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Why a Montreal florist is fielding an influx of calls from customers looking for weed
They're florists, but since legalization, a Montreal couple has been inundated with calls from people confused about why their store is called The Flower Pot.
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Iceland's president admits he went 'too far' with threat to ban pineapple pizza
Nearly two years after the president of Iceland drew Canada's ire with his disparaging comments about pineapple pizza, Gudni Johannesson says he regrets his off-the-cuff remarks.
As It Happens anniversary special airs this Friday
We're 50 years old, and we're celebrating with special guests, an As It Happens trivia quiz, stories from listeners — and a few surprises.
'You know what? I got this,' says double-amputee who ran NYC Marathon
A runner who lost both of his feet to frostbite while mourning the death of his beloved cousin seven years ago has completed his first-ever marathon.
Why Ireland is creating women-only professorships at its universities
Ireland is creating 45 senior academic positions over three years specifically for women in the country's universities and technology institutes.
As It Happens: Wednesday Edition
Nov. 14, 2018
Windmill operators in tiny Dutch village say they're overwhelmed by tourists
Wind mill operators in the Netherlands want a cap on tourists visiting their small, picturesque Dutch village.
How Stan Lee changed Spawn creator Todd McFarlane's life when he was 16
The word "giant" just isn't big enough to encapsulate what Stan Lee meant to the world of comics, says Canadian comic creator Todd McFarlane.
As It Happens: Tuesday Edition
Nov. 13, 2018
Paradise, Calif., mayor says it's 'a miracle' people escaped the fire that gutted her town
Paradise, Calif., Mayor Jody Jones lost her home to the devastating wildfires ripping through the state — as did the vast majority of the town's residents.
'Newbie' bird watcher discovers extremely rare 3-species hybrid warbler
When bird watcher Lowell Burket first discovered what he believed to be a never-before-seen hybrid, he was afraid nobody would take him seriously.
As It Happens: The Monday Edition
Nov. 12, 2018
California woman wondered if she was going to die as she fled fire with baby
Ellen VandenBerg didn't know if she was going to make it out of Paradise, California with her five-month-old son on Thursday as she fled a wildfire.
Homeless Edmonton man discovers rare Disney art in 'ratty old plastic bag' is worth thousands
A homeless man, who goes by the name Adam, sold an old art print he found in a dumpster to an antiques store for $20. But when shop's owner Alex Archbold realized it was worth much more than that, he set out to find Adam, and give him his fair share.
Reporter condemns White House suspension of CNN's Jim Acosta
David Smith, the Guardian's bureau chief in Washington, D.C., witnessed Wednesday's exchange between CNN's Jim Acosta and U.S. President Donald Trump.
A millionaire plans to build a giant utopia in the Nevada desert — run on blockchain
Jeffrey Berns dreams of a community in the Nevada desert that doesn't rely on banks, big companies or governments to manage personal data — but rather the Bitcoin technology blockchain.
As It Happens Friday Edition
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Why more than 400 buffaloes drowned in a Botswana river
When Simone Micheletti heard the sound of lions roaring in the distance on Tuesday night, he didn't think much of it.
Canadian journalist says Tony Clement crossed a line with 'aggressive' Instagram likes
When MP Tony Clement revealed he was extorted after sharing sexually explicit images and a video with an individual online, Kim Fox said her initial reaction was: "It was only a matter of time."
As It Happens: Thursday Edition
Nov. 8, 2018
Why a Canadian-Swedish couple isn't allowed to give their baby an old family name
Canadian Joeseph Kendrick and his Swedish wife Ingrid Bergstrom Kendrick ran into trouble with the Swedish government when they named their son Ford.
After U.S. midterms, writer says 'Year of the Woman' has a long way to go
Tuesday's U.S. midterm elections saw historic wins by women, but The Atlantic writer Emma Green argues that the recycled "Year of the Woman" still has a long way to go.
Drone caused bears distress in viral video, researchers say
Several scientists say the video shows animals being harassed by a drone, but the person who filmed it is standing by his work.
As It Happens: The Wednesday Edition
Nov. 7, 2018
Mysterious interstellar comet may be an alien probe: Harvard scientists
Remember that cigar-shaped comet that passed by our planet last year? Two Harvard scientists believe it may, in fact, be a piece of broken technology from another world.