The Current

The Current for Oct. 4, 2019

Today on The Current: We look at childhood obesity, and whether protecting our kids’ health is part of their human rights; then we ask Liberal candidate Chrystia Freeland about affordability, pipelines and the environment, and Justin Trudeau’s blackface photos. Plus, we take a look at how many women are running in this election; and author Jonathan Safran Foer talks about how the food we eat could be a part of the fight against climate change.
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 look at childhood obesity, and whether protecting our kids' health is part of their human rights; then we ask Liberal candidate Chrystia Freeland about affordability, pipelines and the environment, and Justin Trudeau's blackface photos. Plus, we take a look at how many women are running in this election; and author Jonathan Safran Foer talks about how the food we eat could be a part of the fight against climate change.