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Michigan Bottled Water, Mogadishu Ex-Mayor, Canada Haggis, Naked Mini-Golf, Fernie Deaths, Not Dead Man, George Saunders, Insect Decline, and more

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 04:00:00 GMT

The problem is as clear as the product. Critics say companies pay next to nothing to bottle hundreds of millions of litres of Michigan groundwater -- and now, a state lawmaker says it's time for them to pay the piper.


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Gord Downie Obit: Allan Gregg and Fort Albany High School Band, X-Ray Music, Raqqa, Bigfoot Anniversary, Sasquatch Hunter, Sima Wali Obit, and more

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 04:00:00 GMT

And grace, too. With the death of Gord Downie, Canada loses an artist who served as a poet, an entertainer, and a conscience -- and thirty years ago, our first guest saw a spark of genius in the singer and his band, the Tragically Hip.


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Airbus Bombardier Deal, Quebec "Burka Ban", Fish Kisser, Stress Study, Houston Rescue, Kirkuk Update, Another Snail Obit, and more

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 04:00:00 GMT

And the winner is...well, who exactly? After Bombardier faces sky-high tariffs from the U.S., Airbus steps in to gives the company's C-Series jets a lift -- but some Quebec politicians wonder who will really benefit.


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Mogadishu Canadian Doctor, California Fire Dog, Basement Cosmetic Surgery, Morneau: Conservative, Malta Blogger Death, Texas Fajita, and more

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 04:00:00 GMT

One truck. More than three hundred people dead. Since the truck bombing in Mogadishu, our guest has been treating victims -- and tonight, she'll tell us what she's seen.


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Puerto Rico, Trump: Iran Deal, Jeremy The Snail Obit, Rohingya Reporter, Boeing 747 Pilot, Tippi Hedren Harassment, and more.

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 04:00:00 GMT

Apparently, it comes with being the territory. Donald Trump has publicly wondered when the expensive post-hurricane mess in Puerto Rico is going to end, but as our guest explains, the crisis may just be beginning.


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NAFTA: Mexico, listener response: TDSB "chief", Labrador Time, MacArthur Genius: Nguyen, Breaking Bad House, Stereo Ban, Earthquake Spray, and more

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 04:00:00 GMT

While dealing with the deal, you'll just have to deal. Despite Donald Trump's threat to scrap the trillion-dollar trade agreement, a former Mexican NAFTA negotiator says PM Trudeau and Mexico's President should stay calm.


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California fires, TDSB: No Chiefs, Weinstein: Lawyer, Sears Liquidation, Seal Meat Chef, and more.

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 04:00:00 GMT

What's found amid what's lost. A Northern California family returns home to find their house and neighbourhood destroyed by the wildfires -- but as Brad Sherwood tells us tonight, there is a glimmer of hope amid the destruction.


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NAFTA: Trump/Trudeau, California Fires, Porridge Champ, Catalonia Declaration, Rhode Island Farmer, Germany Skulls, and more

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 04:00:00 GMT

Maybe take a few cold ones. In the run-up to tomorrow's meeting with Prime Minister Trudeau, U.S. President Trump threatens to throw NAFTA on the fire -- but the head of the Canadian-American Business Council says Canada should keep its cool.


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Weinstein Open Secret, Catalonia Unionist, Typhoid Challenge, Pledge Protest Student, Music Festival and more

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 04:00:00 GMT

Silence on set. Harvey Weinstein's downfall comes as no surprise to a reporter who spent years trying to get a story she could publish about the producer and allegations of abuse.


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Sixties Scoop Settlement, Utah Police Shooting, Toilet Seat Museum, Puerto Rico Flood, Dropped Phone and more

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 04:00:00 GMT

All she wanted was to go home. As Ottawa announces compensation for the victims of Canada's notorious Sixties Scoop, we hear from a chief who still feels the pain of being cut off from her mother's love.


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Nevada Senator, Energy East: Carr, Monopoly Protester, Inuit TB Database, Lone Scientist Op-Ed and more

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 04:00:00 GMT

The future is now. When asked about gun control in Las Vegas, U.S. President Trump said, "We're not going to talk about that today" -- but one Nevada state senator says there's no better time.


