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As It Happens

Take a trip around the world with CBC Radio's As It Happens. Hear from the people at the centre of the stories of the day. From the complex to the weird and wacky, As It Happens brings you the voices you want to hear. Listen to our podcast and on Fridays, we pull back the curtain on how we make the show with the podcast extra.

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November 13: Access to grind

CNN Lawsuit, Nunavut Polar Bears, Farley Mowat Art, Food Taste Copyright, Amazon HQ, Illinois Shooting and more

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November 12: Comic belief

Stan Lee Obit, California Fires: Paradise Mayor, Warbler Birdwatcher, Senator: Forced Sterilization, NHL Concussion Deal, Archive: Wrong Kid Grandpa and more

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November 9: Escape from Paradise

California Fire, Tony Clement Folo, Dumpster Art, Goat Regiment, Keystone Injunction and more

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November 8: Inclement mood

Tony Clement: Riding, Bombardier Layoffs, Bitcoin Utopia, Jim Acosta Press, Iqaluit Fire and more

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An Instragram user describes how Tony Clement's online behaviour crossed a line

Tony Clement follows tens of thousands of users on Twitter and Instagram. He's also known to "like" posts from acquaintances and strangers alike. Kim Fox shares her own uncomfortable experience.

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November 7: The power and the patriarchy

Jeff Sessions fired, Tony Clement, Swedan Baby Name, Year of the Woman, Drone Bear and more

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November 6: Biting the ballot

Midterms: Democrat, Midterms: GOP, Cheese Types, Military Junkets, Bernard Landry, Delhi Smog, and more

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November 5: Culling the heard

Munk Debate: David Frum, Georgia Voting Investigation, Pianist Identified, Iran Sanctions, Stolen Totem, Kilogram Change and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:46:23]


November 2: Plight. Unseen.

Yemen Child Death, SCC: Churchill Falls, Bob Ross Paintings, Dog Music, Dictionary Book, WW1 Banners and more

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November 1: Back on the rails

Churchill Train, Migrant Caravan, Sword Swallower, Hipster Cafe, Ukraine Gravesite, Cervical Cancer Study and more

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October 31: Taken on faith

Pakistan Acquittal, Sunny Dhillon, Tiny Books, Kepler Retires, Skeleton Display and more

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Feature | Jean Chrétien joins Carol Off in the As It Happens studio

Carol Off's feature in-studio interview with Jean Chrétien about his new book 'My Stories, My Times.' In their wide-ranging conversation, the former prime minister talks about his wife Aline, Pierre Trudeau, the Indian Act, Donald Trump and the Shawinigan Handshake.

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October 30: Home court advantage

UN Ex-Jihadi Fighters, Synagogue: Burials, Dateline: Tokyo Ticket Seller, Hockey Team Imbalance, German Nurse Trial, Ntozake Shange Obit and more

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October 29: Not the place for his thoughts and his prayers

Synagogue: Letter, Indonesia Crash, Sausage Statue, Synagogue: Victim, Fat Cats, Feature: Jean Chrétien and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:18:19]


October 26: Sender of attention

Bombs Arrest, Uber Death, Gritty Mascot Designer, Catholic Women's Rights, Hawaiian Island, Diamond Find and more

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October 25: Making a mockery

Khashoggi: Saudi Satirist, Saudi LAVs, Bio-Dome Guy, Georgia Voter Suppression, Jimmy John's, Free Willy Bill and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:55:04]


October 24: Incendiary rhetoric

Letter Bombs, Alberta Bison, Dorcas Reilly Obit, Tuam Burials, Brazil Museum, AIH50 Memories and more

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October 23: The bucks don't stop there

Carbon Pricing: Provinces, Oshawa Mayor, Headless Chicken Monster, Palestinian HRW Report, Psychic Witchcraft Charge, Oldest Shipwreck and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:53:15]


October 22: The shadows and the doubt

Khashoggi: Exports, Vancouver Mayor, Cow Photos, #MeToo Apology, Uighur Activist, Feature: Barbara Winters and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:19:05]


October 19: Metal fatigue

Steel CEO, Khashoggi Smears, Moose Poo Crafts, Yemen Doctor, Walkerton SEO, Queen Street Voyeur and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:11:25]


October 18: Into the void

Afghanistan Attack, Basic Income, Tokaroo, Mark Norman Case, Guillotine Mystery and more

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October 17: Addressing a chronic problem

Marijuana Pardons, Yemen MP, Marijuana Dad, Insect Study, Mining Rescue Team and more

