As It Happens

As It Happens: The Tuesday Edition

March 23, 2021

Full Episode Transcript

Part One

Colorado Shooting Witness
A man in Boulder, Colorado, stopped to grab a drink at a grocery store yesterday when he heard gunshots. He'll tell us about surviving an attack that killed ten people. 

Women Raptors Broadcast
Whatever the outcome of tomorrow night's Raptors game, it'll be a win for representation. We'll speak with a member of the all-women crew that'll be helming TSN's TV broadcast. 

New Douglas Adams Book
With a new book about the late author of "The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy" in the works, his sister says she hopes its insights into Douglas Adams' mind will inspire readers to ask the right questions -- and make the world a better place.


Part Two

Australia Flooding
Unnatural disasters. An Australian midwife says she's used to bushfires and floods -- but after barely escaping both with her family in the past year-and-a-half she doesn't think she'll ever return home. 

Anti-Asian Attacks in Canada
Cruel, but not unusual. A new report exposes a horrifying rise in anti-Asian racism in Canada -- logging over 11-hundred incidents from verbal harassment to violent assaults.


Part Three

Bangladesh Rohingya Fire 
Aid workers in Bangladesh are trying to make sense of a devastating fire that ripped through four of the camps housing Rohingya refugees.

800 Year Old Mocassin
Old soles. An 800-year-old pair of moccasins found in Utah are shedding light on how the Dene people became one of the farthest ranging Indigenous language groups in North America.

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