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As It Happens

Take a trip around the world with CBC Radio's As It Happens. Hear from the people at the centre of the stories of the day. From the complex to the weird and wacky, As It Happens brings you the voices you want to hear. Listen to our podcast and on Fridays, we pull back the curtain on how we make the show with the podcast extra.

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February 14: What's in a name?

Blockade business, Weinstein trial update, Juul lawsuit, Lost mix tape, CRA scam arrests, Spain bombs class action, Bank robber date and more

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February 13: De-planing in Quebec

Airbus Bombardier, New Brunswick emergency closing, Edmonton bus driver, Coronavirus: Wuhan fundraiser, Astros baseball cheating, Mice photo, Manitoba hunter survival and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:49:05]


February 12: Nowhere to run to

Idlib latest, Roger Stone sentence, Science jargon, Christie Blatchford obit, Newspaper owner, 100-year-old skydiver and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:49:04]


February 11: A nation divided

Wet'suwet'en pipeline supporter, Coronavirus cruise passenger, Joseph Shabalala obit, New Brunswick emergency room closing, Raptors win streak and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:46:12]


February 10: Biden his time

Democrat primary: New Hampshire, Muskrat Falls, Jeopardy contestant, Sinn Fein win, Board game piece, Polish LGBTQ signs, Bodega math question and more

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February 7: Zone of contention

Wet'suwet'en Folo, Coronavirus: Trenton Couple, McMaster 1917 Map, Carol Shields Prize and more

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February 6: Fatal distraction

Coronavirus: Doctor, Sask Train Derailment, Little Women Photographs, Impeachment Folo, Coastal Gas Link Protests and more.

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February 5: So much winning

Impeachment Ends, Coronavirus: Cruise Ship, Peanut Allergy Treatment, MMIWG Billboard, One Million Bread Tags and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:48:56]


February 4: Reasonable and meaningful

Trans Mountain Decision, Iowa Caucus Mess, Perdita Owner, Residential School Claim, Gun Removals and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:49:07]


February 3: An unthinkable price

Airbnb Shooting, Mexico Conservationist Deaths, Kansas City Mixup, Iran Investigation Latest, Mary Higgins Clark Obit and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:53:15]


January 31: So long, but not goodbye

Brexit: Irish MP, China Canadians: Update, Wilson Football Maker, Iowa Chalking, Yellowknife Taxi Drivers and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:46:54]


January 30: Coronavirus alert

Coronavirus: quarantined reporter, Impeachment trial: Nixon, New aurora borealis, Brexit: British MEP, Laurentian University mascot, Murdered mummy, Sweaty robots and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:47:00]


January 29: Fast forward

Ottawa streaming announcement, Rohingya education, Kinsmen Jackpot Bingo mess, Death camp photos, Cesspit find and more

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January 28: No way out

Coronavirus: Stranded Canadians/stigma, Smithers taxi, Sum 41 phones, East Africa locusts, Quebec parolee and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:48:25]


January 27: Standing on guard

Coronavirus: Canadian cases, Ben Perrin: Safe injection sites, Kobe Bryant obit, John Bolton leak, Quebec MAID, Iceland baby name and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:49:42]


January 24: Staying on message

Impeachment: Democrat, Iran: TSB, Jim Lehrer Obit, Tapeworm Tumour, Baby Thunderstruck Video and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:53:33]


January 23: Ghost city

Coronavirus: Wuhan, Patrik Mathews court, Egg smuggler story, Border crackdown email, Jerk cat, Rohingya update, Northern Cree nomination and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:48:14]


January 22: Open wound

Duceppe Family, Coronavirus: Latest, Bezos Report, Iranian-Canadian Truck Driver and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:50:29]


January 21: A national travesty

Indigenous Prisons Report, Greenwald Charges, Victoria Laywer turns 100, Meng Prosecution Siblings, Yukon Trucker Rescue and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:48:21]


January 20: Vital signs

China coronavirus, Newfoundland storm marriage, Blue Monday myth, Sepsis death study, Lutheran pastor reinstated and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:46:20]


January 17: He's as driven as they come, but he's sitting this one out

NL Storm Cabbie, Hydromorphone Vending Machine, Air plane Boarding Study, China: Canadian Detainees, Abandoned Baby Reunited, and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:48:40]


