The CurrentElection 2015: Leaders debate kicks campaign trail into high gear - August 7, 2015Aug 7, 2015 | 20:11The first Leaders debate could pave the way for the election because it is the first time that all four leaders will be together presenting their platforms, and the debate being dubbed as the real start of the election.
The CurrentGot milk? Author argues it's time to ditch the dairy - August 6, 2015Aug 6, 2015 | 24:14Milk is something most Canadians consume every day. But now a new book questions why that food should have its own food group. And that has sparked a debate on why milk should take such a special place in our diets.
The CurrentStatehood may be Puerto Rico's debt crisis solution - August 6, 2015Aug 6, 2015 | 20:08Puerto Rico's economic meltdown suggests its half-in / half-out relationship with the US isn't working because its citizens are getting too many of the disadvantages and not enough of the advantages.
The CurrentAn inside look at the harsh realities of homelessness - August 5, 2015Aug 5, 2015 | 24:33For all too many people in Canada, a place to live is something they can only wish for. We take an insider's look at the struggle homeless individuals face on the street.
The CurrentVICE's Broadly sparks debate around niche-ification of women's voices - August 5, 2015Aug 5, 2015 | 20:14Broadly is the new women's issues website just launched by Vice. It joins the ranks of Jezebel and other female-focused sites, but is it right to isolate women's issues?
The CurrentLeaked IAAF files rekindle argument to legalize doping in sport - August 4, 2015Aug 4, 2015 | 20:15Leaked documents from the International Association of Athletics Federations — which suggest the world of track and field is rife with doping — is adding fuel to those who argue we should allow doping in sports.
The CurrentSoldier's suicide propels a family's quest for answers - August 4, 2015Aug 4, 2015 | 24:01Nearly three years after their daughter's death, Rick and Ellen Rogers are still fighting to get to the truth about why the career soldier ended up killing herself.
The CurrentLong campaign trail ahead means all eyes on the economy - August 3, 2015Aug 3, 2015 | 20:17Research shows Harper's move to a longer campaign might not work in his favour because the longer the campaign, the more we focus on the economy — which might not be as strong as the Conservatives think or wish.
The Current'Lesser Beasts' explores our uneasy relationship with the humble pig - August 3, 2015Aug 3, 2015 | 24:44The humble pig has been with us for a long stretch of human history. But it's a frequently misunderstood animal — and an unloved one, despite everything that it's done for us.
The CurrentFederal election 2015: Long campaign may not help HarperJul 31, 2015 | 20:02The accepted narrative across the country seems to be that a long election will benefit Stephen Harper and the Conservatives... but that narrative may be too simple.
The CurrentMindfulness meditation moves into the classroom - July 31, 2015Jul 31, 2015 | 22:25Mindfulness has been making its way into the curriculum at more and more Canadian schools, but consciousness raising in the classroom has led to raised eyebrows from some parents.
The CurrentDonald Sutherland calls on expats to fight for voting rights - July 30, 2015Jul 30, 2015 | 22:00They may live in Los Angeles, London or Dubai... but they are Canadians. And many want their right to vote here in their home country. But last week, long-term Canadian expats lost that right. Is this even constitutional?
The CurrentIt's time to talk about end-of-life and palliative care - July 30, 2015Jul 30, 2015 | 25:00Following yesterday's conversation about "Being Mortal", we bring together a panel of palliative care experts to talk about talking care in our final days. They say the situation Dr. Atul Gawande described is true in Canada as well.
The CurrentDonald Sutherland calls on expats to fight for voting rightsJul 30, 2015 | 20:01They may live in Los Angeles, London or Dubai... but they are Canadians. And many want their right to vote here in their home country. But last week, long-term Canadian expats lost that right. Is this even constitutional?
The CurrentDutee Chand wins case for high testosterone female athletes - July 29, 2015Jul 29, 2015 | 22:00Sprinter Dutee Chand's dreams were dashed when she was barred from competition because her body naturally produces high levels of testosterone. She challenged the rules and won a landmark case. Today, we explore the race to rethink sex, gender and sport.