As It Happens

As It Happens: Wednesday Edition

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Full Episode Transcript

Part One

Joseph Boyden: Muskrat Magazine
Author Joseph Boyden becomes the subject of controversy, after an investigation raises questions about his claims of Indigenous ancestry. 

Nova Scotia dead fish
Confusion and concern in Nova Scotia, where something is killing thousands of fish and sea creatures — but so far, no one can tell what it is. 

Part Two

Encore: AIH characters
The inside scoop. Our favourite guests of 2016 didn't repeat themselves, but we'll repeat them tonight — including an ice-cream truck driver who explained the chilling turf war going on in New York City. 

Part Three

As It Happened: Rights Episode
Puttin' on the rights. Same-sex unions; playing ball; and bearing arms, even if you're legally blind: stories about all these rights, and more, on tonight's trip into the archives, which you're free to hear.