Jun 19, 2013 | 22:00The Current Politics, Leaks and the PMO Audio
The Current Politics, Leaks and the PMO Jun 19, 2013 | 22:00A venomous session of Parliament has now adjourned after months of attacks and counter-attacks, a spending scandal in the Senate that will linger into summer and a Conservative preoccupation with the new Liberal leader. Time to talk politics.
Jun 19, 2013 | 23:59The Current The evolutionary power of Denial Audio
The Current The evolutionary power of Denial Jun 19, 2013 | 23:59Ajit Varki believes that to really understand how we reached the top of the evolutionary ladder you have to be in denial. He shares his theories on how Denial, Self-Deception and False Beliefs allowed humans to surpass other species, to survive and think.
Jun 18, 2013 | 50:01The Current What happened to Betty Anne Gagnon? Audio
The Current What happened to Betty Anne Gagnon? Jun 18, 2013 | 50:01Betty Anne Gagnon's mental disabilities did not prevent her from living an independent life and even holding down a job. She did need help. Yet in her final days she seems to have been completely abandoned. How could Betty Anne have been left so alone?
Jun 17, 2013 | 25:33The Current The Apostrophe Catastrophe Audio
The Current The Apostrophe Catastrophe Jun 17, 2013 | 25:33Mistaken, misused, texted out of existence by the flurry of the thumb. The Society for the Protection of the Apostrophe is trying to save the apostrophe from atrophy, even as Kill-the-Apotrosphe.com aims for assassination. What's next? The hyphen?
Jun 14, 2013 | 27:30The Current Are we living in 1984? Audio
The Current Are we living in 1984? Jun 14, 2013 | 27:30Sales of George Orwell's novel 1984 spiked following revelations of the US domestic surveillance program. Writer Joyce Carol Oates isn't surprised. She believes 2013 is the new 1984 with a little Brave New World thrown in.
Jun 13, 2013 | 21:59The Current Trouble in Lululemon-land? Audio
The Current Trouble in Lululemon-land? Jun 13, 2013 | 21:59Lululemon’s CEO is gone and stock prices are tumbling … yet it is still the most valuable retail brand in Canada with what you could call a cult following. Will that be enough to keep Lululemon strong?