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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.
Sunday, July 27, 2014 11:00pmMonday, July 28, 2014: Grassy Narrows Mercury, South Sudan Famine, Tape: Lake Erie Swimmer, Lumberjack Camp, Ebola: Liberia, Attawapiskat School, Hot Seat Warning, Dateline: 3l Milk ContainerMonday, July 28, 2014: Grassy Narrows Mercury, South Sudan Famine, Tape: Lake Erie Swimmer, Lumberjack Camp, Ebola: Liberia, Attawapiskat School, Hot Seat Warning, Dateline: 3l Milk Container
Thursday, July 24, 2014 11:00pmFriday, July 25, 2014: Iranian Artist: Canada Council, BC Stroke Survivor, Ebola Latest, CRA: Oxfam, West Bank Violence, MH17 Hilversum, Script: Space GeckosAn Iranian's Canada-Council-funded project is still slated to be destroyed because of Canada's import ban on products from Iran, which has the Canada Council as well as the artist mystified.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 11:00pmIt's been nearly a year since the death of Sammy Yatim. The eighteen-year-old man was shot eight times by a Toronto police officer on a streetcar. Another officer tasered Yatim as he lay dying. Yatim was holding a knife and witnesses said he had expos
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 11:00pmWednesday, July 23, 2014: Jail Report, Iranian Artist, From Our Archive: Tajik Student, Giant Fart Machine, Ebola Doctor, New Jersey Anaconda, For the Record: Great White SharkA report that's short on sentences. The Canadian Civil Liberties Association says the majority of inmates housed in provincial and territorial jails aren't convicted, they're merely awaiting trial.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 11:00pmThe origin of the word "dude," Barbara Frum tries to stump a crossword champ, a poet who reads her work on the phone, the world's oldest song, the longest German word and more.