As It Happens: Thursday Edition

Thursday July 12, 2018
Listen to the full episode50:15

Part One

Sex-Ed: Quebec
 Two neighbouring provinces are changing their approaches to sex-ed — but while Ontario is returning to 20-year-old material, Quebec is about to start teaching sex-ed to students in kindergarten. 

Daniella Greenbaum
An American conservative columnist quits after her publisher pulls down her opinion piece defending Scarlett Johansson's decision to play the part of a trans man. 

Postal Worker Tomatoes
I guess he's used to pushing envelopes. But the way one Montreal postal worker did it was a little odd — according to our guest, he just ate the strawberries and tomatoes she was growing, without getting her stamp of approval. 

Part Two

Wales Archaelogy
The ongoing heat and dryness in Wales is having a surprising effect — it's exposing archaeological sites that scientists didn't even know were there. 

Smoker Rock 
A BC woman was relieved to find a rare legal place to smoke in her community — before people started sabotaging it with everything from crab shells, to manure.