As It Happens

As It Happens: Wednesday Edition

Feb. 27, 2019
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Part One

SNC-Lavalin: Jody Wilson-Raybould
In stunning testimony, Jody Wilson-Raybould says the PMO did pressure her to interfere in the SNC-Lavalin case — and she believes she was shuffled to a different cabinet position because she wouldn't. 

Michael Cohen testifies
Republicans scoffed at the testimony of Donald Trump's former lawyer today — but our guest found Michael Cohen's incredible claims about the U.S. President disturbingly credible. 

Harassed reporter
After a comedian licked CBC Toronto's Chris Glover while he was reporting a story, he didn't just feel uncomfortable — he felt unsafe.

Part Two

Vaccine ads
Across Toronto, dozens of billboards questioned the necessity of vaccinations — and while they've since been taken down, our guest wonders how they went up in the first place. 

Indigenous bones
The late Don Miller was a Christian missionary who fancied himself an archaeologist. Which may sound harmless enough. Except that now, the FBI has revealed Mr. Miller's collection of artifacts contained some disturbing ill-gotten gains — including 2 thousand human bones. 

Part Three

India/Pakistan: Air Marshal
Pakistan shoots down two Indian fighter jets and takes the surviving pilot into custody — further inflaming an already tense situation between the two countries.

Solo rower
She could lead her oars to water. And then she used them to row 5 thousand kilometres across the Atlantic Ocean — in a world-record 76 days. And yet, even though she just completed her gruelling trip this morning, Canadian Kelda Wood is still up for an interview.