As It Happens

As It Happens: Monday Edition

Monday, April 12, 2021

Episode Transcript

Part One

Minnesota Shooting
After police kill another Black man in Minnesota, a city councillor demands answers from the force -- and immediate change. 

Kingston Covid Students
Bracing for the worst. Kingston, Ontario has seen far fewer cases than the rest of the province -- but with COVID numbers rising, the medical officer of health says his city is now trying to help those areas that didn't keep their numbers down.

Canadian Pilot Memorial
An unsung hero gets his due. 80 years after her father's death, a BC woman learns that the Canadian pilot died saving a school full of children during the second world war -- and she's honoured that he's now being honoured. 

Part Two

Myanmar Doctor
Medical workers in Myanmar are being targeted by the ruling military -- and one doctor tells us he checks an arrest warrant list every day, fearing he'll be next.

Saudi Tweeter Sentenced
A little bird told them. A Saudi aid worker is sentenced to 20 years in connection to an anonymous Twitter account and our guest says he's by no means the only Saudi whose privacy has been breached.

Part Three

Iran Nuclear Site
Big bang theory. With nuclear talks set to resume between Washington and Tehran, and Iran blaming Israel for the sabotage of an Iranian nuclear site, a former U-S official tells us it's hard to believe the attack is a coincidence. 

Too Many Beavers
Dammed if you do, dammed if you don't - farmers in a Quebec town face off against a booming beaver population that's busy doing quite a lot of damage.