As It Happens

As It Happens: Tuesday Edition

Nov. 17, 2020

Transcript

Part One

Brampton COVID-19
A doctor says that if we focus on gatherings that broke COVID rules in Brampton, Ontario, we're missing the the real reason behind its sky-high infection rate.

Dresden heist arrests
Last year thieves made off with priceless crown jewels from a German museum, and while police may have nabbed the robbers, our guest says it's unlikely they'll ever get to the loot of the problem.

Heinz Ketchup Montreal
Six years after a controversial departure, Heinz announces it will once again produce the ketchup in Canada, but consumers may not relish the chance to forgive and forget. 

Part Two

Ethiopia refugees
Civilians fleeing the fighting in Ethiopia face a difficult journey — and those who can't get out face an even less certain future. A UN rep in the country says the hostilities must stop so her teams can get in to help.

Old European smells
A new project aims to recreate and preserve the many smells of Europe — starting in the notoriously malodorous 16th century.

Part Three

Quebec green energy
Quebec's new green energy plan will ban all gas vehicles by 2035. But an opposition critic says that while the plan looks ambitious, it's riding on fumes.

UK EU 4-day week 
The calls for a four day work week in Europe are growing. And our guest says now is the time to make it a reality. 


 

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