May 7, 2013 | 4:13As It Happens Atwood at Get up! Stand up! Audio
As It Happens Atwood at Get up! Stand up! May 7, 2013 | 4:13Canadian author and commentator, Margaret Atwood participated in the CBC Books / Random House Get up!Stand up! event last weekend. The theme of the event was the importance of the individual voice in a democracy.
She spoke to those in attendance on the
May 3, 2013 | 6:35As It Happens The true nature of organists Audio
As It Happens The true nature of organists May 3, 2013 | 6:35A study commissioned by Christian Research in the UK has unearthed new evidence about the true nature of organists: talented, yes, but also opinionated, resolute and mischievous.
This may come as a bit of a shock to churchgoers, for who the great sound
May 3, 2013 | 6:45As It Happens Man vs Bear Audio
As It Happens Man vs Bear May 3, 2013 | 6:45Toby Burke realized that the only thing that stood between his family and an agressive brown bear, was him. All he had to defend himself was a telescope, its tripod and his own hands.
In the man vs. bear wrestling match that ensued, man emerged the
May 2, 2013 | 9:12As It Happens Estonian austerity operetta Audio
As It Happens Estonian austerity operetta May 2, 2013 | 9:12Don't knock Estonian austerity.
A sixteen-minute operetta, called Nostra Culpa, recently debuted in Tallinn, Estonia. Its inspiration: a public, online battle between economist Paul Krugman and the president of Estonia, after Mr. Krugman questioned the
May 2, 2013 | 28:17As It Happens 'Unclaimed' Audio
As It Happens 'Unclaimed' May 2, 2013 | 28:17One of the most talked-about, and contentious, documentaries shown at this year's Hot Docs film festival, in Toronto, is the film "Unclaimed".
It's about a man in Vietnam claiming to be an Sgt John Hartley Robertson, an American MIA who's been left
May 1, 2013 | 7:03As It Happens Syrian Hacker Audio
As It Happens Syrian Hacker May 1, 2013 | 7:03In recent days, the pro-government “Syrian Electronic Army” has hacked into the accounts of major news outlets, including The Guardian, the BBC and NPR. Ahmad Heidar is a software engineer who fled Syria after the regime tried to recruit in the SEA.
Apr 29, 2013 | 6:50As It Happens strapless dress ban Audio
As It Happens strapless dress ban Apr 29, 2013 | 6:50Readington Middle School principal, Sharon Moffat, has upset parents for banning strapless dresses at an eighth grade dance. She says they are too distracting, for boys.
While people are saying the ban itself is unnecessary, it's the logic behind the ban
Apr 29, 2013 | 5:31As It Happens Moose whisperer (full) Audio
As It Happens Moose whisperer (full) Apr 29, 2013 | 5:31Monday evening, on As It Happens, Carol spoke to the chief warden in Vermont, who told us about discovering what he called a "putrid"-smelling shed full of pot, while running a moose out of town.
We received several calls and emails about Moose enco
Apr 26, 2013 | 7:27As It Happens Sheep dog / attack sheep pack Audio
As It Happens Sheep dog / attack sheep pack Apr 26, 2013 | 7:27Lamo is a sheep who thinks he's a dog. He has no interest in those of his own ilk, preferring, from an early age, the company of dogs. He is house broken, swims and loves the settee.
Lamo's tale reminded us of another sheep tale in the As it Happens ar
Apr 25, 2013 | 5:39As It Happens Bird Attacks Family Audio
As It Happens Bird Attacks Family Apr 25, 2013 | 5:39At first, the Hudson family didn't take any notice of the pheasant that started loitering on their property. But it didn't take long before they realised there was something very different about Phil, as he would come to be known.
Apr 25, 2013 | 9:11As It Happens Garment Factory Survivor Fatema Khatun Audio
As It Happens Garment Factory Survivor Fatema Khatun Apr 25, 2013 | 9:11Fatema Khatun Munni is one of the lucky ones.
She was inside the garment factory building in Bangladesh yesterday when it came crashing down. She escaped. But dozens more didn't.
We reached Ms. Khatun Munni near the capital, Dhaka, and spoke to her thro