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34 years before legalization, a pot charge brought down New Brunswick's premier

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.

This Newfoundlander aims to be 1st independent retailer to sell legal cannabis in Canada

"I can't wait to sell weed tonight," says Thomas H. Clarke, who was once arrested for selling cannabis, and now gets to do it on the up-and-up.

Newfoundlander aims to be 1st independent retailer to sell legal cannabis in Canada

"I can't wait to sell weed tonight," says Thomas H. Clarke, who was once arrested for selling cannabis, and is now excited to do it on the up-and-up.

As It Happens: Tuesday Edition

Oct. 16, 2018

P.E.I. farmer apologizes in local paper for calling agriculture minister 'an arsehole'

Minister Lawrence MacAulay says he has received Ranald MacFarlane's apology and accepts it.

P.E.I. farmer apologizes in local paper for calling agriculture minister 'an arsehole'

Minister Lawrence MacAulay says he has received Ranald MacFarlane's apology and accepts it.

P.E.I. farmer apologizes in local paper for calling agriculture minister 'an arsehole'

Minister Lawrence MacAulay says he has received Ranald MacFarlane's apology and accepts it.

This man rode out Hurricane Michael in his motel — and the walls caved in around him

Charles Smith was holed up in his Gulf View Motel with his six cats when Hurricane Michael hit Florida Panhandle with deadly force.

Oct. 12, 2018 episode transcript

Full episode transcript for October 12th epsisode.

As It Happens: Monday Edition

Monday, Oct. 15, 2018

Man who forgave son's killer reunites with Canadian musician who sang his story

Peter Katz wrote Forgiveness after hearing an As It Happens interview with Michael Berg, an American father who forgive the al-Quada leader who killed his son.

U.S. senators call Chinese telecom giant Huawei 'a real threat,' urge Trudeau to block it

A bipartisan pair of U.S. Senators have written to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, urging him to bar Chinese telecom giant Huawei from building new, lightning-fast wireless infrastructure.

Rare tree kangaroo, thought extinct for 90 years, photographed in Indonesia

Experts thought it was extinct, but now for the first time in almost a century, a British tourist traveling in West Papua has seen and photographed what is thought to be a Wondiwoi tree kangaroo.
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Rare tree kangaroo, thought extinct for 90 years, photographed in Indonesia

Experts thought it was extinct, but now for the first time in almost a century, a British tourist traveling in West Papua has seen and photographed what is thought to be a Wondiwoi tree kangaroo.

Rare tree kangaroo, believed to be extinct for 90 years, photographed in Indonesia

Experts thought it was extinct, but now for the first time in almost a century, a British tourist traveling in West Papua has seen and photographed the Wondiwoi tree kangaroo.

Painting by Frederick Banting of his Toronto lab to hit auction block

The Lab depicts the University of Toronto laboratory where Frederick Banting and medical student Charles Best discovered insulin.

Charges laid 25 years after Norwegian publisher of The Satanic Verses was shot

William Nygaard was shot three times on Oct. 11, 1993, and left for dead. Now police have pressed charges two days before the statue of limitations was set to run out in the case.

Charges laid 25 years after Norwegian publisher of The Satanic Verses was shot

William Nygaard was shot three times on Oct. 11, 1993, and left for dead. Now police have pressed charges two days before the statue of limitations was set to run out in the case.

Charges laid 25 years after Norwegian publisher of The Satanic Verses was shot

William Nygaard was shot three times on Oct. 11, 1993, and left for dead. Now police have pressed charges two days before the statue of limitations was set to run out in the case.

Painting by Frederick Banting of his Toronto lab to hit auction block

The Lab depicts the University of Toronto laboratory where Frederick Banting and medical student Charles Best discovered insulin.

Rare tree kangaroo, believed to be extinct for 90 years, photographed in Indonesia

Experts thought it was extinct, but now for the first time in almost a century, a British tourist traveling in West Papua has seen and photographed the Wondiwoi tree kangaroo.

Hello? 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.

Painting by Frederick Banting of his Toronto lab to hit auction block

The Lab depicts the University of Toronto laboratory where Frederick Banting and medical student Charles Best discovered insulin.
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Painting by Frederick Banting of his Toronto lab to hit auction block

The Lab depicts the University of Toronto laboratory where Frederick Banting and medical student Charles Best discovered insulin.

As It Happens: Friday Edition

Friday, Oct. 12, 2018