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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.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 12:00amTuesday, January 27, 2015 - Canada ISIS Shootout, Auschwitz Return, Frozen Lizard Head, Sinclair Report, Brodeur, Sterling Conviction and moreAlone outside the wire? Of all the NATO coalition forces fighting ISIS, only Canada has so far acknowledged engaging the enemy in combat. A former leader of Canada's special forces explains why.
Monday, January 26, 2015 12:00amEric Reguly, Toller Cranston Obit, Stock Photo Bomber, Mysterious Death, Tape: Hebdo Journo, Dalmatians and Bees, Viola Davis, and more...A crude strategy. A Canadian business writer says Saudi Arabia is specifically targetting Canada with its efforts to drive down the price of oil.
Friday, January 23, 2015 12:00amFriday, January 23, 2015 - Ukraine Shelling, Liver Transplant Policy, Whale Poo Response, St. Lawrence Rocket, German Pee and moreShelled, and shell-shocked. The Ukrainian city of Donetsk continues to be a war zone, as Russian-backed rebels take control of its airport, and civilians are killed when mortar fire strikes a bus.
Thursday, January 22, 2015 12:00amThursday, January 22, 2015 - Buy America Flap, Winnipeg Mayor, Page 3 Follow-Up, Quebec Snow Fort, Rhody Lake's DaughterBordering on a trade dispute. An Alaska Marine Highway ferry terminal renovation is cancelled over concerns it can't use exclusively American materials -- because the building is actually in Prince Rupert, British Columbia.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 12:00amWednesday, January 21, 2015 - Bank of Canada Interest Rate Cut, RCMP Death, Converse Shoe Trademarks, Saudi Arms Deal, Hermaphrodite Cat and moreOne-quarter of one per cent. That sounds like a drop in the bucket -- but because it's a drop in the Bank of Canada's key interest rate, it hit the markets, and the dollar, with a crunch.