As It Happens
Monday, August 31, 2015 - Oliver Sacks Obit, Fahmy...08/31/15
The head and the heart. The late Oliver Sacks was a neurologist -- but to millions of readers who loved his body of work, his fascinations went far beyond the cerebral.
Friday, August 28, 2015 - Kapuskasing Crash, Ballerina...
Eight thousand, five hundred and twenty-two days. The time between the disappearance of a plane containing Fanny Joanis-Benoit's parents, and the discovery of its wreckage in northern Ontario.
Thursday, August 27, 2015 - Austria Migrants, Sandra Bland...
The stench of death, parked in the heart of Austria. Travelling to a summit on the migrant crisis, a reporter drives right up to a truck packed with the bodies of dozens of bodies of the displaced.
As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Justice Episode
In this episode you'll hear from one of the lawyer for the Birmingham Six, and from Robert King, one of the Angola Three. The three men were kept in solitary confinement in Angola Prison for decades.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - Tape: Harper, NDP on Economy,...
What's odd about wanting to break even? NDP candidate, and former Saskatchewan Finance Minister, Andrew Thomson explains why his party is responding to economic turmoil with the promise of a balanced budget.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - G20 Charges, Tape: Harper on...
A different kind of entrapment. Toronto Police Superintendent Mark Fenton is found guilty of misconduct for ordering the confinement of protesters at the city's G20 Summit in 2010 -- a tactic known as "kettling".
Monday, August 24, 2015 - Fentanyl User, Palmyra...
The high road. Fentanyl has killed hundreds of Canadians -- and our guest shares the details of his decade-long addiction to a drug he knows can be lethal.
Friday, August 21, 2015 - Macedonia Migrants, Argentina...
Not wanted after the voyage. Hundreds of refugees clash with Macedonian border police, who respond with violence -- and tonight, we'll speak with a U.N. representative about the ongoing tension.
Thursday, August 20, 2015 - Greek Snap Election, Calais...
If at first you succeed -- try, try again. Seven months after he was elected -- and less than a week after securing a controversial bailout -- Alexis Tsipras resigns as the Prime Minister of Greece, triggering a snap election.
As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Extremes Episode
In this episode you'll hear about the world's oldest cured ham. It's now 113-years-old and can be found in the Isle of Wight County Museum in Smithfield, Virginia. It's edible, but would likely need some kind of sauce.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - Khaled al-Asaad Obit, Duffy...
Khaled al-Asaad dedicated his life to protecting the artifacts in his home town of Palmyra. And in the end, he gave his life for the same thing. We'll remember the Syrian archaeologist murdered by ISIS.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - Tape: Frustrated Conservative,...
The going gets Duffy. As the trial of Mike Duffy continues in Ottawa, Conservative leader Stephen Harper faces some tough questions on the campaign trail -- and journalists face some crude criticism for raising them.
Monday, August 17, 2015 - BC Wildfires Resident, FOA:...
In the line of fire. Last week, eighteen-year-old Dylan Winn was at home in BC with his brother when he saw the wildfire coming -- and now, his family has no home to go back to.
Friday, August 14, 2015 - Neil Bantleman Release, Shoal...
Overturned, but not over. Neil Bantleman is released from an Indonesian prison and his child abuse convictions overturned, but his brother says the former principal is far from free.
Thursday, August 13, 2015 - N-Word Petition, UN Sex Abuse,...
Even if you pronounce them clearly, you slur. There are eleven place names in Quebec that include versions of the N-word -- and a Montreal woman says it's time they were renamed.
As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Collections...
In this episode we've put together a collection of our favourite interviews about collections. We'll hear from a woman who collects garden gnomes. We'll speak with a guy named Phil Campbell who was gathering other Phil Campbells to meet in Phil...
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - Oath Keepers, Nigel Wright...
Militia's intent. Police and protestors in Ferguson, Missouri agree that the vigilante group "Oath Keepers" is not welcome -- but the head of the Missouri chapter says they're just providing security.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - Colorado Spill: Navajo,...
Fluorescent darkness. It looks like Tang, but contains mercury, lead, and arsenic -- and tonight, a Navajo tribal delegate from New Mexico tells us how an enormous toxic spill is affecting his community.
Monday, August 10, 2015 - Tory Travel Ban, LR: Ottawa...
Don't go there. Conservative Leader Stephen Harper says that if he's re-elected, there'll be hell to pay for anyone who travels to parts of the world governed by terrorist groups.
Friday, August 7, 2015 - Taxi vs. Uber, FOA: Art Heist,...
Fighting with his dispatcher. An Ottawa taxi driver explains his decision to broadcast covert video of himself interrogating his Uber-driving competitors.
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