The Current

The Current for Nov. 23, 2020

Former U.S. president Barack Obama on racism in the Trump era, U.S.-Canada relations, a Biden presidency and his new book A Promised Land. Plus, an investigation from CBC's The Fifth Estate reveals new details of the shooting rampage that started in Portapique, N.S., and what law enforcement knew.
Matt Galloway is the host of CBC Radio's The Current. (CBC)

Today on The Current

In his only Canadian interview, former U.S. President Barack Obama opens up about race, relations between our governments now and in the future, his thoughts on the current occupant of the White House and his new book A Promised Land.

Plus, seven months after 22 people were killed in a shooting rampage that started in Portapique, N.S., an investigation by CBC's The Fifth Estate reveals new details of that night, and what law enforcement knew. We talk to Gillian Findlay, a host on The Fifth Estate, about the findings, and Nick Beaton, whose wife, Kristen Beaton, was killed that night in April. 

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