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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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."

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"In this case, it's not corruption that played a role. It is certainly incompetence. It is certainly, as well, people not understanding and assessing the risks. It is bureaucracy and, frankly, in my opinion, stupid behaviours and decisions."

A study that rated the "attractiveness" of endometriosis patients without their consent has been retracted seven years after it was first published — but @BecAsz1  says it's too little, too late.

This scientist is living with thousands of ants because of COVID-19.

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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."

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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."

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A naked German man who was trying to enjoy a swim on a scorching afternoon at a lake in Berlin ended up in hot pursuit of an unusual thief — a wild boar.

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Hong Kong lawmaker forcibly removed from legislature says he had 'no choice' but protest

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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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