As It Happens

As It Happens: The Monday Edition

Dec. 7, 2020

Episode Transcript

Part One

India Farmers Protest
As farmers across India rise up against the country's new agriculture laws, an Indian politician says he's moved to see Canadians step up to support the cause.

Ontario Greenbelt Council
A former Toronto mayor says the Ontario government will have a fight on its hands if it doesn't back down from legislation that threatens the large swathe of protected land called the Greenbelt.

Breaking 2024 Olympics
The IOC announces that breakdancing will be a part of the 2024 Olympics and a breaking pioneer tells us the athletes will have moves that could make you head-spin. 

Part Two

Afghan Peace Talks Update
Two months after the start of peace talks in Afghanistan, there's finally been a breakthrough in negotiations. They've agreed on the rules for the talks.

Australia Mango Dress
An Australian teenager makes a stunning gown out of unexpected materials ... to draw attention to wasted food.

Part Three

Giant Dene Mine
A First Nations chief in Northwest Territories calls for the federal government to apologize for the decades of harm his community has suffered because of the Giant gold mine.

Denmark Oil & Gas
After Denmark votes to end all oil and gas exploration in the North Sea, the country's climate and energy minister tells us it's one of the biggest decisions his government has ever made.