As It HappensHoodoo McFiggin's ChristmasDec 19, 2014 | 7:22Hoodoo? Hoo don't. Fireside Al reads Stephen Leacock's classic tale "Hoodoo McFiggin's Christmas," about a boy who has big dreams for Christmas, and big nightmares too.
As It HappensReading: To Every Thing There is a SeasonDec 19, 2014 | 15:40A Cape Breton Christmas. An eleven-year-old boy shares his family's Christmas at home, in the late Alistair MacLeod's short story, "To Every Thing There is a Season."
As It HappensFirst Nations man says he was racially profiled, roughed up by Regina PoliceDec 19, 2014 | 7:30Simon Ash-Moccasin says he was walking home, minding his own business when police harassment began.
As It HappensThe Gift of the MagiDec 19, 2014 | 13:11Words of the wise. A young couple in love, wanting to buy each other the perfect present. Fireside Al reads the O. Henry Christmas classic, "The Gift of the Magi."
As It HappensThe Hockey SweaterDec 19, 2014 | 10:28To Hab and Hab not. Roch Carrier reads his beloved Canadian story, "The Hockey Sweater," about growing up in in smalltown Quebec and being forced to wear a Leafs jersey.
As It HappensWill the Gavle Goat survive this year?Dec 18, 2014 | 5:51The city of Gavle has an annual tradition of erecting a 13-metre-tall straw goat for Christmas. And arsonists have a tradition of torching it. Will it survive to Christmas this year?
As It HappensAmazon removes book for excessive use of hyphensDec 16, 2014 | 6:20"Once I stopped laughing, I sent them a letter back, pointing out that hyphens were a perfectly valid means within the English language of joining two words together"
As It HappensSon finds missing father after incredible maritime rescueDec 15, 2014 | 6:18For close to ten years, Zakary Ingraham had been searching for his estranged father, to no avail. But what Ingraham didn't know when his phone rang on December 1st was that the US Coast Guard had also been searching for him, and that he was presumed dead.
As It HappensWhy are waiting room magazines so awful? Doctor's study reveals the answer.Dec 15, 2014 | 5:32You're at the doctor's office. You're waiting, of course. Your phone battery is dead. So you look around for a magazine. And all you can find are back issues of Reader's Digest. You ask yourself: "Are doctors sadists?" Perhaps not.