Sheena Goodyear

Sheena Goodyear is the digital producer for CBC Radio's As It Happens. Originally from Newfoundland and Labrador, her work has appeared on CBC News, Sun Media, the Globe & Mail, the Toronto Star, VICE News and more.

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Moose turds, prunes and 'Batdad': Fun stories to distract you from the news

As we continue to move through the international crisis that is the coronavirus pandemic, we at As It Happens believe it's important to take a break from the daily headlines to enjoy a few laughs.

The most unusual places As It Happens has reached someone

Whether it's a football field or the middle of the ocean, As It Happens always tries to get you as close to the story as possible.

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.

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.

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.

The top 10 weirdest As It Happens stories of all time

Whether it’s a man who plays classical music on his teeth or a chicken that comes back from the dead, As It Happens is there.
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Scream choir, record-shattering opera and the most annoying car alarm: The best sounds of 2017

As It Happens’ list of the coolest, weirdest and most memorable sounds of the year

Police presence in Toronto schools up in the air as board puts off vote until December

The fate of a program that puts uniformed police officers in some 75 schools across Toronto remains up in the air after the police board voted to defer a decision until December.

Star Wars actress, bestselling author Carrie Fisher dead at 60

Carrie Fisher, the Hollywood actress who portrayed the fearless Princess Leia in the Star Wars film franchise and later penned award-winning books that included touching on her battles with addiction, has died at age 60.

The weather outside is frightful thanks to climate change and the polar vortex

With cold, blustering snowstorms battering the West Coast and the Prairies, you might be tempted to say "What global warming?" But climate change may, in fact, be to blame for this very Canadian winter.

Soul songstress Sharon Jones dead at 60

Sharon Jones, lead singer of Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, has died after a battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 60.

Child's 1st flu could set lifelong risk, including risk of bird flu, study finds

The first strain of flu you were exposed to as a child may determine your level of risk in the event of a deadly pandemic of animal-origin influenza, new research suggests.

November supermoon will be the closest to Earth since 1948

In astronomical terms, we're about to get up close and personal with our moon — super close, you could say.

Babysitters are a big help for chimpanzee moms, study finds

A good babysitter can make all the difference — for humans and for chimpanzees. A new study out of the University of Toronto has found that wild chimpanzee mothers who get help parenting their offspring are able to wean their young earlier and reproduce faster.

Monkey regains control of paralyzed limb with wireless 'brain-spine interface'

For the first time, a primate regained control of a paralyzed limb with the help of a brain implant that wirelessly restored communication between its brain and spinal cord — a breakthrough that could have major implications for people recovering from spinal injuries.