Oct 12, 2010 | 22:20The Current #9: Minnie McCurdy Audio
The Current #9: Minnie McCurdy Oct 12, 2010 | 22:20Minnie McCurdy is 103 years old. Steven Bickerstaffe is half her age - young enough to be her grandson. And they've been best friends for more than three decades. We have a documentary that proves that friendship truly does come in all forms.
Oct 25, 2010 | 1:57The Current # 12: Harry McQueen Audio
The Current # 12: Harry McQueen Oct 25, 2010 | 1:57Harry McQueen is 101 years old. He lives in Toronto and will be heading to the polls today to vote for a new Mayor. He has cast a ballot in every municipal election since the late 1920s. Our producer, Vanessa Greco caught up with him at his home to talk politics.
Nov 5, 2010 | 4:40The Current #13: Dr. Nigel Rusted Audio
The Current #13: Dr. Nigel Rusted Nov 5, 2010 | 4:40Meet Dr. Nigel Rusted, he's a retired physician who drives his prized blue Buick and lives in St. John's. The CBC's Marie Wadden met Dr. Rusted in his Victoria home to hear about the stories behind the momentos of his career.
Oct 14, 2010 | 3:35The Current # 10 - Khanom Zrein Harris (100 yrs old) Audio
The Current # 10 - Khanom Zrein Harris (100 yrs old) Oct 14, 2010 | 3:35Meet Khanom Zrein Harris, 100 years old. She is a fiercely independent woman in amazing health. She doesn't need a walker. She uses glasses only for reading. She watches arabic shows on satellite TV. And she says her daily prayers towards Mecca.
Oct 21, 2010 | 1:21The Current #11: Irene Haugen Audio
The Current #11: Irene Haugen Oct 21, 2010 | 1:21Meet Irene Haugen, a 105-year-old retired nurse who knew Brother Andre. They met 85 yeras ago in Saint John when she was a student nurse. She tells us about that night she attended to Brother Andrew in hospital.
Nov 9, 2010 | 6:09The Current #14: Leo Zelikowski Audio
The Current #14: Leo Zelikowski Nov 9, 2010 | 6:09On December 21st, 1943, Léo Zelikowski was arrested as part of a roundup of Jews. He was shipped off to Auschwitz and during the so-called death march, he escaped. It took decades before Léo was able to talk about his time in Auschwitz but he wants to make sure that what happened to him and to millions of other Jews is never forgotten.