As It Happens

As It Happens: Thursday Edition

Oct. 1, 2020

Full Episode Transcript

Part One

Indigenous Fishery Senator
A Senator says the solution to the conflict between Indigenous and non-Indigenous lobster fisheries in Nova Scotia is for the feds to cooperate with Mi'kmaq nations and start managing the catch.

Mansion Casino Bust
Police say they found money, guns, booze, and a stuffed polar bear after breaking up an alleged illegal casino at a mansion north of Toronto.

Fat Bear Week
The organizer of Alaska's annual Fat Bear Week contest says it's always a delight, but this year's election is an especially welcome diversion.

Part Two

Police COVID Privacy
Internal documents suggest some Ontario police departments misused what was supposed to be a private collection of personal information about people who tested positive for COVID-19.

Florida Sells Swans
Potential buyers are flocking to the city of Lakeland, Florida -- which is selling off some of its swans, because all the bills are getting a bit much.

Part Three

COVID Vaccine - Black Community
A Black doctor in Miami tells us almost none of her patients would be willing to take a Covid-19 vaccine and she understands why.

Fast Plastic Enzymes
Researchers say they've created a 'super enzyme' that can speed up the process of breaking down plastic.