The Current

The Current for Jan. 9, 2020

Today on The Current: We speak to Iranian-Canadians mourning the loss of their friends and loved ones, following the plane crash outside Tehran that claimed 63 Canadian lives. Then, we discuss how the politics around the region could affect the investigation into the crash, including Canada’s lack of an embassy in Tehran. And finally, we talk to Health Minister Patty Hajdu about the opioid crisis across the country, and what needs to be done about it.
Matt Galloway is the host of CBC Radio's The Current. (CBC)
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Full Episode Transcript

Today on The Current: We speak to Iranian-Canadians mourning the loss of their friends and loved ones, following the plane crash outside Tehran that claimed 63 Canadian lives. Then, we discuss how the politics around the region could affect the investigation into the crash, including Canada's lack of an embassy in Tehran. And finally, we talk to Health Minister Patty Hajdu about the opioid crisis across the country, and what needs to be done about it.