The Current

The Current for September 18, 2019

Today on The Current: Our national affairs panel looks at Maxime Bernier’s participation in the leaders debates, and party pledges about the money in your pocket; plus, author Alexandra Fuller discusses growing up in the violence and racism of the bloody bush war in Rhodesia; then, we look at claims that the stress of championship chess means players can burn 6,000 calories a day; and we talk to a former CSIS analyst about the fallout from allegations of a spying scandal at the RCMP.
Laura Lynch, veteran CBC political reporter and foreign correspondent, is the recently named interim host of The Current. (CBC)
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Today on The Current: Our national affairs panel looks at Maxime Bernier's participation in the leaders debates, and party pledges about the money in your pocket; plus, author Alexandra Fuller discusses growing up in the violence and racism of the bloody bush war in Rhodesia; then, we look at claims that the stress of championship chess means players can burn 6,000 calories a day; and