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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, December 19, 2013 11:00pmSouth Sudan fighting, Supreme Court orders prostitution law rewrite, 'Good Vibrations' documentary, Elephantine origami, As It Happened #2From spark to inferno. Tension has been building for months -- and this week, South Sudan exploded into ethnic violence, sending more than thirty thousand people running for their lives.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 11:00pmAshley Smith: Lawyer, Tape: Ashley Smith: Mother, Northern Gateway Decision, Hummus Underwear, Jacksonville School Name, Reading: Gift of the MagiTonight: The victim of a rotten system. A coroner's jury rules that 19-year-old Ashley Smith's solitary death in a prison cell was homicide -- and tonight, the Smith family's lawyer tells us why the fight isn't over. Addressing a secondary school's
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 11:00pmDeepak Chopra and Canada Post Union Representative, Sochi U.S. Delegate, Poop Cruise, Ronnie Biggs Obituary, Maria Mourani, EPA Fraud CasePostcards from the edge. Postal workers are inundating the Minister responsible for Canada Post with angry mail -- and a union rep tells us why he thinks the Crown corporation is really reducing its deliveries.
Monday, December 16, 2013 11:00pmVillanueva Mother and Lawyer, Newfoundland Seal Presser, Levinson Family Lawyer, Gavle Goat, Rob Ford apology to Daniel Dale, Toronto Star editor Michael Cooke, Lottery WinnerEveryone's fault but the victim's. A Quebec judge says eighteen-year-old Fredy Villanueva did nothing to deserve being shot and killed by Montreal police in 2008.
Sunday, December 15, 2013 11:00pmJames Moore Apology, Syrian Refugees in Canada, Tiny Museum, Colorado Gun Laws, Milt Stegall, Basement Bobcat, Peter O'Toole ObitThe ghost of Christmas present. Industry Minister James Moore is haunted by some distinctly Scrooge-like remarks he made about poverty -- and those same remarks also haunt anti-poverty advocates.