Monday February 08, 2016
A dog named Justice was found bound in tape and abandoned for dead. His human tormentor has been sentenced to a federal penitentiary, but animal rights activists point to this disturbing case as an example of why animal protection in this country need to be strengthened.
Thursday February 04, 2016
Jim Balsillie says future and present innovation in Canada will wither under the weight of the just-signed Trans Pacific Partnership. The former co-CEO of Research in Motion speaks out against a deal he says will see Canadians generating prosperity for others.audioListen 18:38
Starting today, CBC will post full transcripts of The Current every day for the hearing impaired, and post one full American Sign Language (ASL) interpreted radio documentary every month.
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Close to half of all food-borne illnesses come from fresh produce and leafy greens are at the top of the list. While many of the recalls begin the U.S., critics here say Canada's response to such outbreaks lags behind. More
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Hillary Clinton has a real shot at becoming the first woman to lead the United States, so why aren't young female Democrats getting behind her? We hear from feminists who passionately disagree on who should be the next U.S. president. MoreListen 19:18
There's been much ink spilled about Alberta's economic woes of late. But in Atlantic Canada, the economic situation is grim with a forecast of grimmer. The Current checks in on the forces at play and how to right the ship. MoreListen 24:55