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The Current - Canada's broken promise on child poverty, 25 years later - November 24, 2014Nov 24, 2014 | 22:00The Current Canada's broken promise on child poverty, 25 years later - November 24, 2014 Audio
The Current Canada's broken promise on child poverty, 25 years later - November 24, 2014 Nov 24, 2014 | 22:00Twenty-five years ago, MPs voted unanimously in the House of Commons to bring an end to child poverty by the year 2000. It hasn't happened yet. We speak with Ed Broadbent behind the motion and from people who know all too well about poverty.
The Current - Marley Natural becomes the first ever corporate pot brand - November 24, 2014Nov 24, 2014 | 25:00The Current Marley Natural becomes the first ever corporate pot brand - November 24, 2014 Audio
The Current Marley Natural becomes the first ever corporate pot brand - November 24, 2014 Nov 24, 2014 | 25:00A corporate deal between Privateer Holdings and the estate of Bob Marley will allow its medical marijuana company to use the Marley brand. With Wall St. and Bay St. now deep into the weed ... the grass has never been greener.
The Current - First Nations youth offer solutions to under representation of First Nations on juries - Nov 24, 2014Nov 24, 2014 | 25:10The Current First Nations youth offer solutions to under representation of First Nations on juries - Nov 24, 2014 Audio
The Current First Nations youth offer solutions to under representation of First Nations on juries - Nov 24, 2014 Nov 24, 2014 | 25:10The Supreme Court is considering what the courts should do about ensuring more First Nations are seated in jury boxes. The decision isn't expected until the new year, but young people have lots of ideas in the meantime.
The Current - Tension in Ferguson builds, highlighting divides among activists - Nov 19, 2014Nov 19, 2014 | 24:59The Current Tension in Ferguson builds, highlighting divides among activists - Nov 19, 2014 Audio
The Current Tension in Ferguson builds, highlighting divides among activists - Nov 19, 2014 Nov 19, 2014 | 24:59As a grand jury weighs whether to indict the Ferguson police officer in the killing of Michael Brown, a new wave of African American activists is asking why the civil rights activism of an earlier generation is leaving them behind.
The Current - Canada should break NewLink Ebola vaccine contract, critics say - Nov 19, 2014Nov 19, 2014 | 21:59The Current Canada should break NewLink Ebola vaccine contract, critics say - Nov 19, 2014 Audio
The Current Canada should break NewLink Ebola vaccine contract, critics say - Nov 19, 2014 Nov 19, 2014 | 21:59In 2010, the Canadian government licensed Iowa company NewLink Genetics to carry out clinical trials and be the sole producer of an ebola vaccine, VSV-EBOV. Now, four years on, critics say that process has been too slow and the delay is costing lives.
The Current - Bill Cosby scandal erupts years after first accusations made public - Nov 21, 2014Nov 21, 2014 | 21:59The Current Bill Cosby scandal erupts years after first accusations made public - Nov 21, 2014 Audio
The Current Bill Cosby scandal erupts years after first accusations made public - Nov 21, 2014 Nov 21, 2014 | 21:59As Bill Cosby's popularity and career unravel following accusations of sexual assault, we look at why the story is only now gaining momentum.
The Current - Designing libraries that are relevant in a digital age - Oct 20, 2014Oct 20, 2014 | 27:29The Current Designing libraries that are relevant in a digital age - Oct 20, 2014 Audio
The Current Designing libraries that are relevant in a digital age - Oct 20, 2014 Oct 20, 2014 | 27:29With the huge amounts of information now available online, we take a look at how libraries are designing for the 21st century.
The Current - Palliative care experts say it's time for Canadians to talk about end of life care Pt. 2 - Nov 17, 2014Nov 17, 2014 | 27:30The Current Palliative care experts say it's time for Canadians to talk about end of life care Pt. 2 - Nov 17, 2014 Audio
The Current Palliative care experts say it's time for Canadians to talk about end of life care Pt. 2 - Nov 17, 2014 Nov 17, 2014 | 27:30We hear from Canadians involved in end of life care about what needs to change when it comes to end of life conversations.
