As It Happens

As It Happens: Tuesday Edition

Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022

Episode Transcript

Part One 

Quebec diocese lawsuit
Almost ninety members of Quebec's Catholic clergy and staff are named in a lawsuit alleging sexual misconduct -- including a prominent Vatican cardinal.

Lebanon bank robbery
He went into a bank in Lebanon and took hostages at gunpoint, just to withdraw money. His lawyer tells us why some people are calling him a hero. 

Glass sponge reef
The man who discovered a series of rare glass sponge reefs off the coast of B.C. warns that, if more isn't done to protect them, they won't survive.

Part Two

Inflation decrease
For the first time in a year, inflation in Canada has decreased -- although we're still in for a longer era of high prices than we'd bargained for. 

Waterloo chess champion
How do you make it to the top bracket of an international chess championship at the age of ten? A kid from Waterloo tells all.

Missouri cave dog
After spending two months in a subterranean cave, a dog named Abby is rescued by some kind strangers, who hoisted the malnourished pooch to the surface in a duffel bag.