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Pacific Walrus, Sex Assault Play, Tower Babies, Las Vegas: Survivor, Font Creator, Status of Women and more.

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 04:00:00 GMT

Taking them to tusk. The Trump Administration says Pacific walruses aren't threatened anymore, because they've adapted to dwindling sea ice in the north -- but our guest says that decision will push the species closer to extinction.


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Puerto Rico Latest, Las Vegas Counsellor, Bentham Head, Gay Syrian, Tom Petty Obit, Egypt Band and more

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 04:00:00 GMT

It's in desperate need of repair -- but he wasn't there to mend fences. On his visit to Puerto Rico, U.S. President Donald Trump downplays the effects of Hurricane Maria, complains about the cost of the relief effort -- and expresses strong approval of hi


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Las Vegas: Witness, Jagmeet Singh, Canadian Pilot, Edmonton Attack, Catalan Vote and more

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 04:00:00 GMT

At least fifty-eight people are dead, and hundreds injured after a gunman opened fire on a music festival in Las Vegas. Our guest began the night serving beer to country music fans -- and ended it comforting one of the victims as he died.


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RCMP Verdict, Flames Stadium: Nenshi, Bere Island Update, Catalonia Vote, Drunk Paddle Boater and more

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 04:00:00 GMT

An indefensible lack of defense. A New Brunswick judge rules the RCMP failed to provide adequate equipment and training to the officers killed during the rampage in Moncton -- and the widow of one of those officers says she knew that from the start.


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Netflix Announcement, Flames Stadium, El Capitan Rock, Neo-Natal Unit, Poo Donor and more

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 04:00:00 GMT

A big party with balloons and cake -- but just one streamer. The federal government announces a deal that will see Netflix spend half a billion on Canadian TV and film -- but our guest says the streaming service will get all the binge benefits.


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Bombardier: VP, Bombardier: Bernie, Video Game Voice Actor, Take A Knee: WNBA, Pylon Lung and more

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 04:00:00 GMT

Duty calls -- followed by duty screams. When the U.S. imposes enormous new tariffs on Bombardier, the company blames a rival for manipulating the system -- and Maxime Bernier blames the Liberal government.


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Saudi Arabia Driving, Thunder Bay Death, George Laraque, Rachael Harder: Liberal, Guppy Study and more

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 04:00:00 GMT

The squeaky wheel gets the keys. Saudi Arabia says its now OK for women to drive, and we ask one activist who fought the ban how she'll exercise her new right to go for a spin.


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San Juan Mayor, Canada Invictus Athlete, Charles Bradley Obit, AfD Germany, Take A Knee Montage, and more

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 04:00:00 GMT

Hurricane Maria is long gone but the mayor of Puerto Rico's capital city says some of the island's elderly and injured residents are suffering the most, as they try to recover without food, water, or electricity.


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London Accused Released, Trudeau UN: Philpott, Headless Halloween Decoration, Trans Invictus Athlete, Uber London and more

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 04:00:00 GMT

He's free -- and now in hiding. A Syrian refugee arrested for last week's London subway bombing is released without charge. But the young man fears he'll be a target for violence -- in spite of his innocence.


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Maria: Dominica, Baseball Injury, Lottery Island, Mexico School, Ryanair Pilot and more

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:00:00 GMT

An isolating incident. It's been cut off from the world for two days, but we'll finally reach someone on the island of Dominica, which was hit by the full force of Hurricane Maria -- and things could hardly be worse.


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Mexico Earthquake Latest, Jake LaMotta Obit, Tony Gabriel, Maria: Puerto Rico, Porpoise Grave, Wiarton Willie Obit and more

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 04:00:00 GMT

A country's broken heart. Much of Central Mexico is rubble after Tuesday's powerful earthquake; we'll speak with a resident of Mexico City who's been providing help among the ruins.


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Mexico Earthquake, Suu Kyi Reaction, Mars Isolation, Manitoba First Nation Teachers, Endurance Cyclist, Eel Researcher and more

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 04:00:00 GMT

A recurring nightmare. A powerful earthquake topples buildings in Mexico, for the second time this month -- and 32 years to the day after a quake in Mexico City killed nearly ten thousand people.


