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As It Happens

Listening to As It Happens is like taking a trip around the world. From the complex headlines of the day to the weird and wacky, As It Happens brings you the story behind the story.

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Should every day be Email Debt Forgiveness Day?

Radio hosts PJ Vogt and Alex Goldman explore our collective email shame.

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Searching for mercy in ISIS territory

Jurgen Todenhofer believes the West underestimates the threat ISIS pose.

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The Unbuttoning of Christiane Pflug

More than four decades after her death, there is a resurgence of interest in her art.

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Second Machine Age: machines are taking over humans

Machines taking over more human tasks, with huge implications for how we'll live and work in the future.

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Monday, May 4, 2014 - Texas Shooting, Ontario Sex Ed, Samantha Bee, Kahnawake Protest, Trudeau Platform and more

Drawing fire. In Texas, a contest awarding the best cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad ends with two gunmen dead -- and the local imam grieving, and frustrated.

Download Monday, May 4, 2014 - Texas Shooting, Ontario Sex Ed, Samantha Bee, Kahnawake Protest, Trudeau Platform and more
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Friday, May 1, 2015 - Baltimore Dad and Activist, Journal Apology, Ben E. King Obituary, B.C. Phone Gone, San Diego Fisherman and more

They wanted him to set an example. Instead, his parents believe he's being made an example of: after a teenager turns himself in for smashing a police car windshield in Baltimore, bail is set at an exorbitant half-million dollars.

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Thursday, April 30, 2015 - DND Sexual Misconduct, Nepal Medic, Iraqi Cellist, Spiegelman: 'Maus' in Russia, Wanksy and Bear Punch

Dark forces. Former Supreme Court justice Marie Deschamps issues a damning report describing a culture of misogyny, harassment and sexual assault lurking in Canada's military.

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - Equal Pay, UN Child Abuse, Dateline: Pub Rebuild, Full House Blogger, Free Range Dad, Saunders Sentences and more

It's parity time. An Ontario university conducts a study of wage differences among its academic staff -- and responds by hiking the salaries of every woman on faculty.

Download Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - Equal Pay, UN Child Abuse, Dateline: Pub Rebuild, Full House Blogger, Free Range Dad, Saunders Sentences and more
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Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - Nepal Relief, Nepal Ambassador, Homeless Arrest, Baltimore Protester, Nazi Trial Follow-Up, Jayne Meadows and more

Hope in the ruins. A young Nepalese woman tells us how she and her fellow survivors in Kathmandu are coordinating efforts to reach remote communities after the earthquake.

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Monday, April 27, 2015 - Sherpa Earthquake Nepal, Nepal Quake Study, Kazakh President, PEN Charlie Hebdo, Tulsa Resignation, Sweeney Todd Show and more

Four days ago, Karma Sherpa could relax at home in Kathmandu. Now, after a powerful earthquake, he's one of hundreds of survivors living in a makeshift tent city in the ruined capital.

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Friday, April 24, 2015 - Khadr Gets Bail, Armenian Genocide, Nashville Swingers, Alberta Election, Drone Program Defender and more

One step closer. A judge grants Omar Khadr bail, pending appeal -- and we hear from the man who intends to give him a place to stay: his lawyer, Dennis Edney.

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Thursday, April 23, 2015 - Pakistan Drone Strike, Med Migrants: Malta Foreign Minister, M. H. Abrams, Subway Rescue, IRA Bomber, Lois Lilienstein and more

For years, they worked to bring Warren Weinstein home. Now, family and friends are shattered to hear that the aid worker -- kidnapped in Pakistan in 2011 -- was killed in a disastrous U.S. drone strike.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - Odeyak Voyage, Kraft Dinner SciBabe, Montana Ghost Town, U.S. Senate Cook, American Regional Dictionary and more

The canoe that plowed through a dam. Twenty-five years ago today, Cree and Inuit paddlers arrived in Manhattan from northern Quebec, to protest -- and eventually kill -- a massive James Bay hydroelectric dam project.

