The Current

The Current for March 3, 2020

Today on The Current: Canadians worried about coronavirus are stocking up on food and supplies, but experts say while it’s good to be prepared, it’s important not to panic. We discuss the practicalities and the psychology of prepping. Then: Turkey opened its borders at the weekend, allowing more migrants from Syria and beyond to cross into Greece — where facilities to receive them are already overwhelmed. Are we facing another migrant and refugee crisis in Europe? And finally, a CBC investigation looks at the physical impact of surrogacy on some Canadian women, and asks what regulation is in place to avoid the dangers.
Matt Galloway is the host of CBC Radio's The Current. (CBC)
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Today on The Current: Canadians worried about coronavirus are stocking up on food and supplies, but experts say while it's good to be prepared, it's important not to panic. We discuss the practicalities and the psychology of prepping.

Then: Turkey opened its borders at the weekend, allowing more migrants from Syria and beyond to cross into Greece — where facilities to receive them are already overwhelmed. Are we facing another migrant and refugee crisis in Europe?

And finally, a CBC investigation looks at the physical impact of surrogacy on some Canadian women, and asks what regulation is in place to avoid the dangers.

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