As It Happens

As It Happens: Monday Edition

Nov. 11, 2019

Episode Transcript

Part One 

Don Cherry fired
There was outcry and outrage when Don Cherry disparaged new immigrants on TV this past weekend — and now, the outspoken guy in the outlandish suits is just out. 

Halifax detention conviction
Two Halifax booking officers are found guilty of criminal negligence, after Corey Rogers died in a holding cell — and his mother says that's a step towards necessary change. 

Italian campaign vet
75 years ago, Howard McNamara was a Canadian fighter pilot during the "Italian Campaign" — and as he prepares to return for a special commemoration, he's remembering those who didn't survive the mission. 

Part Two

Paradise fire survivor
A year ago, Ellen Johnson was trapped on the road with her five-month-old son, surrounded by the wildfire that would destroy Paradise, California — and tonight, she'll tell us how she's moved on. 

Bolivia coup?
Bolivia's longtime president Evo Morales resigns, blaming what he calls a "coup" — and amid the ongoing confusion, no one is filling the leadership void. 

Part Three

Encore feature: The Long Take
It is 1946, and Walker, a veteran from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, decides he can never return home. Scottish poet Robin Robertson traces the soldier's attempt to chase down the American dream and escape the trauma of his wartime experience in his verse novel,The Long Take: A Noir Narrative.