As It Happens

As It Happens: The Tuesday Edition

Dec. 15, 2020

Episode Transcript

Part One

Scallop boat down
After a scallop-fishing vessel with six men aboard goes down on the Bay of Fundy, a fisherman who knew the men and the boat says people along the Nova Scotia coast are praying for a miracle. 

Ukraine report: Goodale
Ralph Goodale delivers his report on the shooting-down of a passenger flight in Iran — and concludes that Tehran can't be trusted to investigate itself. 

Stranded Australians
An Australian family feels left out in the cold because of their government's tight pandemic restrictions — which have left them stranded in Manitoba for months.

Part Two

Peter Nygard arrested
Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard is taken into police custody, after dozens of women came forward to accuse him of sexual violence.

Hungary family definition
A couple in Hungary says they won't give up hope of adopting another child — even after the government adopts a severely restrictive definition of "family."

Part Three

Highgate Cemetery redesign
The keepers of London's famed Highgate Cemetery say the romantic decay for which it's known is becoming a problem.

Encore: Swuggling, Blue Jean Mile and Boston Strog
The swuggle is real — as you may recall from that time we spoke to a guy who swuggled his way to a world record by swimming and juggling simultaneously for a surprising amount of time. We'll revisit that story and some of our other moving interviews from the past year about feats involving feets.