As It Happens

As It Happens: Thursday Edition

July 23, 2020

Full Episode Transcript

Part One

WE Charity update
After Bill Morneau pays a WE Charity travel tab he says slipped his mind, NDP MP Charlie Angus tells us: the Finance Minister needs to acquaint himself with the conflict of interest act.

Baseball returns
Baseball is back. But the season is gearing up to be like no other — especially for the Blue Jays, who still haven't locked in a home stadium.

Animatronic dinosaur auction
A B.C. auction house prepares to sell a collection of life-sized, animatronic dinosaurs — something the auction house CEO describes as a "probably a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity."

Part Two

Detroit homework teen
Activists are calling for the release of a Michigan teen known as "Grace." She's currently being detained for failing to submit her homework, because it violates the terms of her probation. 

B.C. search and rescue 
As more people seek the restorative powers of the wilderness, some rescuers are asking could you at least wear appropriate footwear? And maybe bring some water with you?