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As it Happens
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AS IT HAPPENS gets its stories from "the horse's mouth" - securing interviews with world leaders, rabble-rousers, bingo callers and deposed dictators. The show has a soft-spot for "characters" and never turns its nose up at something wild, weird or wacky. And, on the complex and troubling stories of the day, AS IT HAPPENS searches for greater understanding in the story behind the story.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 12:00amFord Documents Released: Peter Jacobsen, Soldier Suicides: Ombudsman, Hezbollah Commander, No Books List, CJFE: Eritrean JournalistMore cracks in his story. New surveillance documents are released in the case of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford -- and they suggest, among many other things, that he offered to buy the infamous crack video.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 12:00amTuesday: Denied entry: Cavoukian, potash layoffs, FTR: Desmarais - Mulroney, finger breakdancer, Detroit bankruptcy, grunting koalas, Michael Chong billJudgment calls. Ontario's Privacy Commissioner looks into the case of a woman refused entry to the U.S. because of a history of depression -- and finds troubling collusion between Canadian police services, the RCMP and American border authorities.
Monday, December 2, 2013 12:00amMonday: Ukraine unrest, Hainan incident, statue stolen, Dateline: badger cull, Brooklyn detective, From our Archives: Cliff Chanderton, Thalidomide settlement, tape: obfuscationA pre-occupation becomes an occupation. Protesters in Ukraine were counting on a new deal with the EU -- and after it was called off, they took the streets -- and then took over buildings.
Friday, November 29, 2013 12:00amDenied Entry Lawyer, China Japan Tensions, Welsh Bitcoin Search, Google Earth Fish Catches, TB Pot-Smoking Mountie, Salinger Torrents, DA: Oldest Dino ToiletBordering on despair. A Toronto woman is denied entry to the U-S, because a note in her medical file indicated she had been treated for clinical depression.
Thursday, November 28, 2013 12:00amPot Smoking Mountie, Ohio Walmart Lawmaker, Waiting in Line 3D, Police Suspension, FTR Boris Johnson, News Recorder ObitHe just wanted toking respect. The R-C-M-P takes back the uniform of one of its officers. Corporal Ronald Francis says the seizure is because he wants to smoke medical marijuana on the job.