As It Happens

As It Happens: Tuesday Edition

As It Happens: Tuesday Edition
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Part One

Jody Wilson-Raybould/Jane Philphott out
MPs Jody Wilson Raybould and Jane Philpott are kicked out of the Liberal caucus. 

Nova Scotia organ donation
Nova Scotia wants to become the first in North America where everyone's an automatic organ donor — and our guest says that could be great news for people in need of transplants.

Climate report: environment minister
After a report showing Canada's climate is warming at twice the global rate, the Environment Minister tells us what the government is doing to deal with possible impacts. 

Part Two

Khashoggi latest
Saudi Arabia denies the crown prince played any role in the death of Jamal Khashoggi — but the Washington Post reports that the kingdom has provided his children with houses and money.
 
THC test challenge
Michelle Gray uses cannabis to treat her multiple sclerosis symptoms. She failed a roadside saliva test — but passed an extended sobriety test. Still, the damage was done. And now, she plans to challenge the use of the roadside screening tests in court. 

Part Three

P.E.I. Greens
On Prince Edward Island, the electoral map may be about to turn from Liberal red to Green green — if the polls are anything to go by. We'll talk to party leader Peter Bevan-Baker — who may become the country's premiere Green premier.

NASA Space Station
The head of NASA has blasted India for blasting one of its satellites to smithereens. I'll talk to a scientist who says some of the debris from that explosion is now dangerously close to the orbit of the International Space Station.