Book your ears on a nightly 'round-the-world trip with As it Happens. From conversations with news makers to up-close and personal accounts of the unusual and unexpected, hosts Carol Off and Jeff Douglas bring you the stories behind the stories of the day.
 
As it Happens gets its stories from "the horse's mouth" - securing interviews with world leaders, rabble-rousers, and deposed dictators. The show has a soft-spot for "characters" and never turns its nose up at something wild, weird, or wacky.

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Approval means disapproval. The referendum is imminent -- and a member of the Greek opposition thinks his fellow citizens should vote "Yes" to the Eurozone, and "No" to the government.
An open case and a shut case. When four men were sentenced to death for the brutal mob killing of a woman in Afghanistan, justice was surprisingly transparent -- but now, those sentences have been quashed, by a closed court.
Like father, dislike son. John Crosbie was a Conservative minister way back when -- but the current Tory brain-trust has rejected his son Ches as a candidate in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Carol Off

With extensive experience in both Canadian and international current affairs, Carol Off has covered conflicts in the Middle East, Haiti and the Balkans, as well as events in the former Soviet Union, Europe, Asia, the United States and Canada. She reported the fallout from the 9/11 disasters with news features and documentaries from New York, Washington, London, Cairo and Afghanistan. She has covered Canadian military missions around the world, including its latest combat operation in Kandahar.

Jeff Douglas

With a background in narration, storytelling and considerable experience in theatre, Jeff Douglas's dynamic personality has allowed him to tackle the most obscure and interesting situations ranging from mushing dogs in Yukon to leaping out of planes with 442 Squadron search and rescue personnel.