As It Happens

As It Happens: Wednesday Edition

Wednesday, September 30th 2015

Part One

TransCanada pipeline latest
In an attempt to speed up the approval process, TransCanada drops its lawsuits against Nebraska landowners, and applies to have its Keystone XL pipeline route approved by the state.

Ghana filmmaker
A shocking three-hour documentary in Ghana reveals what appears to be widespread corruption in the country's judiciary... all thanks to a gutsy, undercover reporter people are calling the "James Bond of Journalism."

Nurse photo
Photographs from 1977 show an injured infant being embraced by a nurse -- and now, thanks to social media, the woman that infant became has tracked down her one-time caregiver. 

Part Two

Blood diamond warning
There are still millions of dollars worth of blood diamonds inside Central African Republic -- and a new report warns against allowing them to be exported. 

Anti-violence mural
For years, Antonio Ramos sent a message of hope and peace through his murals. Yesterday, in his home city of Oakland, California, he was killed while working on one of those murals. 
     
Part Three

Montreal dump
You can't step in the same river twice. And if Montreal doesn't change its plans to dump billions of litres of sewage into the St. Lawrence in October, you may not want to step in that particular river at all. 

Church break-in
Since the 19th century, every baptism at an Ontario church has been recorded in the register. Every marriage, and every funeral. Now, after a break-in, that register is gone.

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