As It Happens

As It Happens: Thursday Edition

Thursday, July 23rd 2015

Part One

New planet discovered
It may be bigger, and live in a different neighbourhood -- but NASA says the newly-discovered planet Kepler 4-52b bears a remarkable resemblance to the one we live on. 

Iran executions: Amnesty International
With the nuclear deal, everything has changed for Iran on the international front -- but on the home front, there's a frightening spike in the number of executions. 

Last New York pigeon keeper
There's only one pigeon keeper left in all of New York's East Village -- and tonight, he'll tell us what's behind his lifelong love of the birds. 

Part Two

Ontario infrastructure: Duguid
Ottawa ignores the list of infrastructure projects Ontario has asked for, and instead injects funding in its own carefully chosen locations. 

Ranch for sale
Sizewise, it's bigger than Los Angeles and New York City put together -- and the ranch for sale in Texas right now is as expensive as it is expansive.