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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.

  • February 7: Terribly shaken
    Syria earthquake survivor, Harry Whittington obituary, B.C. seal feast, Spinning discs, Stranger at the Gate documentary and more.
  • February 6: Waking nightmare
    Turkey earthquake: Family, Mafia boss pizzaiolo, Animal encyclopedia, Turkey earthquake: Adana, Alaska skull, King Of Kong scandal update and more.
  • February 3: Unidentified Floating Object
    Chinese balloon analyst, Journalist murder investigation, Police victims mothers, Fiona jerseys, Frozen pizza discontinued and more
  • February 2: That's settled — now to get them settled
    Uyghur refugee motion, Ukrainian peewee team, U.K. fish brain, Virginia coach plays, B.C. RCMP charges, Ontario car theft deterrent and more.
  • February 1: His life had meaning; may his death mean something too
    Tyre Nichols funeral, Pilot shortage, Radioactive capsule found, Westminster bed, Biden document search, Ticketmaster: Coldplay tickets and more.
  • January 31: Secret weapons
    Ukraine mines: Human Rights Watch, BBC cuts Arabic services, Woke breakfast, Bird charity banned, Pakistan mosque bombing, University of Toronto UFO and more.
  • January 30: A change that could change lives
    B.C. decriminalization, Hazel McCallion hockey, OK Go lawsuit, Kondo not tidy, U.K. radar crowdsourcing, Yazidi/Syria repatriation critics and more.
  • January 27: A city on edge
    Tyre Nichols bodycam video, Yellowknife nurse obit, Joan Didion papers, Russia: Meduza outlawed, Winnipeg Holocaust survivor siblings, Tasmania rewilding emus and more.
  • January 26: The untruth hurts
    COVID misinformation report, Guinea worm disease eradication, Islamophobia special representative, Leamington giant egg, Winnipeg folk song, Moose fence rescue and more.
  • January 25: A charged atmosphere
    Lebanon blast charges, Interest rate critic, Indian feather collector, German tanks, Afghanistan: Mahbouba Seraj, Philadelphia train runner and more
  • January 24: Acting in concert
    Ticketmaster ex-CEO, Estonia Ukraine ambassador, Oscar nomination short, Florida 'Stop WOKE' Act professor, Fukushima Pacific Islands and more.
  • January 23: The Lunar New Year -- eclipsed
    California shooting: Local politician, Syria detainees, Alabama prescription donor, Egypt crocodile mummies, Newfoundland and Labrador luggage lost, 'My Humps' pooping unicorn and more.