The Current

The Current for July 8, 2019

Today on The Current: We explore the impact on children being separated from their parents at border crossings — not just in the U.S., but around the world; plus, we take a sneak peek at the next series of CBC podcast Uncover, about the disappearance of an enigmatic "cat lady" in Ontario 20 years ago; and we listen back to another series of Uncover, about the alleged sex cult NXIVM.
CBC reporter Katie Simpson guest hosts The Current this week. (Benoit Russell/CBC)

Today on The Current

  • We explore the impact on children being separated from their parents at border crossings — not just in the U.S., but around the world.
  • An enigmatic woman called Joan Lawrence became a local legend for the community of Huntsville, Ontario, where she became known as "Cat Lady." That legend became a mystery when she disappeared twenty years ago, but now a new CBC podcast, Uncover: The Cat Lady Case, takes another look at her story.
  • This summer, The Current is bringing you the best from CBC podcasts. Today, we're listening to the first episode of Uncover: Escaping NXIVM, about the alleged sex cult of the same name.

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