As It Happens

As It Happens: Tuesday Edition

Jan. 8, 2019

Full Episode Transcript

Part One

Saudi woman Canada
A Saudi woman who fled to Thailand found a network across the world ready to help her — including our guest, a woman who left Saudi Arabia to make a new life in Canada. 

B.C. pipeline arrests
The RCMP crosses into a BC First Nation's traditional territory to take down an anti-pipeline barricade — and a nearby camp worries the police will be there next.

Ex-felon vote
Until today, former felons couldn't vote in Florida — but now that Amendment 4 is in effect, our guest is celebrating a victory after years of fighting.

Part Two

Vegetative state birth
After a woman in a vegetative state gives birth, the mother of a patient at the same Phoenix healthcare facility says she's desperate to get her daughter out. 

German hack arrest
German authorities say one guy was responsible for an enormous hack that exposed the data of hundreds of German politicians. And he's not some kind of criminal mastermind: he's a 20-year-old who still lives with his parents.

Part Three

Syria: Erdogan
Donald Trump's national security advisor was supposed to meet with the president of Turkey today. Instead, President Erdogan rebuffed John Bolton, and publicly chewed him out on television — because of a specific demand Mr. Bolton made.

Avi "The Bikeman" Morrow obit
For decades, his donations allowed thousands of Montreal kids to ride bikes they wouldn't have been able to afford. Now, after his death, we finally know the real identity of a benefactor known simply as "the Bikeman". 

Newfoundland seals
Small communities in Newfoundland have been inundated with stranded seals — and so far, no one can agree on what to do about it.