January 16: A charged atmosphere

Impeachment: Senator, Patrik Mathews Arrested, Rocky Johnson Obit, Epstein Island Estate, Australia Saving Trees and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:48:19]


January 15: Smoke and Vladimirs

Russia Leadership Moves, WNBA Deal, Tinder/Grindr Sharing, Mile Walker, Pokemon Card Missing and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:53:56]


January 14: The weight of waiting

Iran: Sister, Iran: Champagne, Globe Royals Editorial, Oakland Homeless, Burisma Hack and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:48:05]


January 13: Too much to bear

Iran: Families Protest, Iran: Minister, Exoskeleton Marathon, US Intelligence Briefing, Brotherhood Nominated and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:48:17]


January 10: Connecting dots and crossing lines

Iran Crash, John Crosbie Obit, Mohammed Hanif Novel Seized, Parrots Helping Study, and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:49:26]


January 9: Grief upon grief

Iran Crash: Edmonton, Iran Crash: Investigation, Iran Crash: Ukraine Ambassador, Impeachment Trial, Harry and Meghan, Buffalo Return, and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:47:41]


January 8: He lost his sister, his brother-in-law and his niece

Iran crash: Toronto victim, Iran crash: Tehran victim, Iran crash: Erin O'Toole, Meghan & Harry news, and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:45:36]


January 7: The Tug of War

U.S. Democrat on Iran, Greek Refugee Camp, Record Archive Moving, Avro Arrow Blueprints, Elizabeth Wurtzel Obit, and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:55:58]


January 6: Warning amid the mourning

Iran: Funeral, Weinstein Trial, Auctioneer Competition, Maple Leaf Cake, Kelly Fraser Vigil, T. S. Eliot Letters, and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:49:37]


January 3: "We did not take action to start a war."

Iran: Soleimani killing, Iran: U.S., Australia fires wildlife, Farm to nature plan, Democracy study, X-mas tree canes and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:48:26]


January 2: Lack of scorched-earth policy

Australia Fire: Politics, ICE Student Asylum, Jane Philpott: Opioids, Headless Torso and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:48:19]


January 1: "Raining fire"

Australia Fires, California Privacy Law, Museum of Hangovers, As It Happens 2019 Weird Heroes and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:49:37]


December 31: 5 airstrikes, 25 dead, one huge new crisis

Iraq Embassy Protests, Carlos Ghosn Flees, Galloping Crocs, 2019 Music Interviews and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:46:20]


December 30: A celebration becomes a fight for survival

New York attack, Chinese scientist jailed, Arm taxidermy, Justin Brake, Encore: butter sculpture, Encore: Jerry Maguire VHS and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:18:12]


December 27: His lucky number

Kazakhstan Plane Crash, UAE Sailor, Horse Killer, Fave: Nardwuar, Gavle goat and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:44:39]


December 26: Seismic shift

Tsunami Anniversary, Fave: WWII Video Game, Wearable Farm, Reading: The Hockey Sweater and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:46:58]


The Shepherd

The year is 1957. An RAF pilot is heading home from Germany for Christmas. Fog sets in and all radio communication is lost. As we have nearly every Christmas Eve since 1979, As it Happens presents a classic reading of Frederick Forsyth's The Shepherd by our late host "Fireside" Al Maitland.

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[mp3 file: runs 01:15:21]


December 23: "System of impunity"

Khashoggi: Sentences, Nova Scotia Homelessness, Shipwreck Pots, Egyptian Head Cones, Reading: Gift of the Magi and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:48:14]


December 20: The end of the run of the mill

Northern Pulp: employee, Evangelicals v. Trump, Darts winner, Australia water theft, Reading: Bone Button Borscht, As It Happened: A Day in the Life and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:20:38]


December 19: Unreliable narrators

Boyle ruling, P.E.I. newsmakers, Mini gingerbread house, Trump Impeachment, Reading: "To Every Thing There is a Season", and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:18:04]


December 18: Book of revelations

Jesuit abuse names, Impeachment vote, Memorizing "Finnegan's Wake", U.N. refugee children, SNC-Lavalin plea and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:19:01]


