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Listening to As It Happens is like taking a trip around the world. From the complex headlines of the day to the weird and wacky, As It Happens brings you the story behind the story.

Listening to As It Happens is like taking a trip around the world. From the complex headlines of the day to the weird and wacky, As It Happens brings you the story behind the story.
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Toronto, ON

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Listening to As It Happens is like taking a trip around the world. From the complex headlines of the day to the weird and wacky, As It Happens brings you the story behind the story.

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English

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CBC Audience Relations P.O. Box 500, Station A Toronto, ON Canada M5W 1E6 866-481-5718


Episodes

Florida Lawmaker, Syria Response, Found Painting, Curling Listener Response, White House Guns and more

2/21/2018
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Disarming candour. A Florida lawmaker describes the scene as students who survived the shooting at Stoneman Douglas heckle the politicians who oppose her assault weapons ban proposal.

Duration:00:49:44

Eastern Ghouta, FHRITP Reporter, Florida: Student Protester, Ski Hill Tribe, Orest Meleschuk and more.

2/20/2018
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"The most dangerous place on the planet." That's how a doctor describes his hospital in Eastern Ghouta as a Syrian government offensive sends bombs raining down on patients and caregivers alike.

Duration:00:47:52

Florida: ALICE Training, Curling Doping, Rabbits Domestication, Bobsled Victory, Navajo Climber, Orangutan Study and more

2/19/2018
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ALICE shatters wonderland. That's ALICE as in Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evaluate — and when our guest attended a training session on what that active-shooter program teaches young kids, she was shocked.

Duration:00:57:08

Russian Indictment, Patrick Brown Latest, Burned Rock, Mr. T, Silent Crickets and more

2/16/2018
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Alleged crime and punishment. United States Special Counsel Robert Mueller lays his first charges — indicting Russian people and groups for what our guest calls an attempt to "steal democracy".

Duration:00:53:49

Ontario Rape Case, Florida Shooting Parent, HQ Quiz Hire, Florida Shooting: Student, Human Lab Eggs and more

2/15/2018
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The courage behind his conviction. Kassidi Coyle died before she could testify against the man who sexually assaulted her — but her words will nevertheless put him behind bars.

Duration:00:49:32

Netanyahu Allegations, Newspaper Funding, Baltimore Ceasefire, NH Lottery, Refugee Child Benefits and more

2/14/2018
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Now for Plan Bibi. So far, Benjamin Netanyahu's strategy is to refuse to step down, after police recommend he face charges of bribery and fraud — but our guest says this time, the Israeli Prime Minister's resilience may fail him.

Duration:01:01:44

Oxfam Folo, Marijuana Opioid Study, Fort Mac Lottery, Romeo the Frog, Curling Club, Homeless Reunion and more

2/13/2018
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Mission creeps. While ostensibly helping in Haiti, members of Oxfam staff committed shocking acts of sexual misconduct — and tonight, the NGO's executive director apologizes, and promises it won't happen again.

Duration:00:49:39

Colton Boushie Verdict, Kavous Seyed-Emami, Mystery Portrait, Exoneree Rings and more

2/12/2018
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Peer pressure. After Gerald Stanley is acquitted of killing Colten Boushie, his family demands justice — and Ottawa reviews the rules that allowed a jury with no visibly Indigenous members to deliberate.

Duration:00:47:16

Reporters who uncovered Rohingya massacre still behind bars

2/9/2018
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Months after Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo of were arrested for investigating a mass grave in Myanmar, Reuters has released what they discovered. Antoni Slodkowski is the Myanmar Bureau Chief for Reuters, and one of the reporters who continued with the investigation.

Duration:00:07:46

Sean Moore, Alberta Boycott, Bitcoin Puzzle, Rohingya Mass Grave, Korean War Letters, Edmonton Garage Artist and more

2/9/2018
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A different inside story. Sean Moore is back home in Canada after spending several weeks in the hands of a Syrian Al Qaeda cell — and unlike his travelling companion, who I spoke with last night, Mr. Moore tells us he was tortured.

Duration:00:56:33

Detained Canadian Folo, South Sudan Children, Minister Tickles, SF Private Street, Hawaii Missile Scare and more

2/8/2018
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She's home, but that's not where her heart is. After being detained while trying to smuggle her children out of Lebanon, Canadian mother Jolly Bimbachi is back in the country —without her kids.

Duration:00:50:06

Montreal Shooting, Vet Sexual Misconduct, Helicopter Sale, Cheddar Man, Nigel the Bird and more

2/7/2018
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What's wrong with these pictures. Two Montreal sisters release a cellphone video of police shooting their brother — who they say posed no threat besides being short of cash, mentally ill, and black.

Duration:00:48:41

Marilou McPhedran, Taiwan Earthquake, Trudeau "PeopleKind", Quebec Air Ambulance, Marbled Crayfish and more

2/6/2018
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Senator of gravity. Sexual harassment is still a serious problem on Parliament Hill — so independent senator Marilou McPhedran is offering independent help to women with a complaint.

Duration:01:00:29

Released Canadians, Psychiatric Institutions, Freemasons Mystery, FairPlay Industry, Esmond Bradley Martin Obit and more

2/5/2018
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From bad to worse — to safe. Today, a Canadian woman and her friend were released after a terrible ordeal: they went to Lebanon to get her children from her ex-husband — and wound up being detained by an Al-Qaeda group.

Duration:00:47:37

FBI Memo, Fair Play, Russia Doping, Carol Book Encore, Net Neutrality, Super Bowl Tattoo and more.

2/2/2018
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Dog day after Nunes. There's been a lot of barking since the release of Devin Nunes's long-awaited memo criticising the FBI and the U.S. Department of Justice — but our guest says it doesn't prove what Republicans said it would.

Duration:01:12:12

Syria Hospital, West Virginia Opiods, Automated Trick, Alcatraz Letter, Crosby Kid and more

2/1/2018
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Clinical precision. A Syrian hospital inside an underground cave was built to survive anything — but today, five massive airstrikes finally found its weak spot, and left the facility in ruins.

Duration:00:50:21

Police Complaint, Assisted Death Referrals, Father Obit, Puerto Rico Mayor, Bruce McArthur Folo and more

1/31/2018
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Adding injury to insult. When a Toronto police officer comes forward to complain that a colleague had sent her sexually explicit photos, her superiors took action — they docked her pay.

Duration:00:47:02

Cornwallis Statue, Colten Boushie Trial, Tortoise Found, Afghan Airline, Bridget Lawless Award, Iran Protest and more

1/30/2018
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Cutting an un-fine figure. The City of Halifax votes to put the statue of its founder in storage — and the Mi'kmaq historian who raised the issue of Edward Cornwallis's racist record 30 years ago is celebrating.

Duration:00:56:05

Bruce McArthur Latest, Rick Dykstra, SUV Rescue, Cleveland Mascot, QC Mosque: Friend, Diplomatic Immunity and more

1/29/2018
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Close to home. Bruce McArthur is now charged with five murders in Toronto, and police have discovered human remains on one of the properties where he worked — a property that belongs to our guest.

Duration:00:54:09

Patrick Brown - New Leader, Utah Paper, Stilton Cheese Roll, Trump Mueller, Humanity Star, Warren Miller Obit and more

1/26/2018
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Take us to our leader. Less than 48 hours after Patrick Brown's abrupt resignation, the Ontario PC Party appoints an interim leader -- and then announces that within 2 months, it will let its 200-thousand members decide.

Duration:00:56:05

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