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)
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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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