As It Happens
March 3, 2015 -- 'Jihadi John', Free Range Parents,...03/03/15
His accent is unmistakably British. His behaviour is unmistakably brutal. Now, the ISIS member previously known as "Jihadi John" has been unmasked -- and recordings reveal that he's changed a lot over the years...He talked to stop the talks. In a...
Monday, March 2, 2015 - Bob Martin, Vince Li Follow-Up, Whisky Waste...
He never forgave -- and he never forgot. Forty years ago, Bob Martin was sexually abused by Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh in Nova Scotia -- but his dogged determination helped put Mr. MacIntosh in prison in Nepal.
Friday, February 27, 2015 - Quebec Hijab Woman, MMIW: Cee Jai Julian,...
Coverage of coverage. Rania el-Alloul just wanted her car back -- but after a Quebec judge refused to hear her case because she was wearing a hijab, people across the country are filing objections.
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - Justin Trudea, Love at First Bionic...
The means to a dignified end. Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau tells me why the death of his father, former Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, informs his support of physician-assisted suicide.
Wednesday, Feb 25, 2015 - MB House Fire, ISIS Abducted Christians, Dori...
The worst outcome, despite the best efforts. The house fire started in the middle of the night, in sub-zero temperatures in a small Manitoba town --- and by the time firefighters arrived, it was too late to save four children.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- Chicago Black Site, Tunnel Explainer,...
Nobody knows this is nowhere. It's a secret interrogation site where suspects have no access to lawyers or loved ones -- but it's not run by the CIA, it's run by the Chicago Police Department.
Monday, February 23, 2015 - Maid Abuse Lawsuit, Baher Mohamed,...
Getting her house in order. She was accused of human trafficking and cruelty involving her housekeeper -- and now, two years after her acquittal, a BC woman is suing for wrongful prosecution.
Friday, February 20, 2015 - Conservative on Video, Campus Carry, RCAF...
Cited, unseen. The government says the gunman who killed Corporal Nathan Cirillo was linked with global terrorism -- but the video that's supposed to prove that still hasn't been shown.
Thursday, February 19, 2015 - Everest College Student, Ontario...
Blown off-course. Without warning, all fourteen campuses of Everest College Canada are shut down -- leaving more than two thousand students out in the cold.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - Ukraine Retreat, Detroit Walker, Miller...
It's not a ceasefire if they don't cease firing. Just four days after the peace deal was supposed to come into effect, Ukrainian forces come under siege by pro-Russian soldiers -- and abandon a strategically crucial town.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - Copenhagen Rabbi, Greenpeace RCMP, Harper...
One terrorist doesn't mean that everything is rotten in the state of Denmark. The country's chief rabbi says he feels safe staying put despite Saturday's attacks. He rejects a call for European Jews to move to Israel.
Monday, February 16, 2015 - Egypt: Coptic Christian, UK Charity, Hawk...
Blood for blood. After ISIS releases a video in which twenty-one Egyptian Coptic Christians are beheaded, Egypt launches airstrikes to avenge their deaths.
Friday, February 13, 2015 - David Carr Obit, Chronic Fatigue, Loneliest...
Sun rise, Sun set. It was billed as "Canada's Home for Hard News and Straight Talk" -- but today it got some hard news -- and former Sun News Network hosts gives us some straight talk on why they thinks it's gone off the air.
Thursday, February 12, 2015 - Chapel Hill Shooting, Ukraine Former...
Tension over intention. Today, family and friends attended the funerals of three Muslim students shot dead in North Carolina -- and a friend of one of the victim tells us he's convinced the killings are a hate crime.
Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015 - Fahmy New Trial, Toronto Star Apology,...
They failed us. The brother of Mohamed Fahmy isn't sure which is worse: the government's inaction on behalf of the Canadian journalist imprisoned in Egypt -- or the government's actions on his behalf.
Tuesday, Feb 10, 2015 - Drug Shortage, Andrew Weaver Defamation, Vacuum...
A dose of reality. The federal government announces a new plan to "name and shame" pharmaceutical companies that don't come clean about drug shortages -- but one doctor says it's a Band-Aid solution.
Monday, Feb 9, 2015 - Rehtaeh Parsons, Eve Adams, Frozen Swan, Serial...
She died because of online torment. And it's still going on. Someone is editing Rehtaeh Parsons' Wikipedia page, removing references to her alleged sexual assault -- and her father says he knows who it is.
Friday, February 6, 2015 -- SCC Assisted Suicide, UK Tube Bike Path,...
"The choice is cruel." That's how the Supreme Court of Canada described the choice between suicide and living with an incurable disease -- in a unanimous ruling to allow doctor-assisted suicide in some cases.
Kingston Medical Officer, Hiker Biker Fight, LR Benjamin Button, Star...
It was worth a shot. People are shocked that a professor at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario is teaching the dangers of vaccines -- but the local Medical Officer of Health raised his concerns about the course three years ago.
Queen's Antivax Prof, Jordan Latest, Benjamin Button Hair, Harper Lee...
Taking jabs at giving jabs. In a first-year class at Ontario's Queen's University, students are taught that vaccines can be dangerous -- raising a lot of questions that won't be on the exam.
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