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Tortola Resident, Narcos Death, Old Canoe, Liver Transplant Case, Lemonade Punk Band, Tax Plan Doctor, and more

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 04:00:00 GMT

A port between storms. Irma left the British Virgin Island of Tortola in ruins -- and before storm-weary residents can recover, Maria is set to arrive on the island on Tuesday.


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London Train Attack, Catalyst Board, Montpellier Jerseys, Johnny Cash, Sonic Mystery, Decapitation Unit, Leonard Cohen and more

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 04:00:00 GMT

Anything but routine. It was an ordinary morning commute in London on Friday -- until the detonation of a explosive device injured more than 20 people inside the subway train our guest happened to be on.


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Danielle Martin, Beyak: Winnipeg Mayor, Bodega Owner, Aung San Suu Kyi Critic, Stonehenge Tunnel, Daisy The Goat and more

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 04:00:00 GMT

Time for a check-up. A Toronto doctor heads to Washington, DC to defend a Bernie Sander's universal health care plan from claims it's dangerously ... Canadian.


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Nursing Home Deaths, Potlotek Water, Diana Florist, Octlantis, Allan MacEachen Obit, Giant Fatberg, Shashi Tharoor and more

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 04:00:00 GMT

Eight nursing home patients have died in Florida after Hurricane Irma brought the air conditioning system down -- and a doctor describes what he saw in his crowded ER Wednesday morning.


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UK Deportation, Irma: Marathon, Hot Dog Mayor, Mikheil Saakashvili, AB Wildfire, Dragonfly Eyes, ABBA Reunion and more

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 04:00:00 GMT

An endurance test in Marathon. After spending years building a small resort in the Florida Keys, Ted Dominick went back today to see what was left of his labour of love in Hurricane Irma's wake -- and it's not much.


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Irma: St Maarten, Amazon Tribe Deaths, Viking Warrior, Irma: Keys Folo, Blood Clot Lecture, Poet Laureate and more

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 04:00:00 GMT

Powerless to stop it - powerless since it hit. As Irma makes its way across the Southern United States, we'll speak with the editor of a newspaper on St. Maarten, an island which hasn't had power since the storm made landfall last Wednesday.


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Irma: Keys, Ontario Marijuana: Minister, Dispensary Owner, Equifax Hack, Iran Soccer Fan, Cherokee Freedmen and more

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 04:00:00 GMT

Grab your keys and leave The Keys. Hurricane Irma is driving thousands of Floridians to drive out of its path -- but our guest says he'd rather hunker down that pull up stakes.


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Irma: Barbuda, Nova Scotia Judge Review, Irish Bat Family, Evacuation March, Whale Strandings, Listener Response: Irish Bat Family and more

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 04:00:00 GMT

What's left now that Irma's left. The hurricane has a path of destruction ahead -- but tonight, the Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda tells us about the damage already done to a small Caribbean island.


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Irma: Anguilla, Irma: British Virgin Islands, Radiohead Stage Collapse, Swiss Village, DACA Senator, Irish Bat Family, Cruise Ship Report and more

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 04:00:00 GMT

The calm within the storm. When Hurricane Irma hit Anguilla, nineteen-year-old Nisha Dupuis kept her cool -- because she was on the air on her local radio station, providing updates.


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DACA Announcement, UK Terrorism Arrests, Stringbean: Appalachian Trail, Lydia Reid, South Sudan Diplomat, Peppa Pig and more

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 04:00:00 GMT

Dreamers' worst nightmare. Jesus Contreras helped people to safety in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey -- before the Trump Administration's announcement that it will rescind DACA left his own future anything but safe.


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North Korea: China, Nova Scotia Sinkhole, Crime Dollhouses, Walter Becker Obit, Rohingya: Latest, John Ashbery Obit, North Korea Seismologist and more

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 04:00:00 GMT

Nuclear reaction. North Korea's latest test shocks the whole world -- but with the U.N. Security Council threatening further sanctions, it's China that will determine what happens next.


