As It Happens

As It Happens


As It Happens is CBC Radio's national evening radio current affairs program. Hosted by @caroloffcbc & @RealJeffDouglas

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From tonight's show: The full video of Mary Janet MacDonald's cinnamon bun recipe is here in all its glory:

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This astrophysicist was trying to build a device to stop people from touching their faces when he got four magnets stuck in his nose. "This is not my expertise," he told @caroloffcbc  "Magnets are dangerous."

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A town in Wales has been overtaken by goats during the coronavirus lockdown. "There's no cars, there's no people, there's no noise — there's nothing to stop them, so they are going for it," @AndrewStuart  tells @caroloffcbc 

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A COVID-19 outbreak at an Ontario nursing home has families pleading for help. Here's what Dr. Merrilee Fullerton, Ontario's minister of long-term care, had to say in an interview with @caroloffcbc 

Today's pandemic news break from the AIH archives: That time a Swedish man created giant snow penis to make amends for destroying a smaller snow penis.

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Canada's big banks need a "butt kicking" says @PetersonLeader . When it comes to helping Canadians during the pandemic, "they're just not stepping up" he tells @caroloffcbc  More:

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"For the greater good": This Maryland nurse is heading to New York to work on the front lines of the coronavirus crisis. She told @caroloff  she fully expects to contract the virus — it's only "a matter of when."

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What is "Zoom bombing"? One North Carolina scientist learned about the phenomenon first-hand when she was threatened by strangers while defending her PhD online.

Meet the volunteers sewing hundreds of masks for hospitals and nursing homes in Canada.

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Don't worry folks. We read the room. There will be no April Fool's gag on our program tonight. But ... for your daily dose of pandemic distraction, you can check out the 5 best April Fool's jokes from the AIH archives

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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.

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Sam Panopoulos, 83, Canadian inventor of the Hawaiian pizza has died. Our Feb 2017 intvu with him here:

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Dozer the 'gentle giant' from Manitoba has a full inch on Knickers the steer

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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:

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'I just couldn't leave him,' says Vegas bartender who held Canadian's hand as he died

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Breaking: Nobel Prize winner Donna Strickland has applied and been made a full professor @uwaterloo .

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A posh dome restaurant has opened beneath Toronto's Gardiner expressway weeks after a homeless camp was evicted under the same highway

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