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - Budget: Cullen, Brison, Sorensen, Ball Hockey, FOA: Marathon Cheater, Chimps Habeas Corpus and more

Rebirth by a thousand cuts. In their pre-election budget, the Conservatives hope to boost their support with tax cuts for small businesses, seniors, and families -- plus balanced books.

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Monday, April 20, 2015 - Migrant Deaths, Toni Morrison, Holocaust Trial, Women and Chess, Friendly Fire, Norway FM Radio and more

Engulfed. As Europe struggles to cope with an influx of migrants by sea, we'll go to Catania, Italy -- where fewer than thirty people survived the capsizing of a ship in the Mediterranean that killed as many as one-thousand men, women and children.

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Friday, April 17, 2015 - Chicago Police, Cirillo Ceremony, Underwater Thesis, Quote-Unquote Beaver Tree, Sex Ed Class, Pearl Harbor Exhumations and more

More than money, he wants payback. The city of Chicago will compensate people tortured by a crew of bad cops -- but our guest won't be satisfied until the alleged ringleader is stripped of his police pension.

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Thursday, April 16, 2015 - CBC Report, Seattle Minimum Wage, Dorval Mailboxes, Umlaut Town, Egyptian Family and more

Failures, missed opportunities, and inaction. A report on the way the CBC dealt with former host Jian Ghomeshi finds all of the above and more -- and Corporation managers say they accept the findings.

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - Brad Wall: Modi, NS Film Credits, Dorval Canada Post, Knuckle Crack Study, Parkinson's Documentary and more

Breaking the isotopes. After a meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall feels radiant about a deal involving hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of Canadian uranium.

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As It Happens: Missing & Murdered Special Series

As It Happens is telling the stories of Canada's murdered and missing indigenous women and girls. The stories collected here are just a few among hundreds documented in a new CBC project 'Missing and Murdered: Unsolved Cases of Indigenous Women & Girls.'

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - Ukraine Announcement, Missing and Murdered: Bev Jacobs, Glass Wins Gould, Percy Sledge, Mandatory Minimum Gun Sentences and more

Providing defense, creating offense. Canada announces it's sending troops to train Ukrainian forces -- but our guest, a Russian parliamentarian, says that will just fan the flames.

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Monday, April 13, 2015 - Ontario Carbon, Gunter Grass Obit, Listener Response: Cabbagetown Note, Parking Sign Designer, Le Pen Spat, MMIW Sarah Skunk and more

Not just blowing smoke. Ontario and Quebec join forces to fight climate change through cap-and-trade -- and Ontario's Economic Development Minister says the federal government is in no position to criticize the plan.

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Friday, April 10, 2015 - Honduras Pirates, Missing and Murdered: Shelly Dene, Wham! in China, Aboriginal Murder Stats, Cabbagetown Note and more

Robbed by pirates. Abandoned on a remote island. A Calgary couple's sailing adventure in Honduras goes south in the most frightening way possible -- and tonight, we'll hear how they survived.

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Thursday, April 9, 2015 - SC Shooting Follow-Up, Tory Raccoons, Murdered and Missing: Maisy Odjick, Alaska Border, Sumo Wrestler and more

A history of violence. Former South Carolina police officer Michael Slager has been charged with murder -- a murder a man named Mario Givens says could have been prevented, if the authorities had listened to him.

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Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - North Charleston Shooting, Missing and Murdered: Claudette Osborne, Tall Dutch, Pianist Follow-Up, Stan Freberg and more

He took aim as Walter Scott ran away. Then a South Carolina police officer fired eight times at Mr. Scott's back. That officer has now been charged with murder -- and there are more protests over the death of an unarmed black man.

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Tuesday, April 07/15 -- Ukrainian Pianist, Reinstate Brontosaurus, Snowden Projection, Ivy College Student, and more!

