As it Happenswith Carol Off and Jeff Douglas
How Oshawa's new mayor recovered from addiction and got off the streets
Three decades before winning the mayoral election in Oshawa, Ont., Dan Carter he was homeless, illiterate and struggling with drug and alcohol addiction.
Halifax columnist describes her #MeToo moments and gets an unexpected apology
When Lezlie Lowe wrote in the Chronicle Herald about three men in her life who had harmed her, she never expected one of them to reach out with a genuine apology.
Why Ontario police have charged a fortune teller under an antiquated 'witchcraft' law
An alleged fraudster in Milton, Ont., could be one of the last people charged with "pretending to practise witchcraft" before it's scrapped from the Criminal Code.
As It Happens: Tuesday Edition
Oct. 23, 2018
Woman who comforted Cpl. Nathan Cirillo urges Canadians to be brave every day in small ways
Four years after the Parliament Hill shooting, Barbara Winters says she still thinks about Cpl. Nathan Cirillo every day.
'They disappeared': Uighur activist fears her family was sent to a Chinese 're-education' camp
Uighur activist Rushan Abbas lives in the U.S. and is an American citizen. Now her sister and aunt living in China have vanished. Abbas fears Chinese authorities have detained them in retaliation for her activism.
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.
As It Happens: Monday Edition
Monday, Oct. 22, 2018
Do you have what it takes to do the As It Happens Theme Song Challenge?
Do you think you can sing the As It Happens theme song better than our own Jeff Douglas? We challenge you to prove it.
What it's like to interview an alleged voyeur — a man you happened to know and like
Pete Forde is accused of hoarding photos of women he knew on his computer. When Katherine Laidlaw interviewed him, she asked: 'Do I have a folder?'
18 years after deadly E. coli outbreak, Walkerton tries to fix its Google footprint
The small Ontario town is struggling to rebuild its reputation online and hoping a search engine optimization project will help.
From 'the profound to the profane,' Carol Off says As It Happens is a show about success
From fist-pumping record breakers to doctors risking their lives in Syria, As It Happens host Carol Off explores what success looks like.
'No 2 turds are alike': Maine woman's moose poop crafts are flying off the shelf
Mary Winchenbach quit her job at a seaweed plant last week so she can solely focus on her business Tirdy Works.
As It Happens: Friday Edition
Oct. 19, 2018
Why 100 CEOs are asking Doug Ford to bring back basic income
If the economy fails to grow because people are stuck in precarious or low-income jobs, "we're all kind of in trouble," says Floyd Marinescu.
From Polkaroo to Tokaroo: Toronto performer becomes a marijuana mascot
Tokaroo, a weed-themed parody of the the popular Canadian children's character Polkaroo, was created by Mark Scott — the performer who embodied Polkaroo for 22 years during promotional events.
Why is there a guillotine on this Brooklyn rooftop?
Hannah Champagne has no idea why someone set up what looks like a real-life guillotine on the roof of a neighbouring building across from where she works in Brooklyn.
Meet one of the worried Brits stockpiling goods as Brexit looms
Nevine Mann is stockpiling at least two months worth of food at her England home. She's concerned about disruptions in her country, if it leaves the EU without a deal next March.
Lebanese government responds to mounting trash crisis by 'dumping it all in the sea'
To say Lebanon has a trash problem would be an understatement.
As It Happens: Thursday Edition
Oct. 18, 2018
Proud Newfoundland dad explains what it was like to buy legal weed from his son
At one minute past midnight Wednesday in Newfoundland, Thomas H. Clarke sold weed to his dad.
Toronto man with pot convictions says a pardon isn't enough to clear his name
Toronto carpenter Kani Malale says his marijuana convictions have made it hard for him to travel or find work — and he's not sure a pardon will make it any better.
34 years before legalization, New Brunswick's premier was tried for pot possession
As the New Brunswick government enters the legal marijuana business on Wednesday, it's a big about-face for a province that once tried its own premier for possession.
Hello? Hellooo? 6 times As It Happens got hung up on
As It Happens hosts are chosen for their tenacity and doggedness — qualities some of our guests find off-putting, to say the least.
As It Happens: The Wednesday Edition
Oct. 17, 2018