As It Happens

As It Happens: Thursday Edition

Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017

Full Episode Transcript

Part One

Ian Bush Case: Reporter/Carol Off 
Ian Bush has already been convicted of 3 murders — and as an Ottawa jury considers another conviction, newly-revealed evidence shows a familiar name on one of his "hit lists": our own Carol Off. 

Sexual Harassment Follow
A wave of sexual-misconduct accusations has brought down a growing number of famous men — but women working outside show biz are still suffering in silence. 

Saint Francis Xavier Forearm
Our guest campaigned to bring the 500-year-old forearm of Catholic Saint Francis Xavier to Canada — and when that sacred relic goes on a cross-country tour, she'll be close at hand. 

Part Two

Toronto Stage Collapse
The Ontario coroner announces an inquest into the death of the man in a Toronto stage collapse — and tonight, we'll reach another victim who nearly met the same fate. 

Mollusk Museum 
A generous project that's all about being a little shellfish. At the Brooklyn Public Library, you can learn about the quiet courage of utterly spineless creatures — by visiting the "smallest mollusk museum".  

Part Three

Anthony Senerchia Obit
A few years ago, the Ice Bucket Challenge raised more than 200 million dollars for research into ALS. This weekend, the man who inspired the challenge died of the disease he spent 14 years fighting.  

Weapons Legislation
A former advisor to Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion says that if Ottawa really wants to be transparent about its international arms sales, it should start by coming clean about all the stuff we sell to the United States. 

Yeti Researcher
After exhaustive research into various samples purportedly from the giant ape-like creature some believe wanders the Himalayas, scientists reach an unshocking conclusion: none of that stuff came from a giant ape-like creature.