As It Happens

As It Happens: Tuesday Edition

Oct. 27, 2020

Full Episode Transcript

Part One

Joey Moss obit: Wayne Gretzky and Andrew Ference
Wayne Gretzky and Andrew Ference remember their late friend and behind-the-scenes teammate Joey Moss, who managed to bring out the best in hockey players as people.

Cancer treatment delays
A Toronto cancer surgeon says the COVID effect is making people delay early screening and avoid hospitals — which may be behind the sharp rise in patients coming to him with advanced cancers.

Part Two

U.S. election: Alabama Republican
A Republican evangelical Christian says he can't vote for Donald Trump for moral reasons — but he can't bring himself to support Joe Biden either.

Diane di Prima obit
Diane di Prima, who died on Sunday, started her career as one of the few women in the Beat poetry scene, but her daughter tells us her work is eerily relevant in the here and now.

Part Three

Insulated shelters
A Toronto carpenter says he's seen enough of homeless people sleeping in tents on the city's streets, so he's started building them insulated structures to live in. 

Qatar flight strip search
A passenger on a Qatar Airways flight this month says over a dozen women were forced to undergo an invasive search after a newborn was found abandoned in the airport's bathroom.

Nazi artefacts stolen 
War museums across the Netherlands have been targeted by thieves who seem to only want German forces and Nazi-regime memorabilia.