The Current for Feb. 19, 2020
Today on The Current: Our national affairs panel discusses how the Liberal government is handling rail blockades over a proposed pipeline on Wet'suwet'en territory; and two Wet'suwet'en members give us their perspectives on whether solidarity protesters should join the demonstrations. Plus, the Human Screenome Project wants to find a better way to track our screen time, and the impact it has. And finally to recline, or not to recline? That is the question after a video of a man hitting the reclined airplane seat of a woman in front of him went viral, and kicked off a debate about air travel etiquette.
Clarification, Feb. 21, 2020: One of our panellists suggested that 450 temporary layoffs announced by CN this week were previously planned, and not related to the rail blockades. Both the union and the company say that's not the case.