Writers and CompanyEric Bogosian InterviewMay 24, 2015 | 52:26Actor, playwright and novelist Eric Bogosian has a new non-fiction book about the Armenian genocide of one hundred years ago. It's called "Operation Nemesis."
The Current50 fentanyl deaths in Alberta calls for more treatment centres - May 26, 2015May 26, 2015 | 22:00In the first two months of this year, Alberta set a disturbing provincial record – 50 fatal fentanyl drug overdoses. Anecdotally,many of those who buy fentanyl on the streets, don’t know what they’re taking …confusing it with other opiates .
The 180How sports could save Canada's economyJan 22, 2015 | 3:29Forget better oil prices-- public policy student Justin Bedi says pro sports is the answer to Canada's economic woes. We gave him 180 seconds to explain.
Day 6Should gas pumps have climate change warning labels?May 22, 2015 | 7:52Our Horizon's Rob Shirkey wants gas pumps to have warning labels about climate change to help curb emissions. But Alex Scholten, President of the Canadian Convenience Store Association, says the idea's just a regulatory burden.
The CurrentBin Laden's book list reveals how we judge people by their library - May 25, 2015May 25, 2015 | 27:28Osama bin Laden had an English-language reading list that spanned critiques of democracy, explorations of religious extremism, and musings on 9-11 conspiracies. So what can we learn about bin Laden by the books on his shelves?
The 180Should you get to vote if you don't have your citizenship?May 22, 2015 | 6:54The editorial board at one of Canada's biggest newspapers has done a 180 on civic elections, and this week it's asking the mayor of Canada's biggest city to do the same.
WireTapSpring FeverMay 15, 2015 | 25:33Spring is in the air and Jonathan Goldstein is ready to shed his parka for some more vibrant attire. And a man attending a silent meditation retreat falls for a woman without exchanging a word.
IdeasMcLaren in 4D - Artist, Activist, Dreamer and FriendMay 13, 2015 | 53:58At the close of filmmaker Norman McLaren's centenary, Crystal Chan tells us the story of the movie magician. Winner of hundreds of awards, including an Oscar, McLaren founded the National Film Board's animation studio.
The CurrentIreland votes in historic same-sex marriage referendum - May 22, 2015May 22, 2015 | 22:00Today, Ireland votes in a referendum deciding whether to legalize same-sex marriage. There is real support for a yes vote. But The Catholic Church is fighting against what it sees as a fundamental redefinition of marriage, and Irish society.
Day 6Why UK musical festivals are cracking down on laughing gasMay 15, 2015 | 7:41Nitrous oxide, or "laughing gas" is becoming a common sight at music festivals in the UK. Canadian author and scientist Zoe Cormier talks about why festivals will have a tough time getting the drug off their fields.
TapestryTapestry - Dear Grads: Above all, Be KindMay 14, 2015 | 19:25If you could go back and tell your younger self the most important thing you've learned, what would you say? The writer George Saunders tried it during a commencement speech - and his message went viral.
The CurrentCourt cuts bank robber's sentence to avoid deportation to Syria - May 21, 2015May 21, 2015 | 21:58Canada's so-called Faster Removal of Foreign Criminals Act says non-citizens sentenced to more than 6 months in jail must be deported. But what if deportation of someone convicted of a crime here would land them in the midst of a vicious war back home?