As It Happens

As It Happens: The Monday Edition

June 7, 2021

Episode Transcript

Part One

London Attack
The mayor of London, Ontario says unspeakable hatred was at work in his city last night when a man in a pickup truck killed four members of a Muslim family.

Freeland: G7 Tax deal 
Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland says her weekend deal with the G7 puts the world on course to finally tax tech giants like Facebook and Amazon for a fraction of the profits they've been pocketing.

Peacock Vote
A retired zoo curator who's been relocating troublesome peacocks from a California neighbourhood tells us why it's some of the most polarizing work he's ever been involved with. 

Part Two

Lobster Prices
A restaurant owner in New Brunswick says that, between sky-high demand and the pandemic, we could see a lobster roll that costs as much as 45 dollars this summer. 

Encore Hipster Photo
So hipster it hurts. Our 2019 interview about a man who mistakenly thought his photo was used to prove all hipsters look alike is making the rounds again. And that's all the excuse we need to revisit the question: do all hipsters look alike? 

Part Three

Mexican-American Student Protest
Flagging the problem. A high-school student who was told he broke the rules by draping a Mexican flag over his gown tells us what it's like to finally officially get his diploma...but only after days of public pressure on the school.

Crow Anting
Anty-Climactic. A B-C man takes a picture of a crow behaving oddly...and absolutely covered in ants.