As It Happens: Wednesday Edition
Mystery surrounds the shooting of a defence lawyer in Toronto yesterday -- and the subsequent shooting of a suspect by police who, for some reason, had the area under surveillance.
Your flat-faced dog may be adorable, but the British Veterinary Association says it's a disaster -- and urges everyone to choose breeds less prone to severe health problems.
As weird stories go, the one about a Canadian Mint employee accused of smuggling gold out of his workplace inside his rear end is up there.
A Pennsylvania cafeteria worker quits just weeks into the school year -- after she's ordered to enforce the school's new policy of taking hot meals away from kids whose parents haven't paid up.
New Zealand hitchhiker
A French hitchhiker has a very public tantrum in a small New Zealand town, after finding he can't catch a break, or a ride -- but you might get a lift out of what happened to him.
Bahrain software company
A Toronto University professor calls for controls on Canadian tech exports -- after his team turns up evidence that an Ontario company is helping Bahrain conduct political censorship of the internet.
Kashechewan manager fraud
A third-party manager was supposed to be helping a Northern Ontario First Nation. Now, he's been accused of defrauding Kashechewan of more than a million dollars that was supposed to go to children's breakfasts.
American pastor Steven Anderson was deported from Botswana yesterday after delivering an anti-gay-laced diatribe on the radio. He'd hoped to be welcome in the country after being denied entry in South Africa last week.