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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.
Thursday, April 17, 2014 11:00pmFriday, April 18, 2014 - Syria Refugees: Critic, Ukraine: OSCE, Disgusting Easter Egg, Crummey on Márquez, García Márquez 'Oopsie', Reading: The Selfish Giant, As It Happened: RevengeFailing to deliver to those seeking deliverance. Three years into a war that has forced millions to flee their homeland, Canada has only welcomed a handful of Syrian refugees.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 11:00pmThursday, April 17, 2014 - Amanda Todd Arrest, Mayor of Marionville, Super Rat Poison, Medium Funky, BC Women's Softball, Dateline: Tire-Slashing Dog, Jamaican Poet Laureate, Vidalia Onions LawOut of the virtual shadows. In 2012, 15-year-old Amanda Todd killed herself after being bullied online -- we'll speak with the newspaper editor that broke the story that a suspect has been arrested in the Netherlands.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 11:00pmWednesday, April 16, 2014 - Calgary Stabbing, NYP Demographics Unit, Saturn's New Moon, Peak Beard, Syria's Refugees and Canada's Response, John Furlong, Gorilla Park Director Shot, Tom of Finland, Jim Flaherty FuneralThe mourning, and the mourned. This summer, Jordan Segura was set to go back to work at a funeral home. Tonight, his former boss remembers Jordan -- one of five students stabbed to death in Calgary.
Monday, April 14, 2014 11:00pmFair Elections Act: Frum, Ukraine Unrest, Calgary Stabbing, T-Rex Bones Moved, Berlusconi Community Service, Syria Feature: Canadian Family, Tape: Lakeland Decision, Emoticon ResearcherIs combating disinterest a conflict of interest? Conservative Senator Linda Frum rhymes off her reasons for believing Canada's Chief Electoral Officer is being self-serving when he tries to get more of us to vote.
Sunday, April 13, 2014 11:00pmRon Liepert, FOA: Rob Anders, Kansas Shooting, Video Game Collector, Syria Special, Tape: Achilles LoserRon rocks Rob. Ron Liepert defeats six-term MP Rob Anders for the Conservative nomination in the riding of Calgary Signal Hill -- marking the end of an era for the controversial incumbent.