Dal Richards: Vancouver’s Swinging Bandleader
July 24, 2016
Dal Richards, the big band leader who kept the country swinging for 70 years from his home in Vancouver. He died at the age of 97 last New Year’s Eve, and leaves a rich legacy of stories and music.
Republican convention shows 'triumph of celebrity over politics,' says historian
July 22, 2016
Last night Donald Trump proclaimed only he could save the country. But some say he could end up destroying the Republican party itself. The Current looks back on the Republican National Convention and how Trump's candidacy fits in the history of the GOP.
Meet Canada's Olympic flag bearer Rosie MacLennan
Rosie MacLennan will lead Canadian athletes into the Opening Ceremonies at the Olympic Games in Rio next month.
Episode 7: Make Believe
July 18, 2016
a young woman reminisces about the friendship she once shared with the imaginative little boy she used to babysit. A dark cloud hangs over her memories as she recounts the incident that put an end to their fantasy world.
'It's troubling on so many different levels,' says lawyer of unarmed man shot by Miami police
July 21, 2016
He did everything right, and nothing wrong. But Miami police still decided to shoot Charles Kinsey, an unarmed black man, in broad daylight. It wasn't fatal — but as his lawyer Hilton Napoleon tells us, it's a miracle Kinsey wasn't killed.