Music to no one's ears. When the Toronto Symphony Orchestra cancels a performance with a pianist who tweeted some controversial opinions about Ukraine, some applaud -- and some criticize its tone-deafness...The centre cannot hold. ISIS takes over a refuge

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Monday, April 6, 2015 - Maher Arar Revelations, Dateline: Snowden Statue, Syrian Refugees, Honest Ed's Dress, Nintendo Players and more

Torturous dismay. A former CIA agent says insiders warned that Maher Arar was innocent before he was rendered to Syria. The Arar inquiry's top lawyer says he's somehow not surprised.

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Friday, April 3, 2015 - Skinny Model Ban, Alabama Prisoner Freed, Mobile Record Store, Hawaii Telescope, Homeless Mean Tweets and more

Zeroing out. A former French model celebrates as the National Assembly passes a law that bans dangerously thin models from strutting their stuff on the Paris catwalk.

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Thursday, April 2, 2015 - Kenya Attack, Iran Nuke Deal, Neil Bantleman, Senator Camembert, Cindy Gladue Protest, Davidson-Cutter, April Fools Follow-Up and more

Darkest at dawn. Al-Shabaab militants target Christian students during early-morning prayers, killing more than a hundred-and-forty people. I'll speak with a student who managed to escape.

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Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - Yemen Latest, Senator Camembert, April Fools, Arkansas Florist, Pet Rock Inventor, ISIS: Cotler and more

Saudi Arabia says it's trying to restore order. But its airstrikes have created chaos and casualties in Yemen -- and the situation is deteriorating by the minute.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - Indiana Religious Rights Law, Tall Ship Rescue, Spontaneous Dancing Ban, Medical Hierarchy and more

Damage control. Indiana's governor says the state will fix its controversial religious freedom law -- but our guest is one of many who say it's discriminatory -- and irreparable.

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Monday, March 30, 2015 - B.C. Amazon Drones, Future Shop Employee, Assad Interview, Bull Penis, New Wildrose, Trevor Noah, Stings Pain and more

It's up in the air in the States -- so they're up in the air here. Frustrated by a lack of cooperation from politicians in the U.S., Amazon conducts its drone-testing in a more hospitable environment: Canada.

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Friday, March 27, 2015 - aviation psychologist, FTR: Nova Scotia Abuse, Yemen latest - professor, Italian food, SCC - gun registry, tape - OH abortion speech, NYC explosion, LR: begs the question, Yukon museum visit, tape: obit Ings, Kazakhstan sleep...

What did he know -- and why didn't his bosses know it? With new revelations about the mental health of the man who crashed Germanwings Flight 9525, new questions about how airlines monitor their pilots.

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Thursday, March 26, 2015 -- Crash Folo, BC Treaty, Begs the Question Response, NY Street Lights, Indiana Doc, Mercedes Painting, Goat and Lynx Fight, and more..

The two-person rule. After the apparently deliberate crash of a German airliner in the French Alps, our guest is one of many calling for a minimum of two crew members in a commercial plane's cockpit....

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - Bergdahl Charges, Fontaine: No Charges, NYT Editor Begs The Question, Atlantic Canada, CTV: Blais and more

The stripping of the stripes. U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl -- who spent five years as a Taliban prisoner in Afghanistan -- is charged with desertion, and now faces a dishonourable discharge, and a possible life sentence.

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Above and beyond. The Prime Minister wants to continue Canadian airstrikes against ISIS, and to extend the mission by a year -- and into Syrian territory, whether Syria likes it or not.

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Monday, March 23, 2015 - Afghan Lynching, NSA-CSE Cyber Warfare, Pastrami Crisis, Olaf Snowman, Sealskin Purse Seized and more

Speaking out against the unspeakable. A twenty-seven-year-old Afghan woman is murdered in horrific fashion -- and now, women are demanding her killers be brought to justice.

