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As It Happens
Weekdays at 7 p.m.

Listening to "As It Happens" is like taking a trip around the world five nights a week. For more than 35 years, using the simplest of tools - the telephone - this current affairs program has explored the heart of a story, whether it's happening in the streets of Belgrade, the dockyards of Vancouver, the boardrooms of Bay Street, or the kitchens of Paris.

"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 a greater understanding of the story behind the story.

For more information about this program, visit the As It Happens website.

  • Bonus episode: As It Happened "The September Edition"
    We're bringing you a special new "As It Happened" podcast in this feed, where we'll review the surprising and fascinating conversations from the month that was, and dust off a few gems from our archives. In this episode, we're looking forward to looking back at the month of September on "As It Happens."
  • September 29: The longstanding senator -- and what she stood for
    Dianne Feinstein obituary, Truck women saved, Willie Dunn cover, Orillia homeless services, Dumbo octopus, Gulf new drilling, Hurricane Fiona chair and more
  • September 28: Cleaning house
    Nicaragua confiscation, Flash mob robberies, Idiom book, Tesla crashes trial, Robin Hood tree felled, British birder happy, Reindeer evolution study and more
  • September 27: Disinformation highway
    Hunka propaganda, Live Nation merch decision, Loonie Dog Kings, Rome abuse pilgrimage, Cars in sand calendar, Amazon anti-trust, Encore: Hot pepper record and more
  • September 26: Emergency exit
    Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict, Montreal injection site, Terrible train journey, Hardeep Singh Nijjar killing video, Fake steakhouse, U.S. family separation, Firefighting goats and more
  • September 25: Nobody's hero
    House Speaker controversy: Peter Julian, Writer's strike deal, Garlic breath solved, Bob Menendez update, NYC transit voice, South Africa TB medication, Great Lakes wrecks and more
  • September 22: Paying a visit
    Zelenskyy visit, Enterprise return, Sock removing dog, India visa problem, B.C. fire chief UN, Anne Frank firing, Lahaina tree recovery and more
  • September 21: Estranged bedfellows
    Hardeep Singh Nijjar: Bharatiya Janata Party, Murdoch steps down, B.C. rescue fundraiser, Shireen Abu Akleh: Brother, Family doctor residency changes, Hot Docs: Invisible Beauty and more
  • September 20: Doing the rights thing
    School march: Counter-protester, ChatGPT lawsuit, Iceland trivia guy, International students: Senate, Satellite tracker, Great Slave Lake study and more
  • September 19: Dropping his guard
    Hardeep Singh Nijjar: Harjit Sajjan, Rescued caver, Emile 'Golden Boy' Duprée obituary, Hostage lawyer, Libya journalist access, Sex worker ruling, Bob Ross painting and more
  • September 18: A stunning allegation
    Hardeep Singh Nijjar killing, Calgary E.coli update, Fish plant wedding, Iran prisoner swap: Friend, Iran prisoner swap: Critic, Pope Pius XII letter, Boring machine still stuck and more
  • September 15: Storm troopers
    Hurricane Lee prep, CIA Argo revelation, Ig Nobel prizes, Casino hack, Van Gogh found, Trail grizzly bears and more.