As it Happenswith Carol Off and Jeff Douglas


This famous Belgian statue was peeing away thousands of litres of drinking water a day

A famous fountain in Brussels will no longer pee away thousands of litres of clean drinking water every day.

European Gull Screeching Championship has folks squawking 'the sound of the sea'

A Belgian pub hosted the event to celebrate people who can walk the walk and squawk the squawk.

Women passengers rally to protect teenage girl from airplane 'creep'

Joanna Chiu is praising the women bystanders and airline staff who helped protect a teenage girl from an older man.

50 years of As It Happens: Stories that will make you learn, laugh and cry

Over the last five decades, As It Happens has been there, bringing you the voices at the heart of the stories that have shaped history — and having a few laughs along the way.

As It Happens: Tuesday Edition

March 26, 2019

Mueller report synopsis just 'propaganda' from the AG, says Democratic congressman

"We haven't seen the Mueller report," says Democratic Congressman Jamie Raskin. "We've seen the Barr report."

From talking pigs to spacelords: The 10 weirdest As It Happens stories of all time

Whether it’s a man who plays classical music on his teeth or a chicken that comes back from the dead, As It Happens is there.

'You can't step anywhere': Thousands of toxic toads swarm Florida suburb

"Who ya gonna call?" For Jeannine Tilford, the answer is clear: her removal company, Toad Busters.

Heroes and survivors: 5 heart-wrenching interviews from As It Happens

Faced with violence, disease and unfathomable loss, ordinary people discover just how extraordinary they really are.

Self-styled psychic Uri Geller plans to 'beam' into Theresa May's mind to stop Brexit

Self-described psychic Uri Geller says he has a plan to buck Brexit. He wants to send telepathic messages to Prime Minister Theresa May and hopes the world will join in.

As It Happens: Monday Edition

March 25, 2019

This flight attendant was told it was safe to fly to Mexico — then she got detained by ICE

Dreamer Selene Saavedra Roman worked a shift from Houston to Mexico and back. When she got home, she was arrested and threatened with deportation.

Montreal churchgoer vows to pray for injured priest, and the man who stabbed him

Adèle Plamondon says she'll be back at Saint Joseph's Oratory first thing in the morning after a priest was stabbed during mass on Friday.

Why this filmmaker made a TV series about the 2012 Delhi bus rape case

The rape and murder of Jyoti Singh shook India. Now, after spending the last six years living and breathing the case, Canadian-Indian filmmaker Richie Mehta's new show about the investigation is out on Netflix.

As It Happens: Friday Edition

March 22, 2019

Legendary Toronto antiques collection going up for auction this weekend

The contents of Addison's, Inc. are up for auction two years after store founder Jim Addison's death.

Why this journalist quit Australia's Sky News after the New Zealand mosque shootings

"Over the past three years where I worked there, I could just see that there was more and more hatred, more and more division, more and more misinformation," says Rashna Farrukh.

Nan Goldin cheers museum's 'courageous' decision to turn down $1.7M from OxyContin family

The museum has become the first to publicly turn down money from the Sackler Trust, which is linked to OxyContin makers Purdue Pharma.

This 88-year-old ex-senator is letting 3 teenagers run his presidential campaign

When three teenagers asked Mike Gravel to run for president, his immediate response was: "Do you know how old I am?"

As It Happens: Thursday Edition

March 21, 2019

Hotel manager in Zimbabwe shelters hundreds displaced by Cyclone Idai

The manager of a small Zimbabwe hotel has opened the doors to hundreds of people left homeless by a devastating cyclone.

Drug charges meant to discredit Chechen activist: human rights activist

A prominent human rights activist has been sentenced to four years in prison after a trial that many say is a sham. Human Rights Watch's Rachel Denber says the proceedings against Oyub Titiev were a "show trial" designed to intimidate.

This crop circle of Beto O'Rourke is the size of two football fields

Kansas artist Stan Herd demonstrated his support for Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke in a way few others can: by enshrining his likeness in a giant crop circle in a Texas field.

As It Happens: Wednesday Edition

March 20, 2019

Why this N.Z. farmer gave up his semi-automatic rifle after the mosque shootings

New Zealand farmer John Hart has been a legal gun owner for nearly two decades — but on Sunday, he turned his semi-automatic rifle over to the police to be destroyed.