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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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December 18: Catching our breath

Impaired Driving Changes, Salvadoran Freed, San Fran House, Russian Election Influence, Encore: Butt Dial Lawsuit, Galt MacDermot Obit and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:45:28]


December 17: Straighten up and fly right

Passenger Rights, India Riots Conviction, PEI Newsmakers, Climate Goals, ISIS Alias and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:48:10]


December 14: Post-apprehension apprehension

China: John Manley, Basement Remains, Tunnel Tree, 3-D Skull, Northern Ireland Doc, Encore: Mr. T on Curling and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:50:11]


December 13: Doubling down

China: Second Detained Canadian, Maria Butina Guilty, Cigarette Fine, China Arrest: Politics, Space Definition, Facebook Partnership and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:55:25]


December 12: Holding pattern

China: Kevin Garratt, Taverner Letter, Insect Pee, Norman Hardie Accuser, Puma Shoe Designer, Derek Muir Awarded, and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:03:04]


December 11: Exit visas

China: Canadian Detained, Alberta Oil Letters, Human Dreidel, Brexit: EU, Border TV Show and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:48:03]


December 10: The wrong arm of the law

Racial Profiling Report, Brexit Delay, Burton Mittens, Australian Bishop Cleared, Yo-Yo Ma Performance, Encore: Seagull Hotel and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:47:14]


December 7: A prison he can't leave

BC Rape Settlement, Aquarius Ending Operation, Eel Seals, NS Call Centre, Wisdom the Albatross and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:17:39]


December 6: Show and telecom

Huawei Arrest, Vaccine Conference, Denmark Migrants, Yemen Conference, Shirley Chisholm and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:47:55]


November 5: Extremely open Mike

Flynn Sentencing, Quebec Ethics Complaint, Clark Griswold Dummy, Literary Prize Amazon, Missing Fingers Study, Newfoundland Beard Bounty and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:45]


December 4: Bring them together, or they'll come apart

Yazidi PTSD, Hearst Councillor, Colarado Town Snowballs, NB Church Money Delayed, Mussel Artist and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:49:55]


December 3: Glut for punishment

Alberta Oil: Jason Kenney, Paris Protests, BC Cave, Bush Obit: Acid rain, Zuckerberg Hospital and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:51:28]


November 30: Not just worried - tariff-ied.

CUSMA Mayor, Anchorage Earthquake, Northern Haze, Honduran Activist Verdict, Marriott Breach, Wasp Spider Drone and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:51:18]


November 29: Attorney for the worse

Cohen Plea, Ontario Climate Plan, Dozer the Steer, Saudi Sanctions, Babylonian Film, BC Laundering Folo and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:56:56]


November 28: Heated baby talk

Gene Editing Controversy, Harry Leslie Smith Obit, Church Services Refugees, Huge Steer, Drowning Lawsuit and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:58:43]


November 27: After being grounded for so long, he finally feels grounded

Hassan Al Kontar Latest. Manafort Lies, Belsnickel Memory, Oil Exec, Chess Tournament, Facebook: Bob Zimmer and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:01:06]


November 26: Disassembly lines

GM: Worker, Facebook Documents, Silent Discos, Ukraine-Russia Tensions, Bernardo Bertolucci Obit, Best Building and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:04:35]


November 23: The bottom of the barrel

Alberta Oil, Read Fares Obit, Lego Study, Scotland 'Not Proven', Al Capone Turkey, BC Legislature and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:57:34]


November 22: A life sentence for his life's work

Imprisoned Academic UAE, Gavin Mcinnes Leaves, Blue Bomber Fan, Brazil Druglord, "Midget" term sports and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:51:12]


November 21: Exclamation points

Khashoggi Latest, Romaine Lettuce, Wolf Pack, Uncontacted Death, In Defence of Puns and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:45:47]


November 20: Trial, and error

Oland Mistrial, Patrick Lagacé, Iceland Eligible Rams, Chicago Shooting, Cub Doctor and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:47:47]


November 19: School of thoughtlessness

St. Michael's College School, Holocaust Lawsuit, Wombat Poop, Sexomnia Trial, Fart Lesson and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:58:22]


Feature | As It Happens 50th Anniversary Quiz

A donkey and a beaver are just some of the surprise guests that join quiz master Jeff Douglas, Carol Off, Michael Enright and Tom Power in studio for the As It Happens 50th anniversary quiz.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:24:48]


Full Episode for Nov. 16, 2018 - As It Happens

AIH50: David Frum remembers his mom, host Barbara Frum; Mike the Headless Chicken, Listener Pun submissions, AIH50th Quiz, Oka Crisis: Ellen Gabriel, AIH Complaints Choir, AIH50th Theme Song Challenge, Producer Panel, This is That AIH tribute, Penis Museum, and much more...