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Berkeley Mayor, Harvey Return, Return Bong Guy, Kenya Election, Hep A San Diego, New Cancer Drug and more

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 04:00:00 GMT

Never say never. The mayor of Berkeley, California used to protest as part of the university town's proud commitment to free speech. Tonight he tells us why he wants to ban Free Speech Week.


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Bhutto: Former Aid, Afghan Deportation, Ant Bite Researcher, HIV Privacy Breach, Bell Tower and more

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 04:00:00 GMT

"Sad and enraged." A court fails to convict anyone for murdering Benazir Bhutto, leaving one of the Prime Minister's former aides wondering what's wrong inside the Pakistani state.


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Bangladesh Floods, Harvey: Evacuation Centre, Terry Pratchett Book, Japan Government Adviser, Comedy Bar and more

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 04:00:00 GMT

Harvey's not alone. While all eyes are on Houston, more than one thousand people have died in floods -- in South Asia. In a moment, we'll take you to Bangladesh.


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Harvey Rescue, Sir John A. Macdonald: Sinclair, Ticats Fan, Harvey: Levee Breach, Figure Skater Retires, Gravy Wrestling and more

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 04:00:00 GMT

Hope floats. They call themselves the Cajun Navy. Tonight, one of the Louisiana volunteers tells us how he and his colleagues put the lessons of Katrina to work when they pulled a Houston woman from the flood.


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Houston: Senior's Home, Houston: Katrina Survivor, Berkely Protest, Tobe Hooper Obit, Moth Sighting and more

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 04:00:00 GMT

Get the picture? A Florida woman scrambles into action after her mother sends a photo from Houston showing residents in her care home sitting in murky, waist-deep flood water.


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As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Fightin' Words Episode, Part I

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 04:00:00 GMT

Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme's roommate, Sandra Good; "Suck it Up, Buttercup" Congressman; Immigration Minister Chris Alexander; "Kill All Wolves" campaigner Ron Gillett


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Fire Jogger, Boxing Dr., I'm Too Sexy, Syria Youtube Videos, Arranged Marriage Game, Danish Busker and more

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 04:00:00 GMT

A nasty piece of workout. While out on a jog near Kelowna, B.C., our guest's run for her health becomes a run for her life -- when she realizes she's dangerously close to a spreading forest fire.


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Duffy Lawyer, Slim & Fit Orchestra, Lotto Winner, "Kiss My Ass" AG, Kim Wall Journalist, and more

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 04:00:00 GMT

Duff customer. Mike Duffy makes himself the senator of attention once again -- suing the Senate and the federal government for damages he says he suffered at the hands of the RCMP, and operatives of the former PM.


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Quebec Storm, Sir John A. Macdonald Schools, Carl's Jr. Ex-Manager, Kim Wall Obit, Missile Shield MP, India Divorce Ruling and more

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 04:00:00 GMT

Funnel vision. A storm arrives by surprise in Lachute, Quebec, bringing with it a tornado. And our guest's quiet afternoon taking care of her grandkids ends with the roof being torn off her house.


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Trump: Afghanistan, Pointe-Des-Cascades Swastika, Missouri Death Sentence Stay, Bell Island Sale, Toe Wrestling Champ and more

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 04:00:00 GMT

Digging in, in the "graveyard of empires". U.S. President Donald Trump offered no details when he announced greater military involvement in Afghanistan -- but where some heard meaningless vagueness, the Afghan charge d'affaires in Washington heard support


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Eclipse in Kentucky, Loon Lake BC, Big Ben MP, Patrick O'Flaherty Obit, Utrecht Bike Garage and more

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 04:00:00 GMT

Watch this space. In a small Kentucky town, thousands gathered to view the solar eclipse -- but some will be scanning the skies all night, because this is the anniversary of a day when aliens are said to have paid a visit.


