As It Happens: Wednesday edition

Wednesday July 11, 2018
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Full Episode Transcript

Part One

World Cup Croatia
A Croatian win; a crushing loss. The U.K.'s World Cup heartbreak continues — but with its win today, Croatia will go to the final for the first time in the history of the tournament. 

Liu Xia Release
She spent eight years under unofficial house arrest — but now, the widow of activist Liu Xiabo has been allowed to leave China, and our guest says it's "long-overdue justice". 

Floppy Disk Vaporwave
An Ontario drummer embarks on a new creative venture — promoting vaporwave music by selling it exclusively on three-and-a-half inch floppy disks.

Part Two

New Bus Company
Greyhound says it can't make its Western Canadian routes work financially — but an Ontario operator says he's ready to roll on five new routes in the Prairies. 

Disney Drive-In 
Disney Studios forces cinema owners to play its films for a minimum of two weeks — which is driving one drive-in owner on Prince Edward Island to distraction.