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[mp3 file: runs 01:23:16]


November 15: A Brexercise in futility

Brexit No Confidence, Child Advocate Cut, Saskatoon Tattoo Artist, Homeless GoFundMe, Testicle Booth, Sausage Sizzler and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:47:56]


November 14: Irreconcilable differences

Brexit Latest, Worker Award, AIH50: Iceland President Pineapple Pizza, California: Search, Flower Pot Couple, Redmen: McGill Alum and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:57:06]


November 13: Access to grind

CNN Lawsuit, Nunavut Polar Bears, Farley Mowat Art, Food Taste Copyright, Amazon HQ, Illinois Shooting and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:50:11]


November 12: Comic belief

Stan Lee Obit, California Fires: Paradise Mayor, Warbler Birdwatcher, Senator: Forced Sterilization, NHL Concussion Deal, Archive: Wrong Kid Grandpa and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:50:05]


November 9: Escape from Paradise

California Fire, Tony Clement Folo, Dumpster Art, Goat Regiment, Keystone Injunction and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:48:06]


November 8: Inclement mood

Tony Clement: Riding, Bombardier Layoffs, Bitcoin Utopia, Jim Acosta Press, Iqaluit Fire and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:46:40]


November 7: The power and the patriarchy

Jeff Sessions fired, Tony Clement, Swedan Baby Name, Year of the Woman, Drone Bear and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:49:17]


An Instragram user describes how Tony Clement's online behaviour crossed a line

Tony Clement follows tens of thousands of users on Twitter and Instagram. He's also known to "like" posts from acquaintances and strangers alike. Kim Fox shares her own uncomfortable experience.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:12:53]


November 6: Biting the ballot

Midterms: Democrat, Midterms: GOP, Cheese Types, Military Junkets, Bernard Landry, Delhi Smog, and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:51:48]


November 5: Culling the heard

Munk Debate: David Frum, Georgia Voting Investigation, Pianist Identified, Iran Sanctions, Stolen Totem, Kilogram Change and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:46:23]


November 2: Plight. Unseen.

Yemen Child Death, SCC: Churchill Falls, Bob Ross Paintings, Dog Music, Dictionary Book, WW1 Banners and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:48:21]


November 1: Back on the rails

Churchill Train, Migrant Caravan, Sword Swallower, Hipster Cafe, Ukraine Gravesite, Cervical Cancer Study and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:49:04]


October 31: Taken on faith

Pakistan Acquittal, Sunny Dhillon, Tiny Books, Kepler Retires, Skeleton Display and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:48:44]


October 30: Home court advantage

UN Ex-Jihadi Fighters, Synagogue: Burials, Dateline: Tokyo Ticket Seller, Hockey Team Imbalance, German Nurse Trial, Ntozake Shange Obit and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:51:45]


Feature | Jean Chrétien joins Carol Off in the As It Happens studio

Carol Off's feature in-studio interview with Jean Chrétien about his new book 'My Stories, My Times.' In their wide-ranging conversation, the former prime minister talks about his wife Aline, Pierre Trudeau, the Indian Act, Donald Trump and the Shawinigan Handshake.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:29:27]


October 29: Not the place for his thoughts and his prayers

Synagogue: Letter, Indonesia Crash, Sausage Statue, Synagogue: Victim, Fat Cats, Feature: Jean Chrétien and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:18:19]


October 26: Sender of attention

Bombs Arrest, Uber Death, Gritty Mascot Designer, Catholic Women's Rights, Hawaiian Island, Diamond Find and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:51:51]


October 25: Making a mockery

Khashoggi: Saudi Satirist, Saudi LAVs, Bio-Dome Guy, Georgia Voter Suppression, Jimmy John's, Free Willy Bill and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:55:04]


October 24: Incendiary rhetoric

Letter Bombs, Alberta Bison, Dorcas Reilly Obit, Tuam Burials, Brazil Museum, AIH50 Memories and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:52:50]


October 23: The bucks don't stop there

Carbon Pricing: Provinces, Oshawa Mayor, Headless Chicken Monster, Palestinian HRW Report, Psychic Witchcraft Charge, Oldest Shipwreck and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:53:15]


October 22: The shadows and the doubt

Khashoggi: Exports, Vancouver Mayor, Cow Photos, #MeToo Apology, Uighur Activist, Feature: Barbara Winters and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:19:05]