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As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Four Weddings and a Funeral Episode

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 04:00:00 GMT

Darren Black Bear of Oklahoma faced a lot of resistance when he decided to tie the knot back in 2013. Not from friends and family, but from his state. But Mr. Black Bear found a way to marry the love of his life, Jason Pickel, all the same — with a little


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Bannon: Kuttner, Hisham Al-Omeisy, Loon Whisperer, Spain Update, Finland Attack, Principal Shot, Bubble Tea and more

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 04:00:00 GMT

Loose Bannon. The firing of Steve Bannon means the departure of a man who served as President Trump's right hand man, and supplied the President's vision -- but our guest warns he'll still have the President's ear.


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Barcelona Attack, Quebec Immigration Minister, Nail In Heart Guy, Google: James Damore, Grizzly Bear Hunt and more

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 04:00:00 GMT

They were strolling. Shopping. Thinking about where to eat. Now, at least 12 people are dead and dozens injured, after an attacker drove a van into a busy tourist area in Barcelona. A resident describes the carnage on his street.


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Charlottesville Memorial, Charlottesville: Lawmaker, Baltimore Statues, Fish Hook Doctor, Cloakroom Attendant, Rare Bird, Submarine Death, Robot Funerals and more

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 04:00:00 GMT

Hundreds gather in Charlottesville for the memorial service for Heather Heyer, who was killed during Saturday's protests -- and while the President tweeted his condolences, the city's former mayor says it's too little, too late.


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Brian Lilley, Trump Presser, SJ Harris Obit, Volcano Discovery, Charlottesville: Teacher, Grizzly Hunt Ban, De-Smurfed Town and more

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 04:00:00 GMT

When The Rebel's revolting, revolt against The Rebel. Brian Lilley tells us he's leaving the right-wing media outlet over its coverage of the racist rally in Charlottesville, saying it's become "toxic" to his journalism.


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Charlottesville: Vice Mayor, Charlottesville: Father, NAFTA Freeland, Banana Scorpion, Charlottesville: Schweitzer, Daisy Sweeney Obit, Sierra Leone Mudslide and more

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 04:00:00 GMT

From bad to worst. When racists showed up in numbers for a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, the city knew there would be trouble -- but the killing of a counterprotester turned a terrible day into a tragedy.


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As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Great Outdoors Episode

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 04:00:00 GMT

Our fearless host, Carol Off, is used to pushing for truth and certainty on air -- but she once showed she's equally prepared to push trapped cetaceans off a beach.


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North Korea: William Perry, Right Whales, Le Studio Fire, Syrian Doctor, Hogweed Warning and more

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 04:00:00 GMT

"Locked and loaded". U.S. President Donald Trump's shots at North Korea have not been what you'd call "diplomatic" -- and former U.S. Secretary of Defense William Perry worries less diplomatic language means fewer diplomatic solutions.


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Trans Mountain: Weaver, Abe Snidanko Obit, Chronicle Herald Vote, Migrant Deaths, Kyle Miller, Haruo Nakajima Obit and more

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 04:00:00 GMT

Making a provincial case out of it. BC Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver backs his NDP power partners' plan to join the legal fight against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.


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North Korea: Guam, Lacolle Refugee: UNHCR, Password Security Guy, New Orleans Flood, Carla Del Ponte, Track Coach and more

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 04:00:00 GMT

President Trump threatened "fire and fury". North Korea warned of "an enveloping fire". And in the heat of this apocalyptic talk, the island of Guam is sweating -- because North Korea has also said it could be the target of a missile strike.


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Daniel Turp, Palahniuk Time Capsule, Driverless Car, 9/11 Remains Identity, Six Dates, Glen Campbell obit and more

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 04:00:00 GMT

A call against arms. Former Bloc MP Daniel Turp says videos of Canadian armoured vehicles being used in civilian areas of Saudi Arabia are all the evidence the government should need to block future sales.


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Wildfires destroyed homes, Jack Rabinovitch obit, Old Thrush, Kid in Car Warning, Toronto Tree Tower and more

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 04:00:00 GMT

Twice burned. His family lost one house to the Fort Mac wild fires. Now a second has been burned to the ground by the blazes in BC. But Jason Schurman says he isn't shying away from the challenge.


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As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Marathon Episode

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 04:00:00 GMT

Terry Fox was heartbroken when he had to cut short his cross-Canada Marathon of Hope. But of course, the end of the road was only the beginning.


