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 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 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 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
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 16, 2013 | 6:42As It Happens Calgary Council Jargon Audio
As It Happens Calgary Council Jargon May 16, 2013 | 6:42A Calgary City council committee today approved a new policy mandating clear and simple communication. Alderwoman Druh Farrell brought forward the plain language policy because she's sick of bureaucratic and jargon-y language. She thinks that politicians
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 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 15, 2013 | 10:57As It Happens Lobster Company Audio
As It Happens Lobster Company May 15, 2013 | 10:57This season, lobster fishermen in the Maritimes are having a tough go of it.
The price being offered by processors and buyers for their catch has sometimes not been enough to allow them to break even.
For almost a week, thousands of them tied thei
May 14, 2013 | 8:40As It Happens Boogaard Lawsuit Audio
As It Happens Boogaard Lawsuit May 14, 2013 | 8:40No one from the National Hockey League was in the room the night Derek Boogaard died. But the hockey enforcer's family is now arguing in a lawsuit that the NHL didn't do enough to prevent his death.
May 14, 2013 | 6:23As It Happens Frisky frogs Audio
As It Happens Frisky frogs May 14, 2013 | 6:23Police in Baraboo, Wisconsin have twice knocked at Debbie Alsip's door in response to noise complaint.
But Debbie Alsip is innocent. The racket is coming from a crew of courting frogs in the pond behind her house.
Debbie Alsip explains just how l