As It Happens

As It Happens: Monday Edition

July 15, 2019
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Full Episode Transcript

Part One

Trump Comments: Jeff Flake
After the U.S. President suggests that some of his Democratic critics should "go back" where they came from, a retired Senator says it's past time for more of his fellow-Republicans to reconsider their support for Donald Trump.

Stampede Folo
A spokesperson for the Calgary Humane Society says he's all for an end to chuckwagon races at the Calgary Stampede, but despite more horses dying, his organization's hands are tied.

Explosives Retrieval
The military decides it's finally time to remove some explosive remnants of the Second World War just off the coast of Newfoundland.

Part Two

Desjardins Meeting
MPs gather for an emergency meeting in Ottawa where they ask a top Desjardins banker how a rogue employee was allowed to make off with the personal data of millions of customers.

Eritrean Released
They called him the 'Al Capone of the desert,' but now he's been acquitted, thanks to the work of people, including our guest, who investigated whether the Eritrean man was really a people smuggler.