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The Current - Orly Shamir becomes first Canadian to receive 'bionic eye' - Nov 19, 2014Nov 19, 2014 | 27:28The Current Orly Shamir becomes first Canadian to receive 'bionic eye' - Nov 19, 2014 Audio
The Current Orly Shamir becomes first Canadian to receive 'bionic eye' - Nov 19, 2014 Nov 19, 2014 | 27:28As part of our series By Design we hear why doctors believe this kind of technology may transform the lives of the visually impaired.
The Current - VICE Magazine co-founder Suroosh Alvi - March 3, 2014Mar 3, 2014 | 24:00The Current VICE Magazine co-founder Suroosh Alvi - March 3, 2014 Audio
The Current VICE Magazine co-founder Suroosh Alvi - March 3, 2014 Mar 3, 2014 | 24:00In an age of layoffs and shrinking media companies, VICE co-founder Suroosh Alvi stands out with a new business model. He's got a world-wide audience, solidly attracting younger viewers and a journalistic record that varies from stunt to inspired.
The Current - Author Michael Harris argues Stephen Harper is 'profoundly anti-democratic' - Oct 29, 2014Oct 29, 2014 | 26:59The Current Author Michael Harris argues Stephen Harper is 'profoundly anti-democratic' - Oct 29, 2014 Audio
The Current Author Michael Harris argues Stephen Harper is 'profoundly anti-democratic' - Oct 29, 2014 Oct 29, 2014 | 26:59Stephen Harper may have said the public doesn't care about the maneouvres of parliament and the wording of motions but the author of a new book tracking his time in the PMO argues it's Stephen Harper who doesn't care.
The Current - The story of Harry Manson, the first aboriginal person to be inducted into the Soccer Hall of Fame - Nov 7, 2014Nov 7, 2014 | 24:58The Current The story of Harry Manson, the first aboriginal person to be inducted into the Soccer Hall of Fame - Nov 7, 2014 Audio
The Current The story of Harry Manson, the first aboriginal person to be inducted into the Soccer Hall of Fame - Nov 7, 2014 Nov 7, 2014 | 24:58It's been a hundred years since Canada's first aboriginal soccer star stormed onto the pitch. Harry Manson was a member of the Snuneymuxw First Nation on Vancouver Island. This weekend, he will be inducted into the Soccer Hall of Fame.
The Current - Non-aboriginal Canadians need to wake up to the rising power of Aboriginal Peoples - Nov 13, 2014Nov 13, 2014 | 25:00The Current Non-aboriginal Canadians need to wake up to the rising power of Aboriginal Peoples - Nov 13, 2014 Audio
The Current Non-aboriginal Canadians need to wake up to the rising power of Aboriginal Peoples - Nov 13, 2014 Nov 13, 2014 | 25:00Aboriginal youth and a whole new generation of First Nations thinkers are speaking up but arguably non-aboriginal Canadians haven't been listening. We bring you a conversation about empowerment ... in what John Ralston Saul calls "The Comeback".
The Current - Will Band Aid's Christmas single really help fight Ebola? - Nov 20, 2014Nov 20, 2014 | 19:48The Current Will Band Aid's Christmas single really help fight Ebola? - Nov 20, 2014 Audio
The Current Will Band Aid's Christmas single really help fight Ebola? - Nov 20, 2014 Nov 20, 2014 | 19:48Songwriters hope a new version of "Do They Know It's Christmas?" will inspire listeners to fight Ebola. Critics say the fundraising didn't solve the problems thirty years ago with the original song, and is unlikely to this time.
The Current - Prescribing ADHD medication to childrenOct 16, 2012 | 24:00The Current Prescribing ADHD medication to children Audio
The Current Prescribing ADHD medication to children Oct 16, 2012 | 24:00A U.S. doctor says what many suspect is true, that he and others use pharmacology - drugs for ADHD to deal with issues that really need social and economic solutions. Our project Line in The Sand looks at the dilemma of doctors faced with what to do for ADHD-kids in low-income neighbourhoods where the schools can’t afford to help them.
