The Current

The Current for July 26, 2022

Today on The Current: Reaction to the papal apology; Langley, B.C. shootings highlight broader violence faced by homeless community, say advocates; and episode one of Welcome to Paradise
Anthony Germain is this week's guest host of The Current. (CBC)

Full Episode Transcript

Today on The Current:

Guest host Anthony Germain talks to Falen Johnson in Edmonton about how the papal apology is being received by survivors.

Then, on Monday a series of shootings in Langley, B.C. were initially described by police as targeted at homeless people. We talk to CBC reporter Jessica Cheung about the ongoing investigation; plus hear from homeless advocate Kim Snow, and Tim Richter, the president and CEO of the Alliance to End Homelessness. 

And we hear the first episode of CBC podcast Welcome to Paradise, in which Anna Maria Tremonti breaks a decades-long silence about her experience with intimate partner violence. Read more about our summer podcast series here.

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