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Friday, March 20, 2015 - VIA Verdict, India Cheating, Sook Yin's Cheese, Nietzsche's Voice, Srebrenica Arrests and more

Overheard -- and now, just over. Wiretaps revealed that two men were plotting an attack on a passenger train bound for Toronto -- and those wiretaps helped convince a jury to find both men guilty on terrorism charges.

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Thursday, March 19, 2015 - Syria Doctor, PKP Reaction, Moose Meat Reaction, Kraft Singles, Developmentally Disabled Jobs and more

He can't stop the bleeding. But four years after Syria began its descent into war, a doctor tells us why he continues to risk his life to treat the injured.

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - Tunisia Attack, Murdoch Radio, Spain Walkway, 12-Year-Old Taxidermist, Israel Election: Erekat, Harper on Guns and more

Chaos in a place of quiet contemplation. At least twenty tourists are killed in an attack on the National Bardo Museum in Tunis -- while in the nearby parliament, Tunisian politicians discussed how to fight terrorism.

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - Larry Miller, Niqab, NFLD Dance Win, Remote Community Guns, White House Replica, Robert Durst Arrest and more

Off the top of his head. Conservative MP Larry Miller apologizes for telling radio listeners that anyone who wears the niqab during a citizenship ceremony should "stay the hell where you came from."

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Monday, March 16, 2015 - Drug Study, Vanuatu Cyclone, Ikea Hide and Seek, E-Reader Swear Words, Nigeria Citizen, Frank Chauvin Obit, Sea Lion Pups and more

Just say yes to drugs. Or at least to a national drug plan -- which, according to a new study, could save Canadians upwards of seven billion dollars a year.

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Friday, March 13, 2015 - Turkey Agent Detained, T. Boone Pickens, Frankie MacDonald, Mammal March Madness, C-51 Hasan Gardee and more

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Thursday, March 12, 2015 - Utah Firing Squad, CRTC Changes, Terry Pratchett Remembered, Ilya Ponamarev, Iran Letter, Shaghnessy Cohen, C51 Bellegarde, Big Sugar, Canada Reads Saucier, Greenpeace India, Ringling Animals. Claude Sitton

Triggering a debate. The Utah legislature votes to reinstate death by firing squad -- and the brother of the last man executed by that method tells us why he's opposed.

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Wednesday, March 11, 2015 -- Terror Plot, Winnipeg Mayor, Jimmy Wales, Shad on 'Q', and more.

The Canada Border Services Agency says it foiled a plan to bomb buildings in downtown Toronto -- after the suspect asked an undercover RCMP officer to help him carry out the attack...Right on "Q". Canadian rapper Shad talks to us about his new beat as the

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Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - Langridge Report, Marina Litvinenko, Tonya and Nancy Museum, Taber Swearing, Kenney Tweets, Dalhousie Student and more

Inaction speaks louder than words. Seven years after her son took his life on an Edmonton military base, Sheila Fynes gets confirmation that the military mishandled his death, and confirmation it won't do much about it.

Download Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - Langridge Report, Marina Litvinenko, Tonya and Nancy Museum, Taber Swearing, Kenney Tweets, Dalhousie Student and more
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Monday, March 9, 2015 - Friendly Fire: Special Forces, Toddler Rescue, Coderre, Joke World Record, Gogama Derailment, CMA Assisted Death, Ninja Council

A tragedy of errors. The death of Sergeant Andrew Doiron in Iraq has been called "a mistake" -- and tonight, a former Commander of Canadian Special Operations Forces tells us how that mistake could have happened.

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Friday, March 6, 2015 - Thalidomide Settlement, Bibeau Video: NDP, Baylis on Dalhousie apology, NWT Birth Certificate, ISIS Bulldozes Town and more

The waiting's over. After a long campaign by victims of thalidomide, Health Minister Rona Ambrose announces a compensation package.

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Thursday, March 5, 2015 - India Doc Ban, Langridge Drapeau, NFLD Mayor, SCC Wilma Derksen, Boris Johnson and more

The unscreening process. A British-made documentary about the gang rape of a woman in India can't be seen there -- and the president of the country's Supreme Court Bar Association explains why he supports the ban.

