Jun 14, 2013 | 5:18As It Happens Happy Birthday lawsuit Audio
As It Happens Happy Birthday lawsuit Jun 14, 2013 | 5:18'Happy Birthday' has brought us all a bit of joy, and perhaps annoyance, at least once a year, going back as long as we can remember.
As you might already know, however - and as filmmaker Jennifer Nelson found out recently -- the song "Happy Birthday"
Jun 13, 2013 | 8:02As It Happens Quebec's "Dying with Dignity" Bill Audio
As It Happens Quebec's "Dying with Dignity" Bill Jun 13, 2013 | 8:02Quebec's Social Services Minister Véronique Hivon has introduced a bill that would allow patients with terminal conditions to have their doctors end their lives. It would be the first law of its kind in Canada. We reached Minister Hivon in Quebec City.
Jun 12, 2013 | 6:50As It Happens Socks Audio
As It Happens Socks Jun 12, 2013 | 6:50Socks - the Shetland pony - is back in the spotlight.
Already an internet rock star for the mobile phone ad which features him moonwalking his way through Shetland's fields, this time it is not his moonwalking, but his amorous adventures which have gar
Jun 14, 2013 | 6:25As It Happens Scrabble Backlash Audio
As It Happens Scrabble Backlash Jun 14, 2013 | 6:25At the end of May, Electronic Arts took over the online version of Scrabble from Mattel. Along with tweaks to the aesthetic of the platform and dictionary, the company moved to a system whereby opponents are selected randomly. Previously players chose who
Apr 2, 2013 | 6:43As It Happens 2004: Where's Barbara Budd? Audio
As It Happens 2004: Where's Barbara Budd? Apr 2, 2013 | 6:43April 1, 2004: Back in the early spring of 2004, some listeners began to remark on the notable absence of "As it Happens" host Barbara Budd. Well, her co-host Mary Lou Finlay and the team waited until April first to publicly address the growing mystery.
Apr 25, 2013 | 9:51As It Happens Bangladesh Worker Audio
As It Happens Bangladesh Worker Apr 25, 2013 | 9:51Fatema 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 throu
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.
Jun 11, 2013 | 3:03As It Happens Griffin Prize reading: McFadden Audio
As It Happens Griffin Prize reading: McFadden Jun 11, 2013 | 3:03David McFadden has earned a spot on the The Griffin Poetry Prize 2013 International and Canadian shortlist for his his poetry collection, What's the Score?. Founded in 2000, The Griffin recognizes excellence in English language poetry.
There are seven
Apr 3, 2013 | 8:56As It Happens Thomas Homer-Dixon: "The Tar Sands Disaster" Audio
As It Happens Thomas Homer-Dixon: "The Tar Sands Disaster" Apr 3, 2013 | 8:56Thomas Homer-Dixon, Canadian author of The Ingenuity Gap and The Upside of Down, wrote an editorial in this past Sunday's New York Times, entitled "The Tar Sands Disaster" -- one that is bound to heat up the debate around the politics of Alberta bitumen.