Day 6Will driverless technology make Alberta's truckers obsolete?Jun 19, 2015 | 14:14Last week, Suncor Energy Inc. signed an agreement to buy 175 driverless trucks for its Alberta operations - with plans to replace its entire fleet of heavy haulers by the end of the decade. Local union members fear major job losses. But industry expert Barrie Kirk says the trucks are here to stay.
The CurrentPets' ecological pawprint has physicist asking is it time to eat the dog? - June 22, 2015Jun 22, 2015 | 25:00Are pets our loyal companions or lunch? A climate scientist says our pets are methane-producing, meat-eating monsters and as such a major environmental concern. He says it's time to rethink our relationship with them and maybe even time to eat the dog.
IdeasMiss Understanding and Miss BehaviourJun 18, 2015 | 53:57Is drag a mockery of femininity, an earnest tribute, or something else entirely? Willow Yamauchi, a drag queen's daughter, unpacks her father's gowns, secrets, and illusions, and works through his little black book to find his answers - and her own.
QShad: when politics and entertainment collideJun 18, 2015 | 2:00Shad wraps up the week with a reflection on the cross-pollination of politics and entertainment, when it works and when it most certainly doesn't.
The CurrentGoldman Sachs tells interns to go home...by midnight - June 19, 2015Jun 19, 2015 | 22:00When the clock strikes twelve, interns at Goldman-Sachs have been told to leave the office, and get some shut eye. That leaves only a mere 17 hours a day to work. Working till you can't work any more is endemic in our culture, but at what personal cost?