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Zimbabwe Opposition, Innocence Project, "CRA" Calls, Bill Clinton Allegations, Da Vinci Painting, Alt Climate Tent and more

11/16/2017
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He's hoping nothing succeeds like succession. An opposition leader in Zimbabwe hopes for a peaceful, democratic transition of power in his country -- as President Robert Mugabe faces increasing pressure to resign.

Duration: 00:53:43


Julian Fantino, Zimbabwe Coup, Australia Marriage Equality, Digital Pill, Manila Garbage and more

11/15/2017
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The grass is apparently greener on the other side. As Toronto's Chief of Police, Julian Fantino compared legalizing weed to legalizing murder. Tonight, I'll speak with him about his new business: a medical marijuana health clinic.

Duration: 00:54:57


Hassan Diab, Texas Church Memorial, Métis Settlement, Pool Nudity Ban, Quebec Coroner Report and more

11/14/2017
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Holding pattern. Over and over again, French judges have ordered officials to free Ottawa university professor Hassan Diab from prison. And over and over again -- most recently, today -- French appeals courts have refused to let him go.

Duration: 00:57:21


Yemen Blockade, Roy Moore Allegations, Yukon Bartender, Earthquake: Iran and Iraq, Churchill Deadline, Tom Wilson and more

11/13/2017
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No way in - and, increasingly, no way out. The far-reaching crisis in Yemen deepens after a coalition led by Saudi Arabia closes the country's borders - and even if the blockade is eased, the tension won't be.

Duration: 01:21:08


Jordan Peterson Website, Louis C.K. Apology, Marijuana Tax, World War 1 Plaque, Lebanon Latest and more

11/10/2017
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Course correction. A controversial professor at the University of Toronto alarms his colleagues by proposing a website he says will expose professors and courses he personally considers "corrupt".

Duration: 00:51:41


Louis C.K. Allegations, Internment Letters, Van Gogh Grasshopper, Facebook Revenge Porn, The Room Documentary and more

11/9/2017
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Louis CK became a huge stand-up star by pushing the boundaries of propriety -- but there are new allegations that his off-stage behaviour crossed lines in disturbing ways.

Duration: 00:48:48


Election: Women's Marcher, Danica Roem Victory Speech, Chris Hurst, Metropolitan Opera Soprano, Delhi Smog, Eden Robinson, F-Word Ruling and more

11/8/2017
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Joke's on him. After a New Jersey politician shared a sexist crack about the Women's March on Washington, our guest was inspired to run against him -- and last night, she marched to victory.

Duration: 00:48:13


Syrian Prisoner, Nova Scotia Jail Charges, ABBA Restaurant, Kirpan Airplanes, Roy Halladay Obit, Dead Sea Turtles, Faroe Islands Sheepview and more

11/7/2017
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In the U.K., they call him "Jihadi Jack". But John Letts calls him "son". And now, he's asking the British and Canadian governments to help free his son Jack from Syria, where he's accused of being a member of ISIS.

Duration: 00:48:39


Texas: Nearby Pastor, Texas: Congressman, Montreal Mayor, Harriet Tubman Church, Abbotsford Shooting, Manus Island Refugee, No Fly List Parent, T. Rex Arms and more

11/6/2017
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No sanctuary. Twenty-six people in the congregation of the First Baptist Church in a small Texas community are dead, after a gunman walks into the Sunday service and starts shooting.

Duration: 00:51:11


Climate Report, Bergdahl Verdict, New Orangutan, Cockatoos Wreck Internet, CMA Censorship, Wajahat Ali Op-Ed, Frowning Poop Emoji, Jenna Abrams Troll, and more

11/3/2017
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Spoiler alert: we're the spoilers. In a new U.S. federal government report, hundreds of scientists reach a conclusion the President has already rejected: humans cause climate change -- and it's getting worse.

