The Current

The Current for June 10, 2020

Today on The Current: Anti-Black racism in Canada; COVID-19 pushes virtual healthcare into the mainstream; National affairs panel on CERB penalties
Matt Galloway is the host of CBC Radio's The Current. (CBC)

Today on The Current

Amid protests and growing calls for change after George Floyd's death, are we at a turning point for anti-Black racism in Canada and the U.S.? Poet El Jones, racial justice lawyer Anthony Morgan and author Esi Edugyan join Matt Galloway for a discussion on racial injustice in Canada.

Then, Alberta has decided to make virtual health care a permanent option. Should other provinces and territories do the same? Women's College Hospital Chief Medical Innovation Officer Sacha Bhatia weighs in.

Plus, the federal government will table a bill to crack down on fraudulent CERB applications Wednesday. Our national affairs panel — HuffPost Ottawa bureau chief Althia Raj, columnist Kady O'Malley and economist Erica Ifill — is in to explain what that could mean for Canadians.

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