October 19: Metal fatigue

Steel CEO, Khashoggi Smears, Moose Poo Crafts, Yemen Doctor, Walkerton SEO, Queen Street Voyeur and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:11:25]


October 18: Into the void

Afghanistan Attack, Basic Income, Tokaroo, Mark Norman Case, Guillotine Mystery and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:46:55]


October 17: Addressing a chronic problem

Marijuana Pardons, Yemen MP, Marijuana Dad, Insect Study, Mining Rescue Team and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:48:45]


October 16: Inside pitch

Solitary Confinement Bill, Jamal Khashoggi Latest, Marijuana: Newfoundland Seller, Hurricane Michael: Volunteer, Stephen Hawking Predictions and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:49:29]


October 15: Watched pot

Marijuana: Halifax Law, Hurricane Michael: Resident, PEI "Arsehole", Marijuana: Driving Study, Carbon Price: Dominic LeBlanc and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:48:42]


October 12: Huawei patrol

Huawei Senator, Deciem Lawsuit, Tree Kangaroo, Norway Satanic Verses, Clams Microplastic and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:49:33]


October 11: Blind ally

Jamal Khashoggi: US, Italian Migrant Rescue Ship, Sommelier Scandal, SCC Ruling: Cree, Violin Update, Encore: Anote's Ark and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:15:42]


October 10: The coast is cleared

Hurricane Michael, Jamal Khashoggi Timeline, Citizenship Oath, Denmark Climate Plan, Will Vinton Obit, Rwanda Assassination and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:56:11]


October 9: Mission impassable; and now, impossible

Indonesia Aid Workers, Fake Manspreading, Sisters Reunited, ICE Found Wallet, Memory Font Study, Other Skripal Suspect Identified and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:56:27]


October 8: Number crunch time

IPCC Report, Jamal Khashoggi Latest, Vodkow Milk Vodka, Gecko Crank Calls, Forgiveness Reunion, Smoking vs. Sitting Study and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:52:12]


October 5: That's all she wrote

Kavanaugh Vote, Laquan McDonald, Farmer Journey, Sword Discovery, Leon Lederman Obit, Shetland Box, and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:51:09]


October 4: Waiting on the swings

Kavanaugh: Maine Lobbyist, Journalist Mystery, Arm Wrestling Champ, Pot Convictions, Tulsa Mass Graves, As It Happens Theme Song Challenge, and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:50:37]


October 3: Flesh and blood

Puerto Rico Verdict, Trump Taxes, Alberta Snow Storm, Ocean Protection Agreement, Hyundai Pony For Sale, Japanese Assembly Woman and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:58:40]


October 2: Going for broker

USMCA: Kim Campbell, Nobel Winner, CERN Scientist Reax, Quebec Election: CAQ, Kavanaugh: Mitchell Memo, Cats V. Rat and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 01:18:21]


October 1: Hard bargain

USMCA: Andrew Leslie, USMCA: Dairy Farmer, Kavanaugh: Ex FBI, USMCA: Language and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:00:51]


September 28: Judge of character

Kavanaugh Supporter, Tesla Lawsuit, Van Gogh Researcher, Russian Colonel, Healing Lodge Chief, Sneezing Deer and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:17:08]


September 27: A traumatic laughing matter

Kavanaugh Hearing, Nunavut Homeless, Heart Treatment Case, Ektachrome Returns, Oregano Weed, Grizzly Hunt and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:58:24]


September 26: His enemy is the state

Pyotr Verzilov Conscious, Kavanaugh Latest, Irish Writer, Rachel Mitchell Profile, Crow Town, Mexico Police and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:00:23]


September 25: Twilight of a predator

Bill Cosby Sentenced, Concordia Engineering, David Alexander Robertson, Romeo Saganash, Israel Art Exhibit, New Brunswick Election and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:53:41]


September 24: Small miracles in a huge catastrophe

Ottawa Tornado, Nova Scotia Abortion, West Elm Painting, Cameroon Video, Suffragette Letter, Uncle Bully Service and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:47:39]


September 21: Her courage, his conviction

Unfounded Sentence, Assisted Death Folo, Laziness Study, Maxime Bernier, Brexit Latest and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:11:08]


September 20: WADA crying shame

WADA: Russia, Carbon Tax Study, Book Purge, Golf Digest, Bear Statue, India Flight and more

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[mp3 file: runs 01:08:51]


September 19: An editor is edited out

Ghomeshi Editor Out, Bike Speed Record, Alan Abel Obit, Nova Scotia Cancer Patient, Texas Gator Hunter, Wasps Vs. Bees and more

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[mp3 file: runs 00:57:50]