As It Happens

As It Happens: Monday Edition

Monday, Aug. 13, 2018

Full Episode Transcript

Part One

Fredericton Shooting: Cousin
The bullet holes are stark evidence that it happened. But we still don't know why the shooting in Fredericton happened — and tonight, a family member of the late Donnie Robichaud shares some of the questions he has about his cousin's death. 

Monsanto Verdict
A former school groundskeeper says his terminal cancer was caused by a widely-used weedkiller made by Monsanto — and he's won 289 million dollars because a jury agreed. 

PEI Obituaries
You just flip to the page naturally — it's force of obit. But recently, in a local paper in Summerside, PEI, there were no obituaries — and concerned readers were told there were no death notices simply because there'd been no deaths. 

Part Two

Orca Update
After at least seventeen days, the grieving orca known as J-35 has finally stopped carrying her dead calf — and now, the focus shifts to another whale struggling with its own burden. 

Anne Cools Retires
Anne Cools, the first black and longest-serving member of Canada's upper chamber, ends her Senate career the way she served — with some frank talk about what she thinks is right.