The CurrentChef Dan Barber on the future of food - August 1, 2014Aug 1, 2014 | 23:58In the future, the food you eat will taste better... or at least that's what Dan Barber hopes. The New York City chef believes a radical transformation is needed in the way we think about food.
The CurrentWhy is West Africa's Ebola outbreak so hard to contain? - August 1, 2014Aug 1, 2014 | 21:57The WHO says the scale of the Ebola outbreak makes it necessary to take the fight against the virus to a new level. But it's becoming clear that a lack of knowledge about the disease and cultural factors are hindering treatment and containment.
The CurrentIs Russia 'untouchable'? - July 31, 2014Jul 31, 2014 | 21:59Moscow's support of Syria, the Ukrainian rebels, and its human rights record, have become too much for western governments to ignore. But sanctions don't seem to phase Russia's leadership. We're asking: can the West influence Moscow?
The CurrentDavid Harris-Gershon: What do you buy the children of the terrorist who tried to kill your wife? - July 31, 2014Jul 31, 2014 | 23:58Twelve years ago today, David Harris Gershon's wife was nearly killed by a Hamas bomber in Jerusalem. Then, he did something that might seem unusual for someone in his position: he went to speak with the bomber's family and took presents for the kids.
The CurrentThe Girl: Samantha Geimer's life in the shadow of Roman Polanski - July 30, 2014Jul 30, 2014 | 22:22Samantha Geimer was just 13 years old when she was sexually assaulted by movie director Roman Polanski, and suddenly found herself at the centre of international attention. Now, she has written her own account of the assault and its repercussions.
The CurrentViolence spirals in Libya as clashes between rival militia groups continue - July 30, 2014Jul 30, 2014 | 21:55As Libya's once promising revolution descends into chaos, we hear why Libya has become so unbalanced and what might be done to bring back stability.
The CurrentCan fertility clinics refuse to create 'rainbow families'? - July 29, 2014Jul 29, 2014 | 21:59A would-be mother who visited a Calgary fertility clinic was shocked to learn that as a white woman, she would only be allowed to use sperm from white donors. We look at the legal and ethical questions around this kind of policy.
The CurrentReflections of a Town: How Rjukan residents came out of the shadows and into the light - July 29, 2014Jul 29, 2014 | 22:34Much of Norway lies in shadow during the winter. But one artist in a particularly dark town found a way to brighten the lives of his fellow residents who spend half the year with no direct sunlight.
The CurrentCovering the Israel-Gaza conflict - July 28, 2014Jul 28, 2014 | 21:59It's a story that generates a level of scrutiny, debate and fury unlike almost any other. As part of our Eye on the Media series, we're asking how journalists are doing with their coverage of the conflict, and examining audience reactions.
The CurrentUpdate with Wren Kauffman - July 28, 2014Jul 28, 2014 | 16:20When we first heard from Wren Kaufman, he was starting grade seven at a new school, openly identifying as a transgender youth. Now, he's won official recognition with a new Alberta birth certificate.
The CurrentDo people with accents face discrimination? - July 25, 2014Jul 25, 2014 | 21:56New research suggests people often face discrimination because of the way they sound, and that even a person's dialect can influence the way they're perceived by others.
The CurrentCelebrated photojournalist Larry Towell on photographing the revolution in Ukraine - July 25, 2014Jul 25, 2014 | 23:57The Canadian photojournalist joins us to explain what he looks for when he takes a picture, and why he feels the need to go looking.
The CurrentGazans want a ceasefire that does more than just end violence - July 24, 2014Jul 24, 2014 | 21:57Israel and Hamas have stated their conditions for a ceasefire. And while Gazans want an end to the bombing and shelling, many also fear a return to the status quo.
The CurrentUnfaithful in Rome: Women on their love affairs with Catholic priests - July 24, 2014Jul 24, 2014 | 23:58Maria Grazia Fillipucci speaks out about what she and dozens of other women in Rome have in common: love affairs with Catholic priests.