As It Happens

As It Happens: Wednesday Edition

July 26, 2017

Full Episode Transcript

Part One

Nunavut seismec ruling
The Supreme Court blocks seismic testing in a tiny Nunavut community and the hamlet's former mayor tells us how he brought the oil and gas consortium to heel. 

Omar Khadr medic
A former US soldier describes his fight to save Omar Khadr's life as the Canadian was airlifted from an Afghan battlefield. 

Bread dough truck
A Washington State trooper describes the scene after a truck full of bread dough explodes in the summer heat, leaving a gooey mess strewn across the baking hot road. 

Part Two

Trans military: Trump
The US President shuts the door to trans soldiers in the US military. But we hear from a former marine who says that her country should be proud to let people like her serve. 

Via Rail update
Convicted Via Rail terror plotter Chiheb Esseghaier prepares to appeal his conviction and his lawyer tells us there's evidence that her client was delusional in court.