The Current

The Current for Nov. 26, 2019

Today on The Current: We ask why the government is challenging a human rights tribunal order to compensate Indigenous children, who were failed by the child welfare system. Plus, we find out what science stands to gain from blasting a dozen bottles of red wine into space; then, we speak to union president François Laporte about the tentative deal to bring CN Rail staff back to work; and finally we look at the fight over who owns singer Taylor Swift’s back catalogue — a rights battle making waves in the court of public opinion.
Veteran CBC political reporter and foreign correspondent Laura Lynch is interim host of The Current. (CBC)
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Today on The Current: We ask why the government is challenging a human rights tribunal order to compensate Indigenous children, who were failed by the child welfare system. Plus, we find out what science stands to gain from blasting a dozen bottles of red wine into space; then, we speak to union president François Laporte about the tentative deal to bring CN Rail staff back to work; and finally we look at the fight over who owns singer Taylor Swift's back catalogue — a rights battle making waves in the court of public opinion.

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