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Human rights groups want Canada to respond to alleged mistreatment of drug smugglers at sea

Two human rights groups are calling on Canada for answers amid 'troubling revelations' of the U.S. Coast Guard's alleged mistreatment of suspected drug smugglers at sea and Canada's alleged complicity.

U.S. activists inspired by Canada's inquiry into missing & murdered Indigenous women

As U.S. faces up to its own problem of missing and murdered Indigenous women, what can the country learn from Canada’s success — and failures?

Why 'treason' doesn't quite describe Trump's actions with Vladimir Putin

Treason might feel like the right word to describe Donald Trump's behaviour, argues one law professor, but its narrow legal definition may mean it's not the right charge.

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Human rights groups want Canada to respond to alleged mistreatment of drug smugglers at sea

Two human rights organizations are calling on the Canadian government for answers amid "troubling revelations" of the U.S. Coast Guard's alleged mistreatment of suspected drug smugglers at sea and Canada's alleged complicity.

The Current for July 18, 2018

From whether it's fair to use the term "treason" in reference to U.S. President Donald Trump after his meeting in Helsinki; to an update on an investigation that revealed the Canadian military knew about allegations of detainee abuse aboard U.S. Coast Guard cutters ... This is The Current with guest host, Duncan McCue.

Human rights groups want Canada to respond to alleged mistreatment of drug smugglers at sea

Two human rights organizations are calling on the Canadian government for answers amid "troubling revelations" of the U.S. Coast Guard's alleged mistreatment of suspected drug smugglers at sea and Canada's alleged complicity.

Why 'treason' doesn't quite describe Trump's actions in Helsinki

Treason might feel like the right word to describe Donald Trump's behaviour, argues one law professor, but its narrow legal definition may mean it's not the right charge.

Why 'treason' doesn't quite describe Trump's actions in Helsinki

Treason might feel like the right word to describe Donald Trump's behaviour, argues one law professor, but its narrow legal definition may mean it's not the right charge.

Lynching of Emmett Till no different than modern-day police shootings, argues law professor

The U.S. Justice Department's review of the 1955 killing of black teenager Emmett Till is being regarded with suspicion by some activists. One law professor argues that there are strong links between the decades of lynchings and modern-day police shootings.

Why Tim Hortons will be a hard sell in China

Tim Hortons proudly plays up its Canadian heritage in its marketing. Some even consider the coffee chain a part of the fabric of this country. So how will a double double fare in China, as the company plans on expanding there in the next decade?

Under the knife and unaware? What happens when we're under anesthesia

Before anesthesia, there were stories of people preferring death to surgery; of hopping off operating tables and running. But are we truly unaware? Or does a part of us retain some memory of what happens when we're under?
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Ottawa unlikely to scrap Safe Third Country Agreement with U.S., says immigration expert

The federal government is facing political pressure from the opposition who want to see a long-term plan to address the steady influx of asylum seekers - including a call to scrap the Safe Third Country Agreement.

July 17, 2018 episode transcript

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Ottawa unlikely to scrap Safe Third Country Agreement with U.S., says immigration expert

The federal government is facing political pressure from the opposition who want to see a long-term plan to address the steady influx of asylum seekers - including a call to scrap the Safe Third Country Agreement.

Ottawa unlikely to scrap Safe Third Country Agreement with U.S., says immigration expert

The federal government is facing political pressure from the opposition who want to see a long-term plan to address the steady influx of asylum seekers - including a call to scrap the Safe Third Country Agreement.

Lynching of Emmett Till no different than modern-day police shootings, argues law professor

The U.S. Justice Department's review of the 1955 killing of black teenager Emmett Till is being regarded with suspicion by some activists. One law professor argues that there are strong links between the decades of lynchings and modern-day police shootings.

Lynching of Emmett Till no different than modern-day police shootings, argues law professor

The U.S. Justice Department's review of the 1955 killing of black teenager Emmett Till is being regarded with suspicion by some activists. One law professor argues that there are strong links between the decades of lynchings and modern-day police shootings.

The Current for July 17, 2018

From political pressure on the government to do more for asylum seekers; to the U.S. Justice Department's reopening of the Emmett Till case; to a former DNC chair Donna Brazille on a "campaign by the Russians to destroy the Democratic Party" ... This is The Current with guest host, Duncan McCue.

'The Russians tried to destroy our country,' says former interim chair of the Democratic National Committee

Former Democratic National Committee interim chair Donna Brazile says she walked into a "huge mess" during the 2016 campaign and believes the Russians "took active measures to destabilize" U.S. democracy.

Why Tim Hortons will be a hard sell in China

Tim Hortons proudly plays up its Canadian heritage in its marketing. Some even consider the coffee chain a part of the fabric of this country. So how will a double double fare in China, as the company plans on expanding there in the next decade?

'The Russians tried to destroy our country,' says former interim chair of the Democratic National Committee

Former Democratic National Committee interim chair Donna Brazile says she walked into a "huge mess" during the 2016 campaign and believes the Russians "took active measures to destabilize" U.S. democracy.

Why Tim Hortons will be a hard sell in China

Tim Hortons proudly plays up its Canadian heritage in its marketing. Some even consider the coffee chain a part of the fabric of this country. So how will a double double fare in China, as the company plans on expanding there in the next decade?
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Bruce McArthur investigation still generating new leads, investigator says

The Toronto police detective leading the investigation into alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur is still reviewing leads and cold cases, after more human remains were found last week.

July 16, 2018 episode transcript

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