As It Happens

As It Happens: Wednesday Edition

March 17, 2021

Full Episode Transcript

Part One

Syria 10 Years: Refugee
As we continue our series on the war in Syria ten years on, a woman who fled the country with her young family reflects on grief, growth, and gratitude -- and her new life in New Brunswick.

Part Two

Atlanta Spa Shooting
A gunman targets three spas in the Atlanta area, killing 8 people -- including six Asian women. A Vietnamese-American politician in Georgia tells us what she's doing to support the victims' families. 

Queens Library Return
Many happy returns, and one that's really been stressing her out.  After being wracked with guilt for decades, a Wisconsin woman finally returns a library book that's 63 years overdue. 

Part Three

Military Officer Resigns
It may have taken the resignation of an elite officer for Canada's military to realize they have a problem with sexual misconduct, but our guest says it's no surprise to her -- or the thousands who joined her class action suit. 

Regina Covid Variants
Variations on a theme. An infectious diseases specialist in Regina, says that city is a new hot spot for variant strains of COVID-19. And that's worrying. 

Dino Egg Fossils
A "spectacular specimen." An researcher tells us why he's excited about a 70-million-year-old fossil that shows a dino sitting on eggs with preserved embryos.