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As It Happens
Weekdays at 8 p.m. on IPR News
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.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 11:00pmWednesday, December 17, 2014 - Cuba-U.S., Rehtaeh Parsons Named, The Interview, Jingle Bells Jerk, Encore: Ian McEwan, As It Happened: RobotsEstranged bedfellows. The U.S. announces it's restoring full diplomatic relations with Cuba -- but the new feeling of international unity is proving divisive.
Monday, December 15, 2014 11:00pmTuesday, December 16, 2014 - Dalhousie Investigation, Peshawar Attack, Excessive Punctuation, New D'Angelo, Oil: House Prices, Andrew Hawkins, Speed Dreidel and moreA most unchivalrous gentlemens' club. Students and faculty at Dalhousie University are stunned when a Facebook group -- made up of male students sharing misogynistic and disturbing comments about women -- is unmasked.
Sunday, December 14, 2014 11:00pmAustralia Hostage, Navajo Masks, Eat More Kale, James Bond Script, Communism Monument, Gone with the Wind, Doctor's Waiting Room, and more....They stopped in for a coffee -- and wound up in a nightmare. For sixteen hours, a gunman held people hostage in a Sydney, Australia café. Now, two of those hostages are dead -- and so is the man who held them captive.
Thursday, December 11, 2014 11:00pmFriday, December 12, 2014 - Sinclair Report, Naheed Nenshi Hillbillies, Hawaii Rescue, Medieval Doodles, Oil Collapse: Saudis, Michel DuCille, Navy Alcohol, Sock Club London and moreHis death might save others' lives. Brian Sinclair died alone in a Winnipeg emergency room -- and today, a judge's inquest finds the system's fatal failure brought about major changes.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 11:00pmThursday, December 11, 2014 - SCC Cell Phone, Depression Laughing, LR-Correction: Oil Collapse, Brooklyn Curling, CIA Psychologists, Tape: Rene Chartrand Obit, Arctic Inspiration and moreAs mysteries go, this was more of an "I done it." The Supreme Court of Canada limits the power of police to search of our smart phones, but a triiumphant post-robbery text message leaves one jewel thief on the hook.