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October 16: Inside pitch

Solitary Confinement Bill, Jamal Khashoggi Latest, Marijuana: Newfoundland Seller, Hurricane Michael: Volunteer, Stephen Hawking Predictions and more

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October 15: Watched pot

Marijuana: Halifax Law, Hurricane Michael: Resident, PEI "Arsehole", Marijuana: Driving Study, Carbon Price: Dominic LeBlanc and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:48:42]


October 12: Huawei patrol

Huawei Senator, Deciem Lawsuit, Tree Kangaroo, Norway Satanic Verses, Clams Microplastic and more

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October 11: Blind ally

Jamal Khashoggi: US, Italian Migrant Rescue Ship, Sommelier Scandal, SCC Ruling: Cree, Violin Update, Encore: Anote's Ark and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:15:42]


October 10: The coast is cleared

Hurricane Michael, Jamal Khashoggi Timeline, Citizenship Oath, Denmark Climate Plan, Will Vinton Obit, Rwanda Assassination and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:56:11]


October 9: Mission impassable; and now, impossible

Indonesia Aid Workers, Fake Manspreading, Sisters Reunited, ICE Found Wallet, Memory Font Study, Other Skripal Suspect Identified and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:56:27]


October 8: Number crunch time

IPCC Report, Jamal Khashoggi Latest, Vodkow Milk Vodka, Gecko Crank Calls, Forgiveness Reunion, Smoking vs. Sitting Study and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:52:12]


October 5: That's all she wrote

Kavanaugh Vote, Laquan McDonald, Farmer Journey, Sword Discovery, Leon Lederman Obit, Shetland Box, and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:51:09]


October 4: Waiting on the swings

Kavanaugh: Maine Lobbyist, Journalist Mystery, Arm Wrestling Champ, Pot Convictions, Tulsa Mass Graves, As It Happens Theme Song Challenge, and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:50:37]


October 3: Flesh and blood

Puerto Rico Verdict, Trump Taxes, Alberta Snow Storm, Ocean Protection Agreement, Hyundai Pony For Sale, Japanese Assembly Woman and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:58:40]


October 2: Going for broker

USMCA: Kim Campbell, Nobel Winner, CERN Scientist Reax, Quebec Election: CAQ, Kavanaugh: Mitchell Memo, Cats V. Rat and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 01:18:21]


October 1: Hard bargain

USMCA: Andrew Leslie, USMCA: Dairy Farmer, Kavanaugh: Ex FBI, USMCA: Language and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:00:51]


September 28: Judge of character

Kavanaugh Supporter, Tesla Lawsuit, Van Gogh Researcher, Russian Colonel, Healing Lodge Chief, Sneezing Deer and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:17:08]


September 27: A traumatic laughing matter

Kavanaugh Hearing, Nunavut Homeless, Heart Treatment Case, Ektachrome Returns, Oregano Weed, Grizzly Hunt and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:58:24]


September 26: His enemy is the state

Pyotr Verzilov Conscious, Kavanaugh Latest, Irish Writer, Rachel Mitchell Profile, Crow Town, Mexico Police and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:00:23]


September 25: Twilight of a predator

Bill Cosby Sentenced, Concordia Engineering, David Alexander Robertson, Romeo Saganash, Israel Art Exhibit, New Brunswick Election and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:53:41]


September 24: Small miracles in a huge catastrophe

Ottawa Tornado, Nova Scotia Abortion, West Elm Painting, Cameroon Video, Suffragette Letter, Uncle Bully Service and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:47:39]


September 21: Her courage, his conviction

Unfounded Sentence, Assisted Death Folo, Laziness Study, Maxime Bernier, Brexit Latest and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:11:08]


September 20: WADA crying shame

WADA: Russia, Carbon Tax Study, Book Purge, Golf Digest, Bear Statue, India Flight and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:08:51]


September 19: An editor is edited out

Ghomeshi Editor Out, Bike Speed Record, Alan Abel Obit, Nova Scotia Cancer Patient, Texas Gator Hunter, Wasps Vs. Bees and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:57:50]


September 18: History repeats itself, with her story

Kavanaugh Hearing, Quebec Election: Immigrants, As It Happens Lonely Hearts, Texas BBQ Ban, SpaceX Tourist, McGill Medical Museum and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:08:33]


September 17: Objection sustained

Kavanaugh Accusations, Philippines Typhoon, Squirrel Knot, Florence Flooding, Freddie Oversteegen Obit and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:55:41]


September 14: Emergency exit

Florence: New Bern, Mummified Wolf, Uranus Examiner, Indian Serial Killer, Lincoln Towing, Safiya Wazir and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:53:54]


