As It Happens

As It Happens: Tuesday Edition

Tuesday, February 11, 2020
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Episode Transcript

Part One

Wet'suwet'en: pipeline supporter
People across the country are protesting in solidarity with members of the Wet'suwet'en Nation who don't want a pipeline built on their territory. But one Wet'suwet'en woman tells us why she and others support the northern B.C. project — and why she's been afraid to speak her mind. 

Coronavirus: cruise passenger
Kent Frasurewas waiting out the quarantine on the Diamond Princess cruise ship along with his wife. That is, until she tested positive for the coronavirus. 

Joseph Shabalala obit
Before he died, Joseph Shabalala helped bring South African zulu music to the world. His band, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, won five Grammy awards and collaborated with western stars like Paul Simon. 

Part Two

New Brunswick emerg rooms closings
New Brunswick is shutting down overnight emergency rooms in six of the province's hospitals. One rural doctor says it's only a matter of time before that decision has deadly consequences.

Raptors streak
Some fans worried the Toronto Raptors were doomed after they lost star player Kawhi Leonard. But sports journalist Alex Wong explains how the team has managed to exceed everyone's expectations during a record-setting win streak.

Part Three

Washington Post crypto article
For decades, governments around the world sent encrypted messages using software from a company called Crypto AG. What they didn't know — and a new Washington Post story reveals —  is that company was actually owned and operated by the CIA.

Pitcher lawsuit
The lawyer for a former Blue Jays pitcher says the Houston Astros cheated so much, that they destroyed his client's career in the big leagues.