Duration: 00:55:22


Supreme Court: BC Ski Resort, Micah White, Toddler-Sized Turnip, Scotch Whiskey, Bump Stock Lobbying, Car Wash Reviews, Festival Assault App, Cut Cut Cut Act, and more

11/2/2017
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Skiing isn't believing. The Supreme Court says a ski resort development can go ahead despite the opposition of a BC First Nation -- and a local chief says that's an attack on their religious beliefs.

Duration: 00:46:39


Highway 400 Crash, Manus Island, Cuomo On NYC, GG Winner: David Robertson, Northwest Territories Premier, Australian Game Show, Anne Frank Investigation, Cabaret Law, and more

11/1/2017
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It started with one accident. It ended with a wall of fire that enveloped 14 vehicles -- including two fuel tankers. Our guest describes what she saw last night on Ontario's busy Highway 400.

Duration: 00:55:08


Facebook Russia, Senators On The Indian Act, AI Costumes, "Little" Doug Nickerson Obit, NYC Attack, Distracted Walking, Teforia/YumStation, and more

10/31/2017
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From Russia, with "Likes". According to Facebook, 126 million people saw posts written by Russian agents before the U.S. election -- and our guest says it's time the social network took some responsibility.

Duration: 00:54:59


Mueller Indictment, Abbotsford Overdoses, Octopuses Walking, Jason Kenney Win, Jane Juska Obit, NASA Space Sounds, and more

10/30/2017
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Is he just winding up or is he winding down? U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller issues indictments against three men linked to President Donald Trump's election campaign -- but our guest wonders where he's going.

Duration: 00:49:12


Catalonia Latest, Vegas Attack Brother, Sobey Art Award, NYT Comment, Detained 10-Year-Old, Trump Opioid Emergency, BBC Presenter, and more

10/27/2017
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The reign of Spain goes plainly against the grain. No sooner was Catalonia celebrating its declaration of independence than the Spanish government announced measures to reduce the region's autonomy.

Duration: 00:49:02


Abdullah Almalki Settlement, Weinstein Latest, Scottish Solo Flight, Psychopath Studies, Holocaust Apology, Novaya Gazeta Protection, Pink-Headed Duck, and more

10/26/2017
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More than money on his mind. Abdullah Almalki and two other Canadians were paid more than 30 million dollars for Canada's role in their torture in Syria -- but he says the compensation does nothing to stop the nightmares.

Duration: 00:48:59


Turkey: Amnesty, Immigrant Daughter, Listener Response: Bill 62, Dancing Pumpkin Man, Fats Domino Obit, NYPD Rape Case, Indigenous Rookie Cards, and more

10/25/2017
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It's a positive step -- but it's not for good. A Turkish judge orders the release of human rights activists facing terrorism charges -- but the reprieve is only temporary.

Duration: 00:53:58


Quebec Justice Minister Defends Face-Covering Law, NXIVM Case, Arachnophobia Study, Syrian Doctor, Nut Allergy Death, Stephen Hawking PhD, and more

10/24/2017
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Face value. Quebec's Justice Minister would like to apologize for the lack of clarity around the province's ban on face-covering: it's not about targeting Muslim women, she says -- it's about improving communication and safety.

Duration: 00:57:55


Bill Browder, Equifax Hack Canadian, Dead Trends Cemetery, Dateline: Venice Marathon, Doug Racine, Sweats Blood, Pablo Neruda Death, and more

10/23/2017
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Turnabout is unfair play. For years, Bill Browder has been lobbying governments to place sanctions on Russia for the death of Sergei Magnitsky -- and now, Russia is out to make problems for Mr. Browder.

Duration: 00:57:11


Kabul Mosque Attack, Amazon Critic, Bed Bug Family, Beer Foreign Languages, Rozon Journalist, Bigfoot Taxidermist, and more

10/20/2017
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All but one of them were there to worship. That one was a suicide bomber. And today, during Friday prayers at a busy mosque in Kabul, he detonated his explosives -- killing dozens of people.

Duration: 00:48:01

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