The Current - Are jellyfish taking over the ocean? - Sept 18, 2013Sep 18, 2013 | 27:00The Current Are jellyfish taking over the ocean? - Sept 18, 2013 Audio
The Current Are jellyfish taking over the ocean? - Sept 18, 2013 Sep 18, 2013 | 27:00They can sting, they can kill and they can cause real disagreement back on shore among those trying to read the future of the oceans and signals on climate change. Today, a debate over the jellyfish invasion.
The Current - Susan Delacourt on Shopping For Votes - Oct 3, 2013Oct 3, 2013 | 24:00The Current Susan Delacourt on Shopping For Votes - Oct 3, 2013 Audio
The Current Susan Delacourt on Shopping For Votes - Oct 3, 2013 Oct 3, 2013 | 24:00Journalist Susan Delacourt believes Canadians' relationship with their politicians has changed since the consumer boom of the 1950s. Consumers have wants, she says. Citizens have needs. Susan Delacourt joins us to talk about Shopping For Votes.
The Current - "What happens if it runs into a planet?" A five-year-old boy has questions for Cmdr Chris HadfieldSep 25, 2014 | 5:34The Current "What happens if it runs into a planet?" A five-year-old boy has questions for Cmdr Chris Hadfield Audio
The Current "What happens if it runs into a planet?" A five-year-old boy has questions for Cmdr Chris Hadfield Sep 25, 2014 | 5:34Earlier this month we aired a special science edition of The Current hosted by Astronaut Chris Hadfield. After the special, we heard about a 5-year-old who was worried about the Voyager alone in space. So we asked Chris Hadfield to address his worry.
The Current - A Deadly Wandering: The story of how a moment of texting and driving killed two rocket scientists - Sept 30, 2014Sep 30, 2014 | 25:00The Current A Deadly Wandering: The story of how a moment of texting and driving killed two rocket scientists - Sept 30, 2014 Audio
The Current A Deadly Wandering: The story of how a moment of texting and driving killed two rocket scientists - Sept 30, 2014 Sep 30, 2014 | 25:00An Ontario study suggests teenagers know it's dangerous to drink and drive -- and most don't. But they also know it's dangerous to text while driving -- and that's a behaviour they can't seem to change. We look at how lethal texting and driving can be.
The Current - Me, Myself and Us: Renowned Canadian psychologist tells us how our personalities shape our lives - Oct 21, 2014Oct 21, 2014 | 25:00The Current Me, Myself and Us: Renowned Canadian psychologist tells us how our personalities shape our lives - Oct 21, 2014 Audio
The Current Me, Myself and Us: Renowned Canadian psychologist tells us how our personalities shape our lives - Oct 21, 2014 Oct 21, 2014 | 25:00If you've ever wondered why you act the way you do and whether you can change, it turns out it's probably just as complicated as you feared. Psychologist Brian Little tell us how your personality affects your life and what you can do about it.
The Current - Jian Ghomeshi and the Rush to Judgment - Oct 28, 2014Oct 28, 2014 | 24:58The Current Jian Ghomeshi and the Rush to Judgment - Oct 28, 2014 Audio
The Current Jian Ghomeshi and the Rush to Judgment - Oct 28, 2014 Oct 28, 2014 | 24:58The facts may not be all in, or even understood, in the Jian Ghomeshi file. But lots of people have already made up their minds. Today, we look at how the rush to judgment can be a torrent when celebrity is involved.
The Current - Journalism project uses virtual reality to recreate Syrian conflict - Nov 18, 2014Nov 18, 2014 | 27:29The Current Journalism project uses virtual reality to recreate Syrian conflict - Nov 18, 2014 Audio
The Current Journalism project uses virtual reality to recreate Syrian conflict - Nov 18, 2014 Nov 18, 2014 | 27:29A new journalism project uses virtual reality technology to recreate an actual attack that occurred in Aleppo, Syria. Some say this innovation has the potential to change the way we report and consume the news.
The Current - "It's a Girl" documentary on GendercideOct 15, 2012 | 27:30The Current "It's a Girl" documentary on Gendercide Audio
The Current "It's a Girl" documentary on Gendercide Oct 15, 2012 | 27:30They call it Gendercide, the killing of infant girls, the abortion of female fetuses, the abandonment of little girls, the abuse of girls and young women in societies where pressure is strong to bring Boys into the world. We hear from filmmaker Evan Grae Davis about that and about the other side, those women in India and China who dare to ignore family wishes to save their girls.

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