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The Current - From The Current Archives: Faint Warning by Bob Carty (Feb 2004)Sep 25, 2014 | 36:07The Current From The Current Archives: Faint Warning by Bob Carty (Feb 2004) Audio
The Current From The Current Archives: Faint Warning by Bob Carty (Feb 2004) Sep 25, 2014 | 36:07Last weekend, the CBC lost a talented journalist to cancer, Bob Carty. From our archives, here is a Bob with a series on adverse drug reactions and Canada`s system for surveying drugs. After Faint Warning aired, Health Canada made changes to its system.
The Current - Checking-In: Fair wages for cheerleaders, marshmallows testing self-control, worry about the Voyager and travelling with Ian Wright - Sept 25, 2014Sep 25, 2014 | 27:30The Current Checking-In: Fair wages for cheerleaders, marshmallows testing self-control, worry about the Voyager and travelling with Ian Wright - Sept 25, 2014 Audio
The Current Checking-In: Fair wages for cheerleaders, marshmallows testing self-control, worry about the Voyager and travelling with Ian Wright - Sept 25, 2014 Sep 25, 2014 | 27:30Better wages for cheerleaders and better outcomes for those with self control. We look back on our listeners' thoughts of the week. Plus, we travel with Globe Trekker Ian Wright and Chris Hadfield helps a child with his worry about the Voyager spacecraft.
The Current - Order in the House: NDP Leader Tom Mulcair says, `Mr. speaker, we ask you to enforce the rules on Question Period' - Sept 25, 2014Sep 25, 2014 | 25:00The Current Order in the House: NDP Leader Tom Mulcair says, `Mr. speaker, we ask you to enforce the rules on Question Period' - Sept 25, 2014 Audio
The Current Order in the House: NDP Leader Tom Mulcair says, `Mr. speaker, we ask you to enforce the rules on Question Period' - Sept 25, 2014 Sep 25, 2014 | 25:00When the leader of the Opposition, Tom Mulcair asked about Canada's mission in Iraq in Question Period, he was taunted by a Parliamentary Secretary who berated the NDP on Israel. Tom Mulcair explains what he says needs to be done to fix Question Period.
The Current - The Design Behind ... The MicrowaveSep 24, 2014 | 2:32The Current The Design Behind ... The Microwave Audio
The Current The Design Behind ... The Microwave Sep 24, 2014 | 2:32In 1945 Percy Spencer noticed the chocolate bar in his pocket melted when standing in front of a magnetron, an electronic vacuum tube that generates high-frequency radio waves. Our producer, Howard Goldenthal tells us the story behind the microwave.
The Current - Saving Raju: The fight for freedom and respect for elephants - Sept 24, 2014Sep 24, 2014 | 22:57The Current Saving Raju: The fight for freedom and respect for elephants - Sept 24, 2014 Audio
The Current Saving Raju: The fight for freedom and respect for elephants - Sept 24, 2014 Sep 24, 2014 | 22:57After 50 years in captivity, chained, hobbled and abused the elephant called Raju is said to have cried at his freedom. Today we hear from the man trying to put an end to India's long practice of brutalizing majestic animals in the name of entertainment.
The Current - Allison Woyiwada had no speech or memory after brain surgery but she had music - Sept 24, 2014Sep 24, 2014 | 25:00The Current Allison Woyiwada had no speech or memory after brain surgery but she had music - Sept 24, 2014 Audio
The Current Allison Woyiwada had no speech or memory after brain surgery but she had music - Sept 24, 2014 Sep 24, 2014 | 25:00After complicated brain surgery, Allison Woyiwada's family was heartbroken to witness all that she'd lost. But then they realized she still had her music. Julie Ireton brings us the story of one woman's remarkable comeback through the music she loved.
The Current - In Syria, Airstrikes against ISIS, but not against Assad - Sept 24, 2014Sep 24, 2014 | 22:00The Current In Syria, Airstrikes against ISIS, but not against Assad - Sept 24, 2014 Audio
The Current In Syria, Airstrikes against ISIS, but not against Assad - Sept 24, 2014 Sep 24, 2014 | 22:00Almost four years into a brutal war in which Western allies have been averse to airborne action against Assad, the bombing of ISIS targets by the U.S. and five Arab state allies is raising fears that the goal of ousting the Assad regime is on hold.
