The CurrentSweat-shaming debate has critics questioning 'shame culture'Oct 2, 2015 | 18:29Consider the case of Amy Roe. She's in a Starbucks. After a run. Sweaty. Then came comments from a woman that to Amy was meant to shame her for perspiring in public. The result is a debate over "Sweat-Shaming" and whether calling it shaming is too far.
The CurrentGayle Newland case raises concerns for transgender activistsOct 2, 2015 | 23:57A bizarre court case in Britain involving blindfolds, hidden identity and a conviction for sexual assault has the tabloids buzzing. And transgender activists are worried about how the judge's ruling might affect them.
The CurrentColombia on the verge of peace agreement after 50 years of warOct 2, 2015 | 23:17The Colombian Government and the country's biggest rebel group, FARC say they have a final agreement to not only bring an end to fifty years of brutal conflict, but to bring the perpetrators of a half-century's worth of atrocities to some kind of justice.
The CurrentFull Episode for October 2, 2015 - The CurrentOct 2, 2015 | 1:14:23From questioning 'sweat-shaming' as a serious issue, to raising important questions on sexual consent in the Gayle Newland case, to a historic agreement between FARC and the Colombia government to end the war by March 2016... This is The Current.
The CurrentBlue Jays fans who hate Toronto share their inner turmoilOct 1, 2015 | 19:26It's killing you isn't it? You're hopelessly in love with the Blue Jays even though you really hate Toronto. As the Jays cruise into the playoffs, many Canadians find themselves stuck: they love to hate Toronto, but they can't help but be excited.
The CurrentRobert Reich is out to save Capitalism from itselfOct 1, 2015 | 23:40Robert Reich, former U.S. Secretary of Labour says the only free market is the one governments legislate. The man who had a seat in shaping the economy inside the Clinton Administration, is now trying to save Capitalism … from Itself.
The CurrentRobert Fisk: ISIS is an 'unemotional weapon'Oct 1, 2015 | 14:57As Vladimir Putin ramps up military activity in support of President Assad, we go to the man tracking Syrian government troops and ISIS growth. The Independent's Robert Fisk shares his experience on he front line with the Syrian army.
The CurrentFull Episode for October 1, 2015 - The CurrnetOct 1, 2015 | 1:15:32From Blue Jays fans' love-hate dilemma for Toronto, to Robert Reich, former U.S. Secretary of Labour, out to rescue capitalism from itself, to foreign correspondent Robert Fisk on the war against ISIS... This is The Current.
The CurrentOlympian-turned-Vegas escort Suzy Favor Hamilton shares her storySep 30, 2015 | 23:01She grew up running in small town America and became an Olympic darling . And when she began a secret life, she was just as competitive. Suzy Favor Hamilton became one of Las Vegas's most sought after escorts. She shares her story in "Fast Girl."
The CurrentUN report on cyberviolence highlights rampant issue onlineSep 30, 2015 | 19:42Two years ago, journalist Amanda Hess wrote about her experience with cyberviolence, threats that were frightening and relentless. She is not alone. A new UN report says almost three quarters of women and girls have experienced cyberviolence online.
The CurrentADHD students face challenges getting help in universitySep 30, 2015 | 26:59More and more first-year students heading off to university and college are arriving there with an ADHD diagnosis. But our schools are all over the map when it comes to accommodating their needs. We look into the tensions that's creating on campus.
The CurrentFull Episode for September 30, 2015Sep 30, 2015 | 1:14:25From the UN report on cyberviolence against women and girls, to three-time American Olympian Suzy Favor Hamilton 'running from madness', to post-secondary students diagnosed with ADHD... This is The Current.
The CurrentFormer budget watchdog Kevin Page says office was set up to failSep 29, 2015 | 19:42As the first Parliamentary Budget Officer, Kevin Page took a hard look at how the government spent public dollars. Now he's telling his insider story of being in frequent public conflict with Stephen Harper, and his concerns about the state of democracy.
The CurrentBill C-24 up for debate as first Canadian stripped of citizenshipSep 29, 2015 | 24:26Today we debate the power to strip a Canadian of citizenship and hear why the opposition say they would scrap Bill C-24... just as it's being exercised for the first time.
The CurrentDeep sea mining's new frontier poses environmental risksSep 29, 2015 | 24:41Today we explore the race to the bottom of the sea floor and why some see great promise in deep sea mining, while others fear it promises environmental peril.