The Current

The Current for Oct. 24, 2019

Today on The Current: A CBC News investigation looks at peer-on-peer violence in schools, and the flaws in how these incidents are reported and tracked; plus, New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs on national unity and the carbon tax. Then, Canadian Maureen Mancuso tells us how her record-breaking marathon run in 1967 was questioned — because she was a 13-year-old girl; and Françoise Baylis discusses the ethics of gene editing.
Veteran CBC political reporter and foreign correspondent Laura Lynch is interim host of The Current. (CBC)
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Today on The Current: A CBC News investigation looks at peer-on-peer violence in schools, and the flaws in how these incidents are reported and tracked; plus, New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs on national unity and the carbon tax. Then, Canadian Maureen Mancuso tells us how her record-breaking marathon run in 1967 was questioned — because she was a 13-year-old girl; and Françoise Baylis discusses the ethics of gene editing.