As It Happens

As It Happens: Tuesday Edition

As It Happens: Tuesday Edition
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Part One

United Nations: ex-Jihadi fighters
The United Nations Special Raporteur on Executions says Canada has a duty to bring radicalized foreign fighters back home to face justice. 

Synagogue burials
A rabbi struggles to find words for the crime scene at a Pittsburgh synagogue where he and volunteers are keeping the deceased company.

Hockey team imbalance
The hockey league is wondering what to do after a kids' team loses a game 41 nil, but the losing coach is convinced that the game will provide a valuable lesson.

Part Two

German nurse trial
A German nurse goes on trial after admitting to murdering a hundred of his patients, and the grandson of one victim says he could have been stopped.

Ntozake Shange obit
 A friend and fellow playwright pays tribute to Ntozake Shange, the writer of the Broadway landmark, 'For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow is Enuf.'

Part Three

Calgary Olympic bid
Calgary's ambitions to host the 2026 Winter Games may die before the bid process even closes.  Today the city's 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Committee recommended that Council cancel its bid — and walk away.

Brazil election
 A Brazilian politician worries that her country's new right-wing president will be bad news for the rights of women and minorities. But she blames her former colleagues on the left for the corruption that convinced voters to give Jair Bolsanaro a chance.