As It Happens

As It Happens: Thursday Edition

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Episode Transcript

Part One

Airbus Bombardier
Bombardier is selling off the last of its commercial airline business. An opposition politician says the deal is a slap in the face to taxpayers, who pumped billions into the company. 

New Brunswick Emerg closings
After New Brunswick shuts down six overnight emergency rooms, a Progressive Conservative lawmaker speaks out against his own party.

Edmonton bus driver
Edmonton has named its newest transit garage after the city's first female bus driver. Her daughter says she was a driving force for gender equality in the industry.

Part Two

Coronavirus: fundraiser
Halifax businessman Bill Bu does what he can to help nurses and doctors on the frontlines of the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan. 

Mice photo
A dramatic photo of two tiny mice locked in combat in the London Underground has earned Sam Rowley a wildlife photography award. He shares the secret behind his shot.

Part Three

Locusts in Kenya
Journalist Moses Omondi describes what it's like to be on a farm under siege by millions of hungry desert locusts -- capable of devouring every crop in sight. 

Alan Turing story
Authorities found a trove of long-lost items belonging to the legendary code-breaker Alan Turing. And they allege the stuff was stolen by a superfan...who took his last name too.