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - Ferguson: DOJ Report, Keurig Inventor, For Rent Town, Dateline: Fairy Doors, Disney Trip, Kellogg's Follow-Up and more

Tell black residents of Ferguson, Missouri something they don't know. A report by the U.S. Department of Justice finds overwhelming evidence of institutional racism in the city's police department.

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March 3, 2015 -- 'Jihadi John', Free Range Parents, Timmins Kelloggs, Netanyahu Speech, Houston Rape Kits, and more

His accent is unmistakably British. His behaviour is unmistakably brutal. Now, the ISIS member previously known as "Jihadi John" has been unmasked -- and recordings reveal that he's changed a lot over the years...He talked to stop the talks. In a fiery sp

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Monday, March 2, 2015 - Bob Martin, Vince Li Follow-Up, Whisky Waste Biofuel, Ariel Camacho, Tamir Rice and more

He never forgave -- and he never forgot. Forty years ago, Bob Martin was sexually abused by Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh in Nova Scotia -- but his dogged determination helped put Mr. MacIntosh in prison in Nepal.

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Friday, February 27, 2015 - Quebec Hijab Woman, MMIW: Cee Jai Julian, Stone Age Wheat Imports, Leonard Nimoy Obit, Bangladesh Blogger, Inhofe Snowball, Namibia Name Change, Pluto and Ceres

Coverage of coverage. Rania el-Alloul just wanted her car back -- but after a Quebec judge refused to hear her case because she was wearing a hijab, people across the country are filing objections.

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Thursday, February 26, 2015 - Justin Trudea, Love at First Bionic Eyesight, Venezuela Unrest, Ernest Cote Obit, Bruce Sinofsky Obit, Eyelashes, Xavier Rathan-Mayes, Baltimore Buses, Liberals on Communism Monument

The means to a dignified end. Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau tells me why the death of his father, former Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, informs his support of physician-assisted suicide.

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Wednesday, Feb 25, 2015 - MB House Fire, ISIS Abducted Christians, Dori Maynard Obit, Not Sam Roberts, Lamaica Legalizes Pot, Polar Bear in Black Tickle, and more....

The worst outcome, despite the best efforts. The house fire started in the middle of the night, in sub-zero temperatures in a small Manitoba town --- and by the time firefighters arrived, it was too late to save four children.

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Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- Chicago Black Site, Tunnel Explainer, Manatee Rescue, Malaysia 1st Lady, Chewing Tobacco, Green Party Homes, Not Plaster Fossil, and more...

Nobody knows this is nowhere. It's a secret interrogation site where suspects have no access to lawyers or loved ones -- but it's not run by the CIA, it's run by the Chicago Police Department.

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Monday, February 23, 2015 - Maid Abuse Lawsuit, Baher Mohamed, Dateline: Cakeage fee, Whiplash Sound Mixer, Climate Change Denier Story, FOA: Harley Lawrence, Not Jim Carrey, Tomato Robot

Getting her house in order. She was accused of human trafficking and cruelty involving her housekeeper -- and now, two years after her acquittal, a BC woman is suing for wrongful prosecution.

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Friday, February 20, 2015 - Conservative on Video, Campus Carry, RCAF Gramophone, Shipping Labour Dispute, Rome Food, Rookie Musher and more

Cited, unseen. The government says the gunman who killed Corporal Nathan Cirillo was linked with global terrorism -- but the video that's supposed to prove that still hasn't been shown.

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Thursday, February 19, 2015 - Everest College Student, Ontario Election, Gary Shteyngart, MPP Vaccines, Snail Teeth and more

Blown off-course. Without warning, all fourteen campuses of Everest College Canada are shut down -- leaving more than two thousand students out in the cold.

