As It Happens
Friday, September 19, 2014 - Scottish Referendum, Burqa...09/19/14
Concession and anti-concession. After Scotland votes to stay in the U.K., the head of the campaign for independence resigns -- and a British MP complains bitterly about what his government will give up.
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - Scotland Vote, St. Andrews Vote, McEwan...
Mixed feelings. The future of Scotland is up in the air, as the vote on independence continues -- but the future of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club is secure, after a historic vote to allow women as members.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - Belgium Right To Die, Miramichi Salmon,...
He's had his life sentence commuted to death. Frank van den Bleeken doesn't have a terminal illness -- but the convicted rapist and murderer has nevertheless been granted the right to die in Belgium.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 -- Scotland "No" Politician, 9/11 Photo,...
Monday, September 15, 2014 - Former UK Colonel, Iraq: Garneau, Edmonton...
The meaning of "means". Today in Paris, world leaders agreed to fight ISIS "by any means necessary" -- and a British MP tells us that means nothing less than total war.
Friday, September 12, 2014 - Ford Withdraws, Ian Paisley Obit, Fake...
Tour de Fords. Policy continues to dominate the Toronto mayoral race. Just kidding. Really, the brothers Ford are at the centre of a drama once again -- this time, one in which Rob has dropped out, and Doug has jumped in.
Thursday, September 11, 2014 - Pistorius Verdict, Alberta Crops,...
Shot in the dark. In the trial of Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, the tension has been over his intention -- and today, a judge declared him not guilty of premeditated murder in the shooting of Reeva Steenkamp.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - Boogaard Lawyer, Witness Blanket,...
They were supposed to be painkillers -- but they were just killers. Now, three years after NHL player Derek Boogaard's death from an overdose, two suspects have finally been charged.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - Franklin Found, Dragging Red River, Canada...
A hull of a thing. For nearly a hundred-and-seventy years, one of the lost ships from the Franklin Expedition has sat patiently in the Arctic -- and now, finally, it's been discovered.
Monday, September 8, 2014 - Canadian Jihadist Parent, Scottish...
Radical changes. From Calgary, Chris Boudreau wants the government to do more to prevent young Canadians from ending up like her son -- who died in Syria, fighting as a Jihadist.
Friday, September 5, 2014 - Fugitive Dentist, Qatar Disappearance,...
A truly horrific oral history. Authorities in New Brunswick arrest a fugitive dentist, who's wanted for performing a series of nightmarishly grotesque botched procedures on more than a hundred patients in Europe.
Thursday, September 4, 2014 - NATO Critic, Patagonia Dinosaur, Sock...
The solution, or the problem? NATO leaders meet in Wales to discuss what to do about Ukraine and Iraq -- but as far as our guest is concerned, NATO has done more than enough already.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - Communism Monument Follow-Up, Estonia...
The anti-red scare. An Ottawa architect shares his concerns about the location of a planned Memorial to the Victims of Communism -- smack-dab in the middle of one of Canada's most significant pieces of land.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - Iraq Amnesty, Steven Sotloff, Accurso at...
Atrocity on a grand scale. A new report details a campaign of ethnic cleansing by ISIS in Iraq -- a campaign to wipe out religious minorities. Hundreds, and possibly thousands, have been killed.
Monday, September 1, 2014 - UK Terror Measures, Plane Crash Rescuer,...
Hitting home. British Prime Minister David Cameron announces new anti-terrorism measures to curtail the movements and activities of suspected jihadists in the UK.
Friday, August 29, 2014 - Ebola Lineage, Crime Bill Legislation, Wales...
Know your enemy. In an effort to contain its spread, a team of American and African researchers sequences ninety-nine Ebola virus genomes from victims of the current outbreak.
Thursday, August 28, 2014 - Ukraine Russia 'Invasion', Drunk Patient...
You and whose army? Russia says it hasn't sent soldiers and tanks across the Ukrainian border -- but Ukrainian officials say it is, indisputably, a Russian invasion of their territory.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - Shooting Range Death, Faron Hall, Missing...
Fire when unready. The owner of an Arizona shooting range acknowledges it's a tragedy when a nine-year-old customer accidentally shoots her instructor with a machine gun -- but insists proper procedure was followed.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - Child Welfare: Selinger, Ukraine: Humiliated...
An overcrowded, threadbare safety net. In the wake of Tina Fontaine's death, Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger says it's time to address the high number of aboriginal children in the care of child welfare agencies.
Monday, August 25, 2014 - Libya Latest, Edmonton Mother, Michael Brown...
Coming apart from inside -- and outside. Post-Gaddafi Libya has descended into a chaos of sectarian violence -- and now, there are reports that neighbouring countries have launched secret airstrikes.
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