As It Happens
Friday, December 19, 2014 - FN Regina Police, Obama on...12/19/14
Walking while aboriginal? A First Nations man in Regina accuses police of racial profiling after he says he was stopped for no reason while on his way home.
Thursday, December 18, 2014 - Russian Economy: KHL, Dalhousie Prof,...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - Cuba-U.S., Rehtaeh Parsons Named, The...
Estranged bedfellows. The U.S. announces it's restoring full diplomatic relations with Cuba -- but the new feeling of international unity is proving divisive.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - Dalhousie Investigation, Peshawar Attack,...
A most unchivalrous gentlemens' club. Students and faculty at Dalhousie University are stunned when a Facebook group -- made up of male students sharing misogynistic and disturbing comments about women -- is unmasked.
Australia Hostage, Navajo Masks, Eat More Kale, James Bond Script,...
They stopped in for a coffee -- and wound up in a nightmare. For sixteen hours, a gunman held people hostage in a Sydney, Australia café. Now, two of those hostages are dead -- and so is the man who held them captive.
Friday, December 12, 2014 - Sinclair Report, Naheed Nenshi Hillbillies,...
His death might save others' lives. Brian Sinclair died alone in a Winnipeg emergency room -- and today, a judge's inquest finds the system's fatal failure brought about major changes.
Thursday, December 11, 2014 - SCC Cell Phone, Depression Laughing,...
As mysteries go, this was more of an "I done it." The Supreme Court of Canada limits the power of police to search of our smart phones, but a triiumphant post-robbery text message leaves one jewel thief on the hook.
Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014 -- Oil Collapse, FTR Beliveau Funeral, Boat...
Over a barrel, Part One. For a lot of Canadians, the lower cost of oil means cheaper gas, and a few more bucks in your pocket -- but for East Coast workers who work in the western oil patch, it means a bleak New Year.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 -- Tina Fontaine Family, Tape: Rinelle...
The ghosts of Christmas present. Tina Fontaine's great-aunt and guardian reflects on the sentencing of the men who killed Tina's father -- and the support she and her family are receiving from across the country.
Monday, Dec 8, 2014 -- Yemen Hostage Raid, Protests John Carlos,...
He was just hours from freedom. Instead, Pierre Korkie is dead, after a failed U.S. military operation -- and the head of the group that negotiated with Al Qaeda in Yemen for his release is still reeling.
Friday, December 5, 2014 -- Amanda Todd, CMH Statement Urinal Incident...
A tangled Web. A new investigation reveals that the man who drove Amanda Todd to suicide online targeted dozens of other people around the world.
Thursday, December 4, 2014 - CJFE Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women...
The truth doesn't seem to hurt enough. The Native Women's Association of Canada is honoured for its painstaking work exposing the story of missing and murdered women -- but the group's Vice-President isn't celebrating.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - Boat Deaths, Barbara Winters, Jean...
A tragedy of errors. Three people died after a boat crash on an Ontario lake on Canada Day weekend last year -- and the families of the dead want an inquest into an emergency response they say did more harm than good.
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - Kenya Massacre, QP Fantino, Ghomeshi:...
Woken up to be killed en masse. Just after midnight this morning in Kenya, thirty-six quarry workers were massacred by Somali extremists -- for the offense of not being Muslim.
Monday, Dec 1, 2014 -- Syrian Refugee Food, Israeli School Vandalism,...
CO: Sixty-four million dollars by midnight tonight. Unless donor countries can come up with that sum by that deadline, the UN's World Food Programme will be forced to suspend aid to one-point-seven million Syrian refugees.
Friday, November 28, 2014 - Ray Rice, Ebola Adoption, Stuart Little...
Unsuspension of disbelief. After knocking his then-fiancée unconscious, NFL running back Ray Rice was suspended indefinitely by the league -- but today, to widespread shock, a judge declared him free to play again.
Thursday, November 27, 2014 - AB Child Advocate, P.D. James Obit,...
Lost in the system. After investigating the suicide of a teenage boy, Alberta's Child and Youth Advocate says more needs to be done to keep aboriginal youth in touch with their culture while they're under provincial care.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - Ghomeshi Charges, Hill Misconduct, Ugly...
Last month, Jian Ghomeshi was the popular host of a CBC Radio program. Today, he was charged with sexual assault and choking -- to which he'll plead not guilty. A criminal lawyer takes us through the case.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - Hill Misconduct, Auditor General Report:...
The National Guard is in Ferguson, Missouri, in force tonight. Protesters are voicing their disgust. But the grand jury decision doesn't mean the legal system is done with the white officer who killed an unarmed black teenager.
Monday, November 24, 2014 -- NS Murder Conviction, Nazi Art Horde,...
Reasonable doubt -- more than fifteen years later. In 1999, Glen Eugene Assoun was convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend -- and today a Nova Scotia judge released him on bail, while justice officials take a second look.
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