September 13: Tourist distraction

Russian RT Interview, Florence: Family, Lost Mail Ships, San Juan Mayor, LeBlanc Mayor and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:48:26]


September 12: Notwithstanding room only

Notwithstanding Clause: NDP, Notwithstanding Clause: Pro, Hungary Vote, Ethiopia Rebel Leader, Minnesota Mining Licences, New Fish Species and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:53:54]


September 11: Haven becomes hell

Idlib Doctor, Ocean Clean-up, Red Deer Auction, 9/11 Cold Case, ICC Founder and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:47:53]


September 10: Sharpening his clause

Doug Ford: Notwithstanding Clause, Guru Accusations, Astrophysicist Prize, Tiger Hitman, Gold Find and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:47:29]


September 7: Blunt advice

Military Pot, Philippines Senator, International Space Station Hole, Kavanaugh: Abortion, Farmer Needs a Wife and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:50:36]


September 6: They were against the law

India Gay Law, Brazil Museum Artifacts, Detroit School Water, Sara Mardini Arrest, Scooter Rescue and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:49:49]


September 5: The call is coming from inside the House

New York Times Op-Ed, Novichok Suspects, Bird Extinctions, Spain Bomb Contract, Elon Musk Spat and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:48:23]


September 4: Home, free

Gay Refugee Couple, New Yorker Bannon, Worst Bus Stop, Microwave Attacks, Dorothy's Slippers and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:48:40]


September 3: 200 years to gather 20 million artifacts - one night to destroy everything

Brazil Museum Fire, Myanmar Journalist Verdict, Wagner Radio, McCain Legacy, Baseball Brawl and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:47:40]


August 31: No big deal

NAFTA Update, Rachel Notley, Henry Moore Drawings, Swissair Fisherman, Affirmative Action Lawsuit and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:52:58]


As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The 50th Anniversaries Episode

As we look ahead to our 50th anniversary celebrations in November, As it Happens turns back to revisit some other 50th anniversaries we've covered over the course of the show's history -including the assassination of President Kennedy, the birth of Dr. Who, Superman's 50th birthday, Franklin joins the Peanuts gang, and more...

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:22]


August 30: Three-part disharmony

NAFTA: Mexico, Trans Mountain Decision, NZ Cat Ban, Roy Oliver Conviction, Cyclist Crash and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:53:29]


August 29: Milking his trip for all it's worth

NAFTA: Dairy Farmer, NAFTA: Government, New Apple Champ, B.C. Opioid Lawsuit, Date and Dash and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:51:30]


August 28: Lactose intolerance

NAFTA: Jean Charest, UN Yemen Report, Louis C.K. Show, German Far-Right Protest, Sex Doll Brothel and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:52:42]


August 27: El arte del deal

NAFTA Mexico, UN Rohingya Report, El Camino Bees, John McCain Obit, Jacksonville Shooting and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:51:32]


August 24: Wait'll you hear his outside voice

Bernier Supporter, New Australia PM, VW Weather, Alcohol Study Critic, Harlem Trash and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:50:22]


As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Next Generation Episode

The individuals featured in this episode may be young, but they're not kidding around. Meet a dogged nine year-old journalist, an eight-year-old mooing champion, a tweenage taxidermist, and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:22]


August 23: Maxed out

Maxime Bernier: Latest, Bromley Armstrong Obit, Ford Snitch Line, Salma Zahid and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:49:56]


August 22: A matter of convictions

Cohen-Manafort: Republican, Cohen Manafort: Prosecutor, Vancouver Fire Sale, Black Sabbath Auction, Erin O'Toole Quick Whiskey and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:52]


August 21: Pardon me?

Cohen Plea, Nazi Deportation, Steve Research, Mississauga Bombing Lawsuit, Batman Pulled Over and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:49:01]


August 20: Missing from the missive

Pope Letter, Saskatchewan Triplets, BC Fire, Manitoba Funeral Processions, Banditos Asylum and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:52:46]


August 17: Sworn enemy

Fredericton Family, India Floods, Cannabis Beer, Beer Bridge Rescue, Saudi Syrup, Bullet Proof Wall and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:47:00]


As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Fake News Episode

In terms of common usage, "fake news" may be a relatively new term - propelled in large part by the current U.S. president. But it's hardly a new idea, as the stories featured in this episode illustrate.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:25]


August 16: Her majesty

Bernier Reaction, Aretha Franklin, Bee Friendly Pesticide, Pothole Tomatoes and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:45:30]


August 15: The devouring infernos

BC Fires, Mary Pratt Obit, Florida Red Tide, Safe Injection Sites and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:51:50]


 

 

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