As It Happens
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - Income Splitting, Burkina...10/30/14
Split decision. Three years after promising it, the government reveals its income-splitting plan for couples with kids -- and critics remain split on whether it's worthwhile.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - Jian Ghomeshi Follow-Up, Rocket...
Coming forward. Our guest hasn't yet gone on the record about her experience with former CBC Radio host Jian Ghomeshi -- but tonight, she will.
Tuesday, October 27, 2014 - Cirillo Funeral, China Release, University...
With broken hearts. Thousands gathered for the funeral of Corporal Nathan Cirillo today -- and one of his senior officers shares his memories, and his grief, with us.
Monday, October 27, 2014 - OS: FTR Blaney, Benjamin Perrin, Surrey...
Desperate times call for measured measures. As the government prepares a slate of new terrorism laws, the Prime Minister's former legal advisor says we already have all the legislation we need.
Friday, October 24, 2014 - Burnaby Muslim Leader, Cpl Cirillo...
Anguish, and accusations. Amid fears of misguided reprisals, the head of the BC Muslim Association denounces the man who killed Corporal Nathan Cirillo in Ottawa on Wednesday.
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - Ottawa Shooting: Senator White, Glenn...
The politicians were back to work on Parliament Hill today. There was lots of talk about business as usual. But much has changed.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 -- Ottawa Shooting, QS: Petrolakas,...
Shortly before ten o'clock, an armed man shot and killed a Canadian Forces soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial. The soldier was a reservist with Hamilton's Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, Corporal Nathan Cirillo.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - Coutre-Rouleau Expert, Indonesia VP Case,...
He was, as they say, "known to police," federal authorities and our guest. I'll speak with someone who was monitoring Martin Couture-Rouleau on social media, long before yesterday's attack that killed a Canadian soldier.
Monday October 20, 2014 - Kandahar Tent City, Erotic Teacher Fired,...
A pitched battle. The British Army is abandoning a tent city in Kandahar. Refugees in Iraq need shelter. But one NGO is having trouble getting the help it needs to move the tents from point A to point B.
Friday, October 17 - Zak Ebrahim, Nepal Survivor, Stolen Cabin, Sphinx...
Not his father's son. Zak Ebrahim changed his name to distance himself from his father's legacy of terrorism -- but in his new memoir, he takes a close look at what it was like to be raised by El Sayyid Nosair.
Thursday, October 16, 2014 - Nepal Trekkers, Postal Delivery Suit,...
In one frozen moment. Dozens of people are still missing after an avalanche in the Himalayas -- and the owner of a Montreal tour company fears for the life of his friend and colleague.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - Ebola Former CDC, Listener Response:...
Substandard operating procedure. Nurses at the Dallas hospital where the first Ebola patient landed in North America say the facility had no special protocols in place -- and our guest enumerates the hospital's failures.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - Turkey: US Ambassador, Tape: Fletcher:...
Even 'frenemy' status is up for debate at this point. Instead of launching airstrikes against ISIS in Syria, Turkey attacks Kurds inside Turkey -- further confusing its would-be allies.
Monday, October 13, 2014 - Calgary Blackout, Columbus Day Renamed,...
Making out as best they can. With a massive blackout expected to last for days, Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi calls on residents to keep away from the downtown core.
Friday, October 10, 2014 - Amazon Lawsuit, NS Apology, Bird Solar...
Amazon doesn't want you waiting online -- but their workers are another matter. A lawsuit alleges that line-ups for security checks are keeping workers at Amazon waiting after work, and our guest wants to be paid for that time.
Thursday, October 9, 2014 - Turkey Follow-Up, CAMH Pot, Pee Shower...
Not our problem...yet. A chorus of Western countries is urging Turkey to join the fight against ISIS, and the country's former ambassador to the UN says it will -- if Turkey is attacked directly, and not before.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - Kobani Arrests, Cormier Hay Ride Death,...
Our guest knows what side he's on: the Turkish side. But having crossed the border from Syria, where his hometown of Kobani is under threat from ISIS, he's been detained -- raising questions about which side Turkey is on.
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - Iraq Combat: Mulcair, Ron Francis Obit, Twin...
Sins of a mission. Opposition leader Tom Mulcair has been a vocal critic of the government's plan to fight ISIS -- and tonight, he'll make the case against the case for war.
Friday, October 3 - Canada in Iraq: Bezan, Dewar, Garneau, Nice...
Casus belli. The Prime Minister introduces a motion for Canada to join air strikes against ISIS in Iraq -- and a government representative presents us with the case for war.
Monday, October 6, 2014 - Iraq Combat: Robert Fowler, NBC Ebola...
Desperate times call for more than half-measures. As Parliament debates the government's plan to join the fight against ISIS, former diplomat Robert Fowler is unequivocal: the Western response is just not enough.
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