As It Happens is CBC Radio's national evening radio current affairs program. Hosted by @caroloffcbc & @RealJeffDouglas
Human Rights Watch is calling for an independent, international investigation into the Beirut explosion. "The Lebanese public is so rightfully mistrustful of this Lebanese government that has for many years been robbing the country blind."
A study that rated the "attractiveness" of endometriosis patients without their consent has been retracted seven years after it was first published — but @BecAsz1 says it's too little, too late.
The US Census Bureau is wrapping up its campaign 1 month early, and many, including our guest, say it could lead to an undercounting of underserved communities: "The long term effects of an undercount here in the US would be, in a word, disastrous."
A Canadian man just died of COVID-19 at Farmville, a U.S. immigration detention facility rife with the virus. The man's nephew tells @SusanBonner his death was preventable. "He begged them to segregate him because he was one of the oldest guys there. They basically ignored him."
Hong Kong lawmaker forcibly removed from legislature says he had 'no choice' but protest
A man threatened to sue a magazine for using his photo in a story about all hipsters looking the same — only to learn it's not him in the picture.
Someone planted tomatoes in this Toronto sinkhole — and residents are loving it
Canadian woman denied entry to U.S. after border agents find Muslim prayers on her phone:
The 70's, when Team Canada smoked & curled at the same time
'I just couldn't leave him,' says Vegas bartender who held Canadian's hand as he died