The Current

The Current for August 13, 2019

Today on The Current: We explore how protests in Hong Kong are being portrayed in China, as the unrest closes the airport for a second day; plus, we look at what Bianca Andreescu’s win means for her future, and future generations of Canadian tennis players; and we continue with CBC original podcast Finding Cleo, about a Cree family's search for their sister lost in the Sixties Scoop — and presumed murdered.
Duncan McCue is this week's guest host of The Current.
Listen to the full episode1:14:27

Today on The Current:

  • As protests close Hong Kong airport for a second day, we explore how the unrest is being portrayed in mainland China. We speak to an activist in Canada, and a former diplomat who warns that an intervention could be on the table.
  • We look at what Bianca Andreescu's win means for her future, and future generations of Canadian tennis players
  • We pick up where we left off with the CBC original podcast Finding Cleo, about a Cree family's search for their sister lost in the Sixties Scoop — and presumed murdered. In today's episode, host Connie Walker gets a tip that could help narrow the search.

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