As It Happens

As It Happens: Tuesday Edition

July 21, 2020

Full Episode Transcript

Part One

Mexico arrest update
After her father disappeared in Mexico more than a year and a half ago, a Canadian woman found clues pointing to a suspect. But no arrests were made until she helped make it happen. 

Democrats Trump legislation
U.S. President Donald Trump threatens to send federal agents into more American cities he says are "out of control." We reach a Democrat in Congress who says it's the agents that need reigning in.

Black skin conditions
A medical student tries to correct the dearth of clinical knowledge about how symptoms play out on non-white skin. And he's confident a handbook he's made can save lives.

Part Two

Halton school board
The head of one Ontario school board tells us the idea of a hybrid back-to-school model will cause a cascade of problems. She says it's an option that needs axing.

Omar al-Bashir trial 
The ousted president of Sudan stood trial today for his 1989 coup against a democratically elected government. Now, he faces the death penalty.