The Current1:22:30April 14, Part 2: Margaret Atwood; Lessons from Spanish flu; Caring for our elders; Weathering the economic storm
April 14, Part 2: Margaret Atwood; Lessons from Spanish flu; Caring for our elders; Weathering the economic storm
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Keith McArthur — host of CBC podcast Unlocking Bryson's Brain — discusses his quest to cure his son's rare genetic disorder.
Then, author Margaret Atwood talks to Tom Power about the current world crisis, how she's occupying her time, and the importance of the arts right now.
Plus, former CBC health reporter Pauline Dakin discusses how lessons from the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic can be applied today; and the Globe and Mail’s health columnist Andre Picard on how the pandemic has exposed critical problems in how we care for our elders.
How is Canada weathering the economic storm created by COVID-19? We check in with economists Frances Donald and Armine Yalnizyan.