The Current - Palliative care experts say it's time for Canadians to talk about end of life care Pt. 1 - Nov 17, 2014Nov 17, 2014 | 25:00The Current Palliative care experts say it's time for Canadians to talk about end of life care Pt. 1 - Nov 17, 2014 Audio
The Current Palliative care experts say it's time for Canadians to talk about end of life care Pt. 1 - Nov 17, 2014 Nov 17, 2014 | 25:00Dr. Atul Gawande is a surgeon who found in his own practice that he was concentrating too much on extending life, even if it meant sacrificing its quality.
The Current - Documentary 'Next Goal Wins' follows the world's worst soccer team - Nov 21, 2014Nov 21, 2014 | 24:59The Current Documentary 'Next Goal Wins' follows the world's worst soccer team - Nov 21, 2014 Audio
The Current Documentary 'Next Goal Wins' follows the world's worst soccer team - Nov 21, 2014 Nov 21, 2014 | 24:59A decade after a devastating defeat that branded them the "the worst soccer team in the world," filmmakers Steve Jamison and Mike Brett spent months with the American Samoa team as they faced a daunting task--qualifying for last summer's World Cup.
The Current - Barbaric Cultural Practices Act will not help women, critics say - Nov 20, 2014Nov 20, 2014 | 21:58The Current Barbaric Cultural Practices Act will not help women, critics say - Nov 20, 2014 Audio
The Current Barbaric Cultural Practices Act will not help women, critics say - Nov 20, 2014 Nov 20, 2014 | 21:58The act is designed to address so-called cultural issues that can result in violence and abuse against women and girls. But some women's rights groups and legal experts say a law aimed at immigrant families exposes an underlying racist agenda.
The Current - U.S. financial institutions using robo-witnesses to foreclose homes - Nov 21, 2014Nov 21, 2014 | 22:50The Current U.S. financial institutions using robo-witnesses to foreclose homes - Nov 21, 2014 Audio
The Current U.S. financial institutions using robo-witnesses to foreclose homes - Nov 21, 2014 Nov 21, 2014 | 22:50Years after the financial crisis, many homeowners in the United States believe they've lost their homes to foreclosure based on the accounts of so-called robo-witnesses.
The Current - 'Technocreep' author says new technologies have been invading our privacy like never before - Nov 6, 2014Nov 6, 2014 | 24:59The Current 'Technocreep' author says new technologies have been invading our privacy like never before - Nov 6, 2014 Audio
The Current 'Technocreep' author says new technologies have been invading our privacy like never before - Nov 6, 2014 Nov 6, 2014 | 24:59From the battlefield, to the shopping aisles ...from your home computer, to the smartphone in your pocket ...those who want to know who we are and how we live have an increasing number of ways to find out. Tom Keenan exposes 'Technocreep'.
The Current - Nazi art trove discovered in Munich - Nov 7, 2013Nov 7, 2013 | 22:00The Current Nazi art trove discovered in Munich - Nov 7, 2013 Audio
The Current Nazi art trove discovered in Munich - Nov 7, 2013 Nov 7, 2013 | 22:00An art trove was found in a Munich apartment, the home of a man who’s father sold art for the Nazis. The art appears to have disappeared during the Second World War. For some reason, German authorities have said nothing about this until now.
The Current - Men need to get involved in the fight against sexism and misogyny in Canada - Nov 12, 2014Nov 12, 2014 | 21:58The Current Men need to get involved in the fight against sexism and misogyny in Canada - Nov 12, 2014 Audio
The Current Men need to get involved in the fight against sexism and misogyny in Canada - Nov 12, 2014 Nov 12, 2014 | 21:58In the span of two weeks, the issue of silence and shame around sexual assault has appeared to have encouraged women across the globe to speak out. But those who see this as hopeful progress are listening for other voices as well - the Voices of Men.

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