As It Happens

As It Happens: Monday Edition

May 16, 2022

Episode Transcript

Part One

Buffalo pastor
A pastor whose church is near the Buffalo supermarket where 10 Black people were killed this weekend describes his efforts to help a heartbroken community. 

David Milgaard obit
The late David Milgaard spent 23 years behind bars for a crime he didn't commit, before becoming an advocate for the wrongfully convicted. Our guest says he'll continue his friend's work. 

Random dog in bed
At first a Tennessee couple was shocked and confused to find a stranger cuddled between them in bed. And when they realized the stranger was a friendly dog, they were relieved -- but still confused.

Part Two 

Kharkiv defence
A resident and researcher in a newly-liberated Kharkiv describes Russia's retreat from the city -- and tells us why she stayed put during its occupation. 

Thatcher statue egged
Our guest says the people behind a new Margaret Thatcher statue in the Iron Lady's hometown should have assumed it would be egged within minutes of being installed. Which it was. 

Part Three

Nunavut mine review
Inuit hunters are celebrating a victory in their fight against a mining company on Baffin Island, which they say has already decimated the narwhal population they depend on. 

Haiti violence
MSF's medical coordinator in Port-au-Prince says his colleagues are seeing an influx of patients due to mounting violence in Haiti's capital. 

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