As It Happens

As It Happens: Monday Edition

April 1, 2019
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Part One

Climate report
Melting glaciers are just the tip of the iceberg — as a new report reveals Canada is actually warming faster than the rest of the world.
 
Dinner with a View: anti-poverty activist
A quirky new fine-dining restaurant opens under a Toronto expressway — where, activists point out, a community of homeless people was evicted just weeks ago.  

Romeo and Juliet frogs
After a long search, scientists found a Juliet for Romeo, the world's loneliest frog — and now, the amphibious couple has finally coupled. 

Part Two

CWHL latest
Players in the Canadian Womens Hockey League are shocked by the news that their league is abruptly shutting down — saying its business model is unsustainable. 

Ukraine election
Fed up with the policies of the incumbent, Petro Poroshenko, Ukrainians look set to elect his unlikely rival: an actor who plays the president in a sitcom.

Part Three

Peter Pond Lake crash
Sixty years after it crashed in a Saskatchewan lake, a Cessna is hoisted out of its watery grave, and taken to an aviation museum. 

Encore: Dragonfly Eyes film
An encore presentation of Carol's 2017 interview with Chinese artist Xu Bing, about his first-ever feature film which premiered at that year's Toronto International Film Festival. It's called "Dragonfly Eyes" and it's fiction  but it was created entirely using footage from surveillance cameras.