As It Happens

As It Happens: Tuesday Edition

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
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Part One

Wet'suwet'en: Kanesatake Grand Chief
A Mohawk chief suggested protesters stop blocking trains. Instead, they started blocking his office door. 

Boy Scouts bankruptcy
Facing hundreds of sex abuse lawsuits, the Boy Scouts of America has filed for bankruptcy. One former Scout says this will make it easier for him and other victims to finally get justice. 

Lost ring
Fifty years after Debra McKenna lost her boyfriend's class ring in a Maine department store, it turns up in a Finnish forest.

Part Two

Coronavirus: U.S. quarantine
After spending two weeks cooped up on the Diamond Princess cruise ship, a Canadian permanent resident resets the quarantine clock — this time on a military base in California.

Dumpster rescue
A homeless man crawled into a garbage bin for safety and warmth, got trapped — and spent two days inside. Until Lisa Kusch came along. 

Part Three

Afghan election
Months after Aghans cast their ballots, the results are finally in. The president has won a second term, but his main opponent isn't buying it. Our guest tells us why his candidate hasn't agreed to concede. 

Africville bell
When a church in the Halifax community of Africville was razed to the ground in 1967, someone saved the bell. Now, it's finally being returned to its rightful home.


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