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The Current - Checking-In on hacking medical devices, sex-ed and sexting - Feb 26, 2015Feb 26, 2015 | 27:30The Current Checking-In on hacking medical devices, sex-ed and sexting - Feb 26, 2015 Audio
The Current Checking-In on hacking medical devices, sex-ed and sexting - Feb 26, 2015 Feb 26, 2015 | 27:30Our discussion with Marc Goodman this week on hackeing implanted pacemakers set more than a few hearts beating faster. We Check-In on your thoughts as we follow up on the challenges of sex ed, the perils of sexting and the prospect of hacking pacemakers.
The Current - Critics wary of fast-tracking Bill C-51 with minimal oversight - Feb 26, 2015Feb 26, 2015 | 22:00The Current Critics wary of fast-tracking Bill C-51 with minimal oversight - Feb 26, 2015 Audio
The Current Critics wary of fast-tracking Bill C-51 with minimal oversight - Feb 26, 2015 Feb 26, 2015 | 22:00Just after 9-11, the Liberals were criticized for their luxurious pace on anti-terror legislation. Now the speed the Conservative govt is pushing through Bill C-51 is up for debate. Tom Mulcair, Wayne Easter and Stockwell Day join us to discuss Bill C-51.
The Current - Teen charged for sexting with distributing child pornography - Feb 25, 2015Feb 25, 2015 | 27:29The Current Teen charged for sexting with distributing child pornography - Feb 25, 2015 Audio
The Current Teen charged for sexting with distributing child pornography - Feb 25, 2015 Feb 25, 2015 | 27:29It was a love triangle among teens that included sexting and sharing nude photos. One of them was charged and found guilty of possession and distribution of child pornography. Critics argue the law used to convict her was never meant to be used this way.
The Current - 23 year-old Canadian woman joins ISIS in Syria - Feb 25, 2015Feb 25, 2015 | 21:58The Current 23 year-old Canadian woman joins ISIS in Syria - Feb 25, 2015 Audio
The Current 23 year-old Canadian woman joins ISIS in Syria - Feb 25, 2015 Feb 25, 2015 | 21:58She left without telling her family, calling when she arrived in Syria. It was an online religious course that led a moderate Muslim Canadian, 23 year-old, towards a female ISIS recruiter. Natalie Clancy brings us the story of a young woman lost to ISIS.
The Current - Israeli PM Netanyahu contradicts the Mossad on Iran's nuclear threat - Feb 25, 2015Feb 25, 2015 | 25:00The Current Israeli PM Netanyahu contradicts the Mossad on Iran's nuclear threat - Feb 25, 2015 Audio
The Current Israeli PM Netanyahu contradicts the Mossad on Iran's nuclear threat - Feb 25, 2015 Feb 25, 2015 | 25:00Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned the UN that Iran was months away from having nuclear weapons. But a leaked document suggests Netanyahu's own intelligence agency was contradicting him on Iran's ability to make a nuclear bomb. Or was it?
The Current - Women get ahead in Canada's public service - Feb 24, 2015Feb 24, 2015 | 27:30The Current Women get ahead in Canada's public service - Feb 24, 2015 Audio
The Current Women get ahead in Canada's public service - Feb 24, 2015 Feb 24, 2015 | 27:30Twenty-five years ago, women made up 14 per cent of Canada's federal public service. Today, they make up 55 per cent. Our project By Design looks at what went right and what's still to be done.
The Current - Cyber criminals target implanted medical devices to hack remotely - Feb 24, 2015Feb 24, 2015 | 25:00The Current Cyber criminals target implanted medical devices to hack remotely - Feb 24, 2015 Audio
The Current Cyber criminals target implanted medical devices to hack remotely - Feb 24, 2015 Feb 24, 2015 | 25:00Marc Goodman used to be a Futurist-in-Residence for the FBI figuring out how criminal minds would use new technology to kill. He explains why criminals are head with the latest technology and why some hackers are targeting pacemakers and insulin pumps.
