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The Current - why we need to get over our fear of bearsMay 14, 2013 | 27:28The Current why we need to get over our fear of bears Audio
The Current why we need to get over our fear of bears May 14, 2013 | 27:28You may recognize Yogi as smarter than the average bear but the point is bears are smart and the former Superintendent of Banff National Park believes we must get over our fear of them and co-exist in a different way.
The Current - Lady Carnarvon and the real Downton AbbeyOct 14, 2013 | 22:37The Current Lady Carnarvon and the real Downton Abbey Audio
The Current Lady Carnarvon and the real Downton Abbey Oct 14, 2013 | 22:37Fans of Downton Abbey know the program is shot on a real estate known as Highclere Castle in southern England. And the real Countess is a cheery sort as well. We speak to Lady Carnarvon about the real Downton Abbey.
The Current - Does slang have a place in the classroom? - Oct 23, 2013Oct 23, 2013 | 26:44The Current Does slang have a place in the classroom? - Oct 23, 2013 Audio
The Current Does slang have a place in the classroom? - Oct 23, 2013 Oct 23, 2013 | 26:44A school in the country that invented the English language is fed up with some of the words invented by its young. It's banned the use of some slang in its classrooms. Barmy to some, Pukka to others. We find out what all the pen and ink's about.
The Current - Why elderly men have the highest suicide rate in Canada - Nov 5, 2013Nov 5, 2013 | 23:59The Current Why elderly men have the highest suicide rate in Canada - Nov 5, 2013 Audio
The Current Why elderly men have the highest suicide rate in Canada - Nov 5, 2013 Nov 5, 2013 | 23:59A double suicide in Toronto last week is not only disturbing, it's thrown a light on an equally disturbing trend. Elderly men have the highest suicide rate in Canada - by far. We find out why, and what might be done about it.
The Current - "Dollars and Sex" with co-authors Gail Vaz-Oxlade and Marina AdshadeNov 7, 2013 | 27:29The Current "Dollars and Sex" with co-authors Gail Vaz-Oxlade and Marina Adshade Audio
The Current "Dollars and Sex" with co-authors Gail Vaz-Oxlade and Marina Adshade Nov 7, 2013 | 27:29The economy can do much to explain the dynamic between lovers because it affects everything from bargaining power to the market for singles. Our Project Money explores that equation with Gail Vaz-Oxlade and Marina Adshade, author of ‘Dollars and Sex’.
The Current - Paxton's victim: What I endured is torture (Exclusive) - Part 2Nov 25, 2013 | 23:58The Current Paxton's victim: What I endured is torture (Exclusive) - Part 2 Audio
The Current Paxton's victim: What I endured is torture (Exclusive) - Part 2 Nov 25, 2013 | 23:58We continue our discussion on torture and changing the criminal code and hear from two women who have been campaigning for 20-yrs for non-state torture to be added to the criminal code, and from a lawyer who is not convinced it's the right legal route.
The Current - Vulnerable LGBT Homeless Youth - Sept 10, 2013Sep 10, 2013 | 25:32The Current Vulnerable LGBT Homeless Youth - Sept 10, 2013 Audio
The Current Vulnerable LGBT Homeless Youth - Sept 10, 2013 Sep 10, 2013 | 25:32It’s hard enough to be 18-yrs-old and homeless when you are transitioning from male to female in a shelter where the rules don’t fit. Today we're looking at challenges facing LGBT youth now considered the most vulnerable of vulnerable homeless people.
The Current - Are pop stars like Miley Cyrus empowered or exploited? - Oct 7, 2013Oct 7, 2013 | 24:22The Current Are pop stars like Miley Cyrus empowered or exploited? - Oct 7, 2013 Audio
The Current Are pop stars like Miley Cyrus empowered or exploited? - Oct 7, 2013 Oct 7, 2013 | 24:22The Disney darling Miley Cyrus has ditched the cherubic child act for one that has her twerking her way through performances. Sinead O'Connor doesn't like it ... Cyrus' fans seem to love it. But the question remains, Is she being empowered or exploited?
The Current - Paxton's victim: What I endured is torture (Exclusive) - Part 1Nov 25, 2013 | 21:59The Current Paxton's victim: What I endured is torture (Exclusive) - Part 1 Audio
The Current Paxton's victim: What I endured is torture (Exclusive) - Part 1 Nov 25, 2013 | 21:59The victim of an incomprehensible crime speaks publicly for the first time about his months of torment at the hands of a former friend and his efforts to have the crime of torture added to the Criminal Code.
The Current - Could an app help stem domestic violence? - Dec 17th, 2013Dec 17, 2013 | 27:29The Current Could an app help stem domestic violence? - Dec 17th, 2013 Audio
The Current Could an app help stem domestic violence? - Dec 17th, 2013 Dec 17, 2013 | 27:29A mother who lost her daughter to a violent boyfriend hopes the lessons learned will save other women's lives. She's helping to promote a smartphone app that may warn women of dangerous partners.
The Current - Questioning Teen Sick-LitJan 9, 2013 | 27:28The Current Questioning Teen Sick-Lit Audio
The Current Questioning Teen Sick-Lit Jan 9, 2013 | 27:28From suicide ... to cutting .. to cancer ...the young adult literature flying off bookstore shelves features terminally-ill and depressed teens with titles such as "By the Time You Read This I'll Be Dead" ..."Never Eighteen" ..."Before I Die" ... "Vampire stories are so Yesterday". Welcome to the world of Sick-Lit, a genre that has critics questioning and others grateful that plots concerning illness, depression and sexuality are finally reflecting their young worlds.
The Current - Cleaning up the payday loan industryFeb 27, 2013 | 22:00The Current Cleaning up the payday loan industry Audio
The Current Cleaning up the payday loan industry Feb 27, 2013 | 22:00Ontario's new premier may think there's a rein on payday loan companies but their level of creativity appears to be almost as high as the interest rates they charge. In some Canadian provinces and across the U.S., these so-called lenders of last resort are finding new ways to skirt the rules. Today, calls for reform in what one man calls ...the poverty industry.
The Current - Learning animal language from prairie dogsJun 21, 2013 | 24:00The Current Learning animal language from prairie dogs Audio
The Current Learning animal language from prairie dogs Jun 21, 2013 | 24:00Anyone who's yearned to understand animals might jump for joy as a result of work done at Northern Arizona University. Researchers believe they've decoded some prairie dog language -- and it may lead to new ways of understanding animal talk.
The Current - The Nazi Midwife with Gina RoitmanAug 22, 2013 | 23:59The Current The Nazi Midwife with Gina Roitman Audio
The Current The Nazi Midwife with Gina Roitman Aug 22, 2013 | 23:59Gina Roitman was born close to a displaced persons camp after the second world war. Years later, she learned the truth and horrors about a woman she calls the Nazi Midwife. We talk with Gina Roitman about her chilling documentary.
The Current - Ryan Stiles and Colin Mochrie: A Great Canadian Bromance - Sept 13, 2013Sep 13, 2013 | 10:55The Current Ryan Stiles and Colin Mochrie: A Great Canadian Bromance - Sept 13, 2013 Audio
The Current Ryan Stiles and Colin Mochrie: A Great Canadian Bromance - Sept 13, 2013 Sep 13, 2013 | 10:55The show wouldn't be complete without a conversation with best bud co-star Ryan Stiles, actor, comedian and improv star from "Whose Line Is It Anyway?". Ryan and Colin rekindle their bromance.

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