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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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Bordering on a trade dispute. An Alaska Marine Highway ferry terminal renovation is cancelled over concerns it can't use exclusively American materials -- because the building is actually in Prince Rupert, British Columbia.
One-quarter of one per cent. That sounds like a drop in the bucket -- but because it's a drop in the Bank of Canada's key interest rate, it hit the markets, and the dollar, with a crunch.
There goes the no-go neighbourhood. The Mayor of Paris says the city will sue the Fox News network, after its commentators repeatedly refer to "No-Go Zones" for non-Muslims.

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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.