May 16, 2013 | 27:36As It Happens Mukesh Kapila Audio
As It Happens Mukesh Kapila May 16, 2013 | 27:36The world has stood by, unable -- or unwilling -- to stop the killing in Syria. Meanwhile, the genocidal legacy in Darfur remains unchecked in parts of Sudan -- as the world remains silent.
Few people understand this better than Mukesh Kapila.
May 17, 2013 | 15:18As It Happens Marina Abramovi? Audio
As It Happens Marina Abramovi? May 17, 2013 | 15:18For four-and-a-half decades, Marina Abramovi? has been drawing audiences to participate in her own, very public, agonies and ecstasies. Now the performance art superstar is set to teach Toronto how to savour a little bit of suffering.
At next month's
May 20, 2013 | 9:01As It Happens Elijah Harper Obit Audio
As It Happens Elijah Harper Obit May 20, 2013 | 9:01Elijah Harper, a symbol of strength and a role model for Aboriginal Canadians, died at the age of sixty-four.
In June, 1990, as a Manitoba politician, Elijah Harper made a gesture in the provincial legislature that has made Canadian history. Sitting w
May 21, 2013 | 6:38As It Happens Boring Awards Audio
As It Happens Boring Awards May 21, 2013 | 6:38Last night, Toronto the Good played host to the world's first Boring Awards.
Honours were presented in the following categories:
Most Boring Comment of the Year
Most Boring Event of the Year
Most Boring City in Canada, and
Most Boring Canadian.
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 20, 2013 | 6:47As It Happens Miraculous Anteater Birth Audio
As It Happens Miraculous Anteater Birth May 20, 2013 | 6:47A seeming case of Immaculate Anteater Conception has experts at the LEO Zoological Conservation Center in Greenwich, Connecticut searching for an explanation.
Mama Giant Anteater, Armani, had just weaned baby Alice, and had been kept separate from dadd
May 15, 2013 | 7:43As It Happens Tim Bosma Body Found: Journalist Audio
As It Happens Tim Bosma Body Found: Journalist May 15, 2013 | 7:43Police confirm they will charge the heir of an aviation company with first degree murder in the death of an Ontario man who went missing more than a week ago. That after announcing they'd found the victim, Tim Bosma's, charred remains.
May 17, 2013 | 10:17As It Happens Apostrophes Audio
As It Happens Apostrophes May 17, 2013 | 10:17All the residents of the Adirondack town of Thurman want to do is put their mountain on a map. They're still not sure if they want to call it Jimmy's Peak or James' Peak. But one thing they're absolutely sure of is its punctuation. Well, it turns out the
Nov 27, 2012 | 8:17As It Happens Paramedic Hero Audio
As It Happens Paramedic Hero Nov 27, 2012 | 8:17Last Friday evening began unremarkably for Geoff MacBride: it was 5:30pm, he was stuck in traffic.
That completely changed when his car was rear-ended and was thrown into oncoming traffic and a near-fatal collision.
But when you're a trained paramedic - the President of the Toronto Paramedic Association, in fact - you don't just sit there.
So, Mr. MacBride jumped into action.
We reached Geoff MacBride at home in Toronto