As It Happens

As It Happens: Thursday Edition

Feb. 28, 2019


Part One

SNC-Lavalin: Fisheries minister Wilkinson
Justin Trudeau's government is in disarray after Jody Wilson-Raybould's testimony yesterday — but Fisheries Minister Jonathan Wilkinson says it's really not as bad as she made it look. 

SNC-Lavalin: Deputy Conservative Leader Raitt
The PM's former right-hand man, Gerald Butts, says he'll testify — and Deputy Conservative Leader Lisa Raitt tells us she'll have a lot of questions, if he does.

Measles baby
Max Seccia-Smith has two things to celebrate: the fact that he's no longer in isolation, after concerns he'd been exposed to measles; and the fact that he just turned one year old. 

Part Two

Indigenous child welfare
Critics say the feds' new Indigenous child welfare bill doesn't go far enough — but Assembly of First Nations Chief Perry Bellegarde says it will go a long way toward building a better country. 

Netanyahu indictment
In the midst of his re-election campaign, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's in trouble — when his attorney general says he intends to indict the PM on charges of fraud, bribery, and breach of trust. 

Part Three

Trump-Kim summit
Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un seem better off exchanging what the U.S. President has called "love letters." Because their much-anticipated second summit ended early. And with no deal. 

Kenya fires
Bobby Neptune is a photographer who has been on the ground in Kenya capturing images of a wildfire  and the local people fighting it  that has been raging on Mt. Kenya for the past six days.