As It Happens

As It Happens: The Wednesday Edition

July 1, 2020
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Part One

Hong Kong Law Enacted
Hong Kongers take to the streets, despite a just-enacted new national security law that has already resulted in arrests. One local politician says it could mean a much more cautious fight for democracy.
NHL Hub Cities
It's looking like two Canadian cities will play host when the NHL returns this summer -- something former Leafs captain Wendel Clark says would be a real score for Canada

Beavers on Canada Day
By the skin of its orange teeth - to mark Canada Day, we revisit a thrilling tale of a flat tail: the time two East Coast Members of Parliament, in Ottawa, rescued a beaver in distress.

Part Two

Facebook Ads
A growing number of Canadian brands are boycotting Facebook over hate speech. An exec from one company tells us why they've pulled their ads and what it'll take for them to click LIKE again.

COVID Film Production
A Canadian-born filmmaker has kept cameras rolling in more than 10 countries during the pandemic — and his directorial debut went very differently than he expected.