The Current - Virtual vacations through a real-life Teleporter may sound exciting but some are lamenting technology is ruining travel - Sept 23, 2014Sep 23, 2014 | 24:56The Current Virtual vacations through a real-life Teleporter may sound exciting but some are lamenting technology is ruining travel - Sept 23, 2014 Audio
The Current Virtual vacations through a real-life Teleporter may sound exciting but some are lamenting technology is ruining travel - Sept 23, 2014 Sep 23, 2014 | 24:56The Starship Enterprise introduced us to the transporter beam and now a real-life Teleporter offers hassle-free-travel. Marriott hotels' new travel booth lets guests take virtual vacations but some travellers say it takes the thrill out of travel.
The Current - The 'marshmallow test' of almost 50 years shows self-control can be learned - Sept 23, 2014Sep 23, 2014 | 25:00The Current The 'marshmallow test' of almost 50 years shows self-control can be learned - Sept 23, 2014 Audio
The Current The 'marshmallow test' of almost 50 years shows self-control can be learned - Sept 23, 2014 Sep 23, 2014 | 25:00Remember the Marshmallow Test? A young child is tempted with one treat. If that child can resist until the adult returns, two marshmallows are rewarded. Meet the man behind the Marshmallow Test and one of his original subjects still being tracked.
The Current - Oh, Canada: Why is Prime Minister Harper not attending the UN's Climate Summit? - Sept 23, 2014Sep 23, 2014 | 22:00The Current Oh, Canada: Why is Prime Minister Harper not attending the UN's Climate Summit? - Sept 23, 2014 Audio
The Current Oh, Canada: Why is Prime Minister Harper not attending the UN's Climate Summit? - Sept 23, 2014 Sep 23, 2014 | 22:00As world leaders from 125 countries meet in New York for the largest gathering of its kind on climate change, Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper will not attend, even though he'll be in town. Mixed messages? Or a clear message?
The Current - Ebola epidemic threatens economic catastrophe in West Africa - Sept 22, 2014Sep 22, 2014 | 22:00The Current Ebola epidemic threatens economic catastrophe in West Africa - Sept 22, 2014 Audio
The Current Ebola epidemic threatens economic catastrophe in West Africa - Sept 22, 2014 Sep 22, 2014 | 22:00The Ebola outbreak in West Africa not only threatens lives... it also threatens livelihoods and economies of entire countries. We look at the economic outlooks of Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone.
The Current - After 'Blackfish' backlash, SeaWorld and commercial aquariums face pressure to re-design - Sept 22, 2014Sep 22, 2014 | 25:00The Current After 'Blackfish' backlash, SeaWorld and commercial aquariums face pressure to re-design - Sept 22, 2014 Audio
The Current After 'Blackfish' backlash, SeaWorld and commercial aquariums face pressure to re-design - Sept 22, 2014 Sep 22, 2014 | 25:00As part of our series By Design, we look at the challenges of designing an aquarium that's viable in the face of changing public opinion.
The Current - To fight ISIS, the West must consider financial warfare - Sept 22, 2014Sep 22, 2014 | 27:26The Current To fight ISIS, the West must consider financial warfare - Sept 22, 2014 Audio
The Current To fight ISIS, the West must consider financial warfare - Sept 22, 2014 Sep 22, 2014 | 27:26ISIS may be the wealthiest terrorist organization in the world. The terror group does not depend on foreign patrons. In fact, evidence suggests ISIS is self-sustaining and its business is not global but local.
Cross Country Checkup - September 21, 2014 - Scottish referendumSep 21, 2014 | 1:53:00Cross Country Checkup September 21, 2014 - Scottish referendum Audio
Cross Country Checkup September 21, 2014 - Scottish referendum Sep 21, 2014 | 1:53:00What are your thoughts on Scotland's referendum?
The Current - The untold story of Canada's role in the Scottish referendum - Sept 19, 2014Sep 19, 2014 | 22:00The Current The untold story of Canada's role in the Scottish referendum - Sept 19, 2014 Audio
The Current The untold story of Canada's role in the Scottish referendum - Sept 19, 2014 Sep 19, 2014 | 22:00Scots helped create an independent Canada -- and even though Scots have voted to stay in their union, Canadians have been instrumental in Scotland's 2014 independence fight. Today, we look at how Canadians have tried to shore up the yes vote.

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