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Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - Ukraine Retreat, Detroit Walker, Miller on Soudas, Star Trek Van Sale, New Everest Route and more

It's not a ceasefire if they don't cease firing. Just four days after the peace deal was supposed to come into effect, Ukrainian forces come under siege by pro-Russian soldiers -- and abandon a strategically crucial town.

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Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - Copenhagen Rabbi, Greenpeace RCMP, Harper on CBC, Flag Flap, Field Hockey Flap, Rosa Parks Archive and more

One terrorist doesn't mean that everything is rotten in the state of Denmark. The country's chief rabbi says he feels safe staying put despite Saturday's attacks. He rejects a call for European Jews to move to Israel.

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Monday, February 16, 2015 - Egypt: Coptic Christian, UK Charity, Hawk Visitor, Louis Jourdan, Mohamed Fahmy, Secret Songs of Sam Larkin and more

Blood for blood. After ISIS releases a video in which twenty-one Egyptian Coptic Christians are beheaded, Egypt launches airstrikes to avenge their deaths.

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Friday, February 13, 2015 - David Carr Obit, Chronic Fatigue, Loneliest Whale, Sun Goes Dark: Akin and Levant, Pun Man, Steve Strange and more

Sun rise, Sun set. It was billed as "Canada's Home for Hard News and Straight Talk" -- but today it got some hard news -- and former Sun News Network hosts gives us some straight talk on why they thinks it's gone off the air.

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Thursday, February 12, 2015 - Chapel Hill Shooting, Ukraine Former Ambassador, BC Living Will, Obama-ISIS Congressman, FOA: Tire Fire, Aboriginal Adoptee and more

Tension over intention. Today, family and friends attended the funerals of three Muslim students shot dead in North Carolina -- and a friend of one of the victim tells us he's convinced the killings are a hate crime.

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Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015 - Fahmy New Trial, Toronto Star Apology, Rattlesnake Weather, Eve Adams, Lynching Report, AB Child Advocate, SOD Russian NTL Anthem, Space Museum Rocket, and more....

They failed us. The brother of Mohamed Fahmy isn't sure which is worse: the government's inaction on behalf of the Canadian journalist imprisoned in Egypt -- or the government's actions on his behalf.

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Tuesday, Feb 10, 2015 - Drug Shortage, Andrew Weaver Defamation, Vacuum Attack, Neil Armstrong Junk, Peter O'Brian, Parrot Divorce, and more.....

A dose of reality. The federal government announces a new plan to "name and shame" pharmaceutical companies that don't come clean about drug shortages -- but one doctor says it's a Band-Aid solution.

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Monday, Feb 9, 2015 - Rehtaeh Parsons, Eve Adams, Frozen Swan, Serial Appeal. Andre Brink Obit, CP Conductor, TWRTW 'Comprised Of', and more....

She died because of online torment. And it's still going on. Someone is editing Rehtaeh Parsons' Wikipedia page, removing references to her alleged sexual assault -- and her father says he knows who it is.

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Friday, February 6, 2015 -- SCC Assisted Suicide, UK Tube Bike Path, HPV Vaccine Reax, Melbourne Temp, Oregon Owl, and more...

"The choice is cruel." That's how the Supreme Court of Canada described the choice between suicide and living with an incurable disease -- in a unanimous ruling to allow doctor-assisted suicide in some cases.

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Kingston Medical Officer, Hiker Biker Fight, LR Benjamin Button, Star Trek Van, Omar Khadr University, St John's Sled PSA, Rain-Free Wedding, and more...

It was worth a shot. People are shocked that a professor at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario is teaching the dangers of vaccines -- but the local Medical Officer of Health raised his concerns about the course three years ago.

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Queen's Antivax Prof, Jordan Latest, Benjamin Button Hair, Harper Lee Questions, Cockroach Personalities, Detroit Commuter, and more...

Taking jabs at giving jabs. In a first-year class at Ontario's Queen's University, students are taught that vaccines can be dangerous -- raising a lot of questions that won't be on the exam.

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