As It Happens

As It Happens: Monday Edition

Aug. 3, 2020

Part One

Yazidi Family
Safe, but not sound. Kidnapped by Isis when he was 6 years old. Now, Zainal Ato is free in Iraq and his siblings in Canada want to bring him here. But making the move could mean leaving behind a beloved brother. 

Copper Tip Spear Discovery
An Ontario man enjoying an outing with his metal detector strikes gold when he finds a perfectly preserved copper spear tip ... that could be more than 3,000 years old.

Beer Stories 
Power pint presentation. From our archives, a suspenseful 1975 interview in which a British man goes for his own throat -- in an attempt to set a speed record for drinking pints of beer.

Part Two 

Nehanni River Documentary 
The Nehanni river is a dream destination for canoe trippers the world over. We hear from two members of a trip that upped the difficulty and significance by traveling in a moose-hide boat, recreating a traditional Dene voyage.