As It Happens

As It Happens: Tuesday Edition

Sept. 22, 2020

Episode Transcription 

Part One

Nova Scotia shooter documents
 A trove of records related to the shooting of 22 people in Nova Scotia this year provides new insight into the gunman's motives — and what went wrong that day.  

Police death sentencing
The family of a London, Ontario woman who died in police custody says they're relieved to see the officer who arrested Debra Chrisjohn sent to jail. And they hope his sentence sends a message. 

MEC legal challenges
Thousands of longtime MEC members say they should have been consulted about the company's sale to a U.S. private equity firm. And they're ready to climb a legal mountain to stop it. 

Part Two

CDC COVID retraction
After posting — then retracting — guidance on how COVID-19 spreads, the U.S. Centres for Disease Control and Prevention is under fire. And a former acting director fears its reputation is taking a nosedive.  

Dungeons and Dragons game
Whether you're a barbarian, ranger or rogue,human, halfling or dragonborn — we're betting our guest has you beat. He's been playing the same game of Dungeons and Dragons for 38 years.  

Part Three

Bush fire pregnancies
A doctor in Australia says there's a new cause for urgency in the fight against climate change: Smoke from the wildfires it causes could be endangering pregnant women.

Northwood COVID report
Months after her own mother's death in a Nova Scotia long-term care home, a daughter says families remain fearful — and too little has been done to to prevent a repeat.

Ontario restaurants plan
Ontario says it has a plan to deal with a second wave of COVID-19. But a restaurant owner in Toronto tells us she's hungry for much more.