As It Happens: Thursday Edition
Overdose clinics inquest
Last year, a 20-year-old BC man died after overdosing on opioids in an addiction treatment centre — and today, the jury at a coroner's inquest issued 21 recommendations to prevent similar deaths.
Media industry report
A report on Canada's deflating media industry has some bold recommendations to pump it back up — including a hundred-million-dollar investment from Ottawa.
Funnel web spider
An Australian zoo needs funnel-spider venom to make anti-venom, so it's requesting a favour from the public: if you see one of the horribly dangerous things in your home, please pop it in a jar.
Mexican wall: rancher and dual Mexican-U.S. citizen
Constructive criticism. Now that President Trump has announced plans to actually build a border wall between the U.S. and Mexico, we'll speak with two Arizona residents: one who thinks it won't work but he wishes it would — and one who thinks it's a bad idea, period.
Sudbury cold case
For two decades, an unsolved murder has tormented an Ontario detective — and now, he's turning to a new technique that creates a picture of the suspect from DNA.
Half a minute isn't much. Unless we're talking about the Doomsday Clock, which measures the planet's proximity to the apocalypse. The hands of which were just moved thirty seconds closer to midnight.
A former First Nations Chief in British Columbia wants to bring more attention to mining practices in the province. She's staked a claim on private property owned by B.C Mining Minister Bill Bennett.