The Current - Parents debate merits of Ontario's new sex-ed curriculum - Feb 24, 2015Feb 24, 2015 | 21:58The Current Parents debate merits of Ontario's new sex-ed curriculum - Feb 24, 2015 Audio
The Current Parents debate merits of Ontario's new sex-ed curriculum - Feb 24, 2015 Feb 24, 2015 | 21:58Sex-ed in the 60s didn't have LGBTQ in the lexicon, sexting didn't exist and contraception was rudimentary. Some of that is still missing in today's sex ed classes. But now Ontario is revising sex education and some parents believe its too much.
The Current - The Design Behind ... Rubik's Cube - Feb 23, 2015Feb 23, 2015 | 3:12The Current The Design Behind ... Rubik's Cube - Feb 23, 2015 Audio
The Current The Design Behind ... Rubik's Cube - Feb 23, 2015 Feb 23, 2015 | 3:12Paul Hoffman of the Liberty Science Center in New Jersey has designed a 7,000 square feet museum exhibition detailing the math, science and secrets of the Rubik's cube. He shares the story behind the invention of the 3X3X3 cube puzzle.
The Current - Public Health experts want nosodes taken off the market - Feb 23, 2015Feb 23, 2015 | 27:30The Current Public Health experts want nosodes taken off the market - Feb 23, 2015 Audio
The Current Public Health experts want nosodes taken off the market - Feb 23, 2015 Feb 23, 2015 | 27:30Nosodes are homeopathic vaccines, meant to ward off everything from measles to the flu, but with no peer-reviewed science. Canadian homeopaths are still recommending them to parents and public health experts want Health Canada to tighten the rules.
The Current - SaskPower's Carbon Capture clean energy project debatable, despite success - Feb 23, 2015Feb 23, 2015 | 25:00The Current SaskPower's Carbon Capture clean energy project debatable, despite success - Feb 23, 2015 Audio
The Current SaskPower's Carbon Capture clean energy project debatable, despite success - Feb 23, 2015 Feb 23, 2015 | 25:00SaskPower is burning coal and capturing its emissions with the first Carbon Capture and Storage operation, surpassing expectations. But what some say is an environmentally responsible way to use fossil fuel, critics argue it enables bad energy policy.
The Current - Critics warn Bill C51 not receiving the scrutiny it needs - Feb 23, 2015Feb 23, 2015 | 22:00The Current Critics warn Bill C51 not receiving the scrutiny it needs - Feb 23, 2015 Audio
The Current Critics warn Bill C51 not receiving the scrutiny it needs - Feb 23, 2015 Feb 23, 2015 | 22:00George Orwell's characters in a dystopian 1984 argued that the public needed to be protected from threats it could not see, regardless of what people did or did not understand. Critics of Canada's new anti-terror legislation don't like the parallels.
Cross Country Checkup - February 22, 2015 - Anti-terror billFeb 22, 2015 | 1:53:00Cross Country Checkup February 22, 2015 - Anti-terror bill Audio
Cross Country Checkup February 22, 2015 - Anti-terror bill Feb 22, 2015 | 1:53:00Is the government's proposed anti-terror bill what Canadians need to stay safe?
The Current - Muslim leaders strategize to dissuade converts from radicalizationFeb 20, 2015 | 25:55The Current Muslim leaders strategize to dissuade converts from radicalization Audio
The Current Muslim leaders strategize to dissuade converts from radicalization Feb 20, 2015 | 25:55The fight against violent extremism has hit home in recent months. We hear from a Canadian imam who's developed a tool to detect potential radicals. It's a checklist he uses on new converts and he thinks it should go into wide circulation.
The Current - Reclaiming the word 'Slut' has some feminists shouting NO - Feb 20, 2015Feb 20, 2015 | 25:00The Current Reclaiming the word 'Slut' has some feminists shouting NO - Feb 20, 2015 Audio
The Current Reclaiming the word 'Slut' has some feminists shouting NO - Feb 20, 2015 Feb 20, 2015 | 25:00Thanks to events like SlutWalk, young women and girls are embracing the term, reclaiming it , and using its power in a subversive way. But not every feminist thinks that rehabilitating the word 'Slut' points in the direction we should be heading.

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