The Current

The Current for Sept. 29, 2020

Today on The Current: Quebec on COVID-19 red alert, Future of performing arts in Canada, Former FBI agent Peter Strzok on Russia, the election and Trump’s finances.
Matt Galloway is the host of CBC Radio's The Current. (CBC)

Today on The Current:

As parts of Quebec go on red alert, Matt Galloway speaks with restaurant owner David Ferguson about what it means for his business. And we hear from Dr. Carl-Etienne Juneau about the problems with the province's efforts to track and trace COVID-19 exposures.

Plus, as COVID-19 cases rise, theatres remain dark across Canada. But the show must go on(line). We talk to Weyni Mengesha of Soulpepper Theatre, Ellen David of Infinithéâtre, and Shay Kuebler of Radical System Art about what's ahead for the performing arts in this country.

And former FBI agent Peter Strzok helped lead the investigation into possible links between Russia and the Trump campaign. He explains why he's worried about what Russia is capable of during the latest U.S. election, and why the revelations about the president's financial situation are cause for alarm.

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