As It Happens

As It Happens: Tuesday Edition

Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017

Episode transcript

Part One

Brian Lilley leaves 'The Rebel'
Brian Lilley tells us he's leaving the right-wing media outlet over its coverage of the racist rally in Charlottesville, saying it's become "toxic" to his journalism.

SJ Harris obit
The editor of Black Girls Ride Magazine remembers her friend Joi "SJ" Harris — the trailblazing African-American female motorcycle racer who died yesterday while performing a stunt on a movie set in Vancouver.

Volcano discovery
A third-year geology student sees what practising scientists hadn't — and his keen eyes lead to the discovery of dozens of volcanoes under an Antarctic ice sheet. 

Part Two

Charlottesville teacher
A 20-year-old man is charged with second-degree murder for driving the car that killed 32-year-old Heather Heyer — and his social studies teacher tell us his former student was a devoted admirer of Adolf Hitler.  

Grizzly hunt ban
British Columbia's new NDP government follows through on a campaign promise to ban trophy hunting of grizzly bears — to the consternation of hunting guides in the province.