The Current

The Current for Nov. 30, 2020

Today on The Current: Lisa Raitt on taking care of her husband as he struggles with young-onset Alzheimer's, André Picard on latest in COVID-19 fight, Canada’s migrant workers left vulnerable in pandemic.
Matt Galloway is the host of CBC Radio's The Current. (CBC)

Today on The Current

Former Conservative MP Lisa Raitt talks to Matt Galloway about the exhaustion and violence that comes with caring for her husband, Bruce Wood, who was diagnosed with young-onset Alzheimer's in 2016, at age 56.

Plus, Globe and Mail health columnist André Picard discusses protests against measures to curb the spread of COVID-19, access to vaccines, and what Canadians should consider before gathering for the holiday season.

And an investigation from The Fifth Estate looks at how the pandemic has affected the tens of thousands of migrant farm workers who come to Canada each year. Mark Kelley discusses an outdated program that has left workers vulnerable.

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