Her colleague Herman Grech remembers a woman who reported with integrity, and without fear. 

Part Three

Kirkuk: latest
People expected a bloody battle. Instead, the Iraqi military just swept into the Kurdish-controlled city of Kirkuk. And our guest says today's events have exposed deep divisions between the two Kurdish parties that control the region. 

Poutine championship 
On the weekend, 18-year-old Darrien Thomas stuffed 2 kilograms of small potatoes, plus gravy and cheese curds in his face to win the amateur category of a poutine-eating contest. He tells us how, and why.