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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The means to a dignified end. Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau tells me why the death of his father, former Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, informs his support of physician-assisted suicide.
The worst outcome, despite the best efforts. The house fire started in the middle of the night, in sub-zero temperatures in a small Manitoba town --- and by the time firefighters arrived, it was too late to save four children.
Nobody knows this is nowhere. It's a secret interrogation site where suspects have no access to lawyers or loved ones -- but it's not run by the CIA, it's run by the Chicago Police Department.

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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.