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Canadian mountain no longer named for Nazi collaborator thanks to father and son

Duncan Taylor says his late father would be pleased that a Canadian mountain he loved no longer bears the name of a Nazi collaborator. It's just too bad he's not around to see it.

Why a Minions TikTok trend has some movie theatres banning teens in suits

A TikTok trend that has stylish, banana-toting teens showing up in droves to see Minions: The Rise of Gru has become something of a double-edged sword for the movie theatre business.

A Black family's California land was taken from them a century ago. Their descendants just got it back

It’s been almost a century since a California municipality seized a piece of prime beachfront property from a Black family and paid them a pittance for it. Now, after years of legal wrangling, the land once again belongs to the Bruce family.

As It Happens: The Tuesday Edition

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Why Medieval Times staff in New Jersey are trying to unionize

Purnell Thompson enjoys working at Medieval Times. But he'd enjoy it a lot more if the job came with higher wages and better safety protocols.

As It Happens: Monday Edition

July 4, 2022

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His case made same-sex marriage a right in the U.S. Now he fears it could all be undone

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has struck down the constitutional right to an abortion, Jim Obergefell worries that same-sex marriage could be next — and he’s not alone.

As It Happens: Friday Edition

July 1, 2022

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As It Happens: The Thursday Edition

June 30, 2022

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Meet Mr. Happy Face, the World's Ugliest Dog with the 'sweetest soul'

When Jeneda Benally registered Mr. Happy Face for the World’s Ugliest Dog competition, she didn’t think he could possibly win because he’s “too beautiful.”

'It's unspeakable,' says Texas archbishop who visited survivors of abandoned tractor-trailer

Last month, Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller was comforting people in Uvalde, Texas, after a gunman killed 19 students and two teachers in an elementary school. Now he’s trying to help people in the aftermath of yet another overwhelming tragedy.

As It Happens: The Wednesday Edition

June 29, 2022

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With the fall of Roe v. Wade, Wisconsin slips back to 173-year-old abortion ban

Dr. Kristin Lyerly says she has patients who need abortions. But thanks to a more than century-old state law, there's nothing she can do to help them.

As It Happens: The Tuesday Edition

June 28, 2022

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B.C. buddies catch 300-kg sturgeon on their 1st time out, then promptly let it go

Not only did Steve Ecklund and Mark Boise catch a sturgeon on their first time out — they reeled in a beast as long as a U-haul truck and as heavy as a vending machine. 

Here's how this woman saves $1K a month or more on groceries

If you're walking up to the cashier aisles at a grocery store in Ontario and see Leanne Mathewson in line ahead of you, get ready to wait a little longer than usual.

As It Happens: The Monday Edition

June 27, 2022

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'There's no time to waste': Canada issues travel documents to help Afghans flee their country

After months of pressure from advocates, the federal government has issued special travel documents to thousands of Afghans to escape the country and ultimately make their way to Canada.