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)

Full Episode Transcript

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.

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