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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A tragedy of errors. Three people died after a boat crash on an Ontario lake on Canada Day weekend last year -- and the families of the dead want an inquest into an emergency response they say did more harm than good.
Woken up to be killed en masse. Just after midnight this morning in Kenya, thirty-six quarry workers were massacred by Somali extremists -- for the offense of not being Muslim.
CO: Sixty-four million dollars by midnight tonight. Unless donor countries can come up with that sum by that deadline, the UN's World Food Programme will be forced to suspend aid to one-point-seven million Syrian refugees.

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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.