As It Happens

As It Happens: Thursday Edition

Feb. 14, 2019


Part One

ISIS Brides
A British woman who went to Syria to marry an ISIS fighter is 9 months pregnant, and pleading to return to the UK for the sake of her child — but her passport doesn't mean she'll get a pass. 

Maria Ressa
The CEO of an independent news outlet in the Philippines is arrested again, this time for "cyber-libel" — but Maria Ressa is speaking out while she's out on bail. 

Coquitlam Painter
A retired man in BC fills his home with his own breathtaking reproductions of famous masterpieces — and he's got fine art down to a fine art. 

Part Two

SNC: Ralph Goodale
While Jody Wilson-Raybould maintains her silence, her Liberal colleague Ralph Goodale maintains she was not punished for refusing to let SNC Lavalin off the hook. 

Haiti: Doctor
Deadly demonstrations challenge the Haitian president's hold on power — and a Canadian doctor who can't fly home is doing more aid work than she'd planned. 

Part Three

Convent Escape Research
In the course of their research, British archivists turn up the tale of a 14th-century nun who took an extremely un-convent-tional approach to leaving the convent. 

Russia Mystery Investigation
In 1959, nine students died on a hiking trip in northern Russia. Ever since, the so-called "Dyatlov Pass incident" has become the source of wild — and maybe not-so-wild — conspiracy theories. Now, Russian authories have re-opened their investigation. 

Archives: AIH Lonely Hearts Club 
Long before online dating — As It Happens was in the business of love. In the 70s, we ran a segment called "The Lonely Hearts Club" -- and it's where Karen and Bob Craigue met.