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Malware Indictment, Sierra Leone Jogging, Calgary Hawks, Swimming to Work, Jordan Rape Law, Shkrelli Verdict, Robert Hardy, NAACP Travel Advisory, Bob Ross Chia Artist

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 04:00:00 GMT

Code snap. Four months after a young hacker helped save the world from malware, he's been detained by the FBI for allegedly creating and selling malware of his own -- but our guest believes the authorites may have made a mistake.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/asithappens_20170804_38676.mp3




Asylum Seekers: Government, Syrian Activist Executed, Fishing FOI, Eclipse Fireworks, South African Activist, Right Whale Minister, Colten Boushie Feast, Watermelon Seed Spitter, Scaramucci Call

Thu, 03 Aug 2017 04:00:00 GMT

What's in flux during the influx. The sudden spike in asylum-seekers entering Quebec from the United States is creating concern -- but Ottawa says everything's under control.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/asithappens_20170803_81763.mp3




Montreal Asylum Seekers, Oslo Bus, Exploding Caterpillar, Polaris: Weaves, Calgary Rescue, Judith Jones, Peanut Butter Escape

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 04:00:00 GMT

Escaping from where they escaped to. After the earthquake in 2010, people fled Haiti for the U.S. -- and now so many Haitians are fleeing the U.S. for Quebec that Montreal has opened Olympic Stadium to asylum seekers.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/asithappens_20170802_33830.mp3




Kenya Attack, BC Fire Labour, ASMR Video Artist, Iceland Hot Dogs, Arpaio Case, NFL Player, Son of Sam, Capsized Boat, National Hosts, Scream Choir

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 04:00:00 GMT

Casting doubt on casting ballots. He was in charge of making sure next week's election in Kenya goes smoothly -- but now that Chris Msando has been brutally killed, our guest sees danger ahead.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/asithappens_20170801_42096.mp3




The Mooch is Out, Sam Shepard, Snooty Statue, Joey Chestnut, Venezuela Vote, Tim Raines Hall of Fame, Aleppo Zoo, Jeanne Moreau

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT

That don't impress me, Mooch. After a tumultuous and surprisingly profane week-and-a-half as the White House Communications Director, Antony Scaramucci is out.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/asithappens_20170731_60920.mp3




As it Happened: The Archive Edition - The Road Trip Episode

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT

Before it was a big-screen comedy smash, The Cannonball Run was an actual illicit cross-country car rally, complete with Ferraris and a souped-up ambulance -- and Jim Hunt was the first Canadian to enter it.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/asithappens_20170728_12391.mp3




Pakistan PM, Stouffville SLAPP Case, Clown Motel, Mind Music, and more

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT

Pakistan's high court pushes Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from power after the Panama Papers leak suggests that his family hadn't been entirely upfront about their wealth.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/asithappens_20170728_60916.mp3




Sterilization Review, C-Star Arrests, Hawk Update, June Foray, and more

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT

They were there to help her give birth to her child. They wanted to make sure she never had another. A Saskatoon woman responds after hospital staff are found to have pressured Indigenous mothers into accepting tubal ligations.


Media Files:
https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/asithappens_20170727_59430.mp3




Nunavut Seismic Ruling, Khadr Medic, Bread Dough Truck, Via Rail Update, and more

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT

The Supreme Court blocks seismic testing in a tiny Nunavut community and the hamlet's former mayor tells us how he brought an oil and gas consortium to heel.


Media Files:
https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/asithappens_20170726_55414.mp3




LNG Cancelled, Mud Soldier, "All Of Garden" Blogger, Labrador Roads, and more

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT

As Petronas pulls the plug on its multi-billion dollar Pacific NorthWest natural gas project, we hear from a business owner in the BC gas-patch who says her community is feeling burned.


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https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/asithappens_20170725_42936.mp3




Bountiful Verdict, Texas Human Smuggling, Stubby Bottles, Microsoft Paint Artist, and more

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT

After trying for years, B.C. prosecutors secure polygamy convictions against Winston Blackmore, the former religious leader who married 24 wives.


Media Files:
https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/asithappens_20170724_60300.mp3