December 17: Over more than just the barrel

Danforth shooting lawsuit, Gwich'in bank meetings, Jack and Jill tweet, Cobalt mines lawsuit, The Physics of Sorrow film and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:46:43]


December 16: The exception that proves the misrule

India protests, New medical trial doctor, New Zealand: Ohio skin bank, SNC-Lavalin conviction, Saskatchewan Maritime museum, Encore: For Sama Documentary and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:18:12]


December 13: Take it and leave it

UK Election: SNP, UK Election: Conservative, NF Oysters, Denmark Wind Farm, Domesticated Foxes and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:52:13]


December 12: Swift, but not Scheer

Scheer Resigns, Vatican Donations, US military suits, Chinese Menu Artist and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:09:07]


December 11: Can they pour oil on troubled water?

Oilsands Lesson Fight, Aung San Suu Kyi Testimony, Octopus Vs. Eagle, Gabriola Island Crash, Roxette to U.S. and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:51:18]


December 10: The damage done

Langley OD Family, Michael Kovrig Anniversary, Australia Fire Photog, Rohingya at ICJ, NFLD Racism Flight and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:46:13]


December 9: Dubious distinction

Nobel Ceremony Boycott, Senator Magnitsky Motion, CO/CH Invu, No Ontario Govt Lawsuits and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:48:02]


December 6: The long harm of the law

India Rape Case, Medical Hypnosis, Polytechnique Anniversary, Uber Attacks Report and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:56:15]


December 5: A matter of interpretation

Ex-Nazi Supreme Court appeal, Australia detention centre doctor, Peloton ad actor, Nova Scotia intellectual disabilities ruling, Anti-Facebook lawyer, Birdhouse guy and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:05]


December 4: The pre-disappearing act

Mexico Canadian missing, NATO Trudeau tape, Electric eel tree, Buffalo bishop abuse, Howard Cruse obit and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:49:36]


December 3: Radio-free Russia — and newspaper-free, and blog-free

Russia journalism law, Alberta school bus crash, Latin dictionary, Habsburg study, Vice editor sentenced, Ottawa door knocker and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:48:50]


December 2: Afterthoughts in the aftermath

London attack update, Halifax explosion murals, Apostrophe Protection Society, Samoa measles outbreak, John Henry Waddell obit and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:49:30]


November 29: On a knife edge

London Bridge attack, Halifax police checks, Queen handwriting, Handrail case, Yemen airport, Feature: Maria Campbell and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:16:51]


November 28: Scheer force of will

Andrew Scheer: supporter, Ebola workers killed, Asbestos town name change, Texas chemical fire, U.K. nurse numbers, Nova Scotia home report and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:47:18]


November 27: Beyak to square one

Lynn Beyak back, Operation Lady Justice, Ice Age puppy, Jeudy Charlot death, Deep fake exhibit, Nova Scotia American doctor and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:58:55]


November 26: French exit

Quebec: Andrew Scheer, Climate change report, Hula hooping record, Koalas in trouble, Philippines massacre trial, German jewel heist and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:52:58]


November 25: A timely vote of confidence

Hong Kong election, Toronto pedestrian armbands, Bombers pants guy, Guatemala deportation, Joe Biden stutter, Michelin suit, Singularity dating app and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:55:23]


November 22: Father confessors

Vancouver Diocese Report, Somali Activist Killed, Music Universality Study, Propane Shortage, Border Artist and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:46:37]


November 21: Climate changing

New Environment Minister, Netanyahu Indicted, California Bar Money, Impeachment: Wrap Up, John Mann Obit, DRC Measles Deaths and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:55:43]


November 20: Taking it from the top

Impeachment: Sondland, Children's Aid Changes, Slippery Toilet, Malta Investigation Update, Trump Military Pardons, Wind Far Cancelled and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:15:26]


November 19: They lost him — they wouldn't lose her

Iranian mother reunion, Alberta election commissioner, Little Brontë book, Iran protests, South Dakota meth campaign, Finland dying town and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:58:23]


November 18: Big menace on campus

Hong Kong: Polytechnic University, Prince Andrew BBC interview, Bengals fan, Aatish Taseer, School bus seatbelts, Gelato flavours record and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:55:09]