May 8, 2013 | 27:28The Current Unrepentant: Lorne Campbell Audio
The Current Unrepentant: Lorne Campbell May 8, 2013 | 27:28Lorne Campbell was 16 when he began wearing the colours of Satan's Choice, eventually migrating to Hell's Angels. He says he liked the motorcycles and the loyalty of the other guys and the beatings and shooting were simply the cost of crossing his gang.
Feb 13, 2013 | 24:00The Current Patients without Doctors, Doctors without Jobs Audio
The Current Patients without Doctors, Doctors without Jobs Feb 13, 2013 | 24:00There are more than 4 million Canadians who can't find a family doctor. Anecdotally, we know lots of people wait months to see a specialist. And yet unemployment rates are as high as 16% for some recently-graduated medical specialists. Medical students say it is time to change the system, they want access to better data so they know which careers to pursue and where they are wanted and needed.
Feb 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.
Mar 1, 2013 | 21:58The Current The impact of basketball diplomacy on U.S. - North Korean relations Audio
The Current The impact of basketball diplomacy on U.S. - North Korean relations Mar 1, 2013 | 21:58Former pro basketball player Dennis Rodman is in North Korea today. His trip has US policy-makers and pundits concerned the visit may undermine the West's policy goals there. We debate whether on the basketball mad Korean Peninsula there's such a thing as basketball diplomacy. Or is Dennis Rodman just shoring up a regime with little regard for human rights?
Mar 1, 2013 | 26:29The Current Why internet addiction is a controversial diagnosis Audio
The Current Why internet addiction is a controversial diagnosis Mar 1, 2013 | 26:29Isaac Vaisberg is a self-described recovering Internet addict. He's getting treatment through a pioneering new program in Washington State. And this spring, Internet Use Disorder will be officially recognized as an area that warrants further study. But not everyone thinks this is progress.
Mar 19, 2013 | 21:45The Current Getting tough on tax evasion Audio
The Current Getting tough on tax evasion Mar 19, 2013 | 21:45Finance Minister Jim Flaherty is getting ready to table the federal government's so-called 'austerity budget.' But some say Canada would be in better financial shape if the government put more money into catching tax cheats.