As It Happens

As It Happens: Monday Edition

July 27, 2020

Full Episode Transcript

Part One

Moderna vaccine trial
The first phase-three trial for a COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S. has begun. We reach one of the principal investigators who tells us what she's looking to see.

Navy Rear Admiral
The Royal Canadian Navy is getting some unseaman-like pushback to its decision to drop the rank and replace it with something gender neutral.  We reach the Navy's Rear-Admiral to see how he's navigating all of it.

Missing teddy bear
A Vancouver woman is mounting a search for a lost teddy bear and its voice recording of her dying mother's last message.

Part Two

Iroquois Nationals
They are one of the top teams in the world, but the Iroquois Nationals have not been invited to play in the 2022 International World Games. The executive director of the team tells us what he thinks is behind the decision, and what's at stake for the team.

Science museum mysteries 
As curators at a science museum in the UK pack up an enormous collection, they realize they have more head scratchers than they ever knew.