As It Happens

As It Happens: The Tuesday Edition

Oct. 6, 2020

Episode Transcript

Part One

Nova Scotia Commercial Fisherman
A suspicious fire ignites further tensions between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people who fish for lobster in Nova Scotia.

Ontario Sentence Ruling
An Ontario judge considers the case of 6 women from a fly-in community and delivers a judgment that indicts a provincial justice system that has failed Indigenous people in the north.

Venice Flooding Prevention
New barriers in Venice have successfully staved off the dreaded "acqua alta" floods and the city's relieved Deputy Mayor says that's a historic event. 

Part Two

Come By Chance Closing
After a deal to save an oil refinery in Newfoundland and Labrador falls through, the mayor of a nearby town says workers are still holding out hope for a lifeline. 

ICE Billboards
Billboards featuring the faces of people wanted by U-S Immigration and Customs Enforcement appear in a battleground state which a former ICE staffer says is blatantly political, and potentially dangerous. 

Part Three

Dog Face Study
A new study reveals that dogs' brains don't respond to seeing our faces….any more than they respond to seeing the backs of our heads, leaving many dog owners scratching theirs.

Happiness Museum
A new museum dedicated to the elusive emotion of 'happiness' is now open to visitors in Copenhagen, and you don't necessarily have to be in the mood.