As It Happens

As It Happens: Monday Edition

Dec. 14, 2020

Full Episode Transcript

Part One

First Frontline Vaccine
One of the first Canadians to get a COVID-19 vaccine says, after what her long-term care home suffered in the first wave of the virus, that jab in the arm couldn't have come soon enough.

Brexit Deadline 
With the UK facing the prospect of leaving the EU without a trade deal, we'll speak with a former member of European Parliament who was scoffed at for predicting exactly this predicament.

Peace Tower Flag
When our guest found out Canadians could sign up to get one of the humongous flags flown over the Peace Tower, he figured, why not? And now he has to figure out what to do with it.

Part Two

Thunder Bay Kentner Trial
A judge in Thunder Bay convicts a man for the death of the Indigenous woman he hit with a trailer hitch.

Cleveland Drops Name 
Cleveland's baseball team finally announces it will change its name but an Indigenous activist who's campaigned for that change says the team's still not really playing ball.

Part Three

More Navalny Poisoning
A new report says Russian agents tried not once, but twice, to assassinate opposition figure Alexei Navalny with a deadly nerve agent.

Dino Brain Rebuilt
Using advanced imaging and 3-D modelling techniques, researchers "digitally rebuild" the brain of a dinosaur that lived some 205-million years ago.