As It Happens

As It Happens: The Tuesday Edition

July 27, 2021

Episode Transcript

Part One

BC float plane
The president of the Nuu-cha-nulth Tribal Council is happy to be alive, after the float plane she was on flipped after take-off — and she found her head in the water. 

US riots hearing
Four officers who were attacked defending the U.S. Capitol during the January 6th insurrection testify in vivid detail about what they endured that day — and demand accountability. 

World's brightest flashlight
A Canadian engineer and his team are beaming, after collaborating to make the world's brightest flashlight — and he'll illuminate us as to how it works. 

Part Two

Bermuda triathlon winner
Flora Duffy swims, bikes, and runs her way to gold — and her brother says Bermuda erupted in celebration when she became the country's first-ever Olympic champion. 

Dumpster diving cockatoos 
If you're not parrot of the solution, you're parrot of the problem. And the cockatoos in Sydney, Australia are definitely the latter — because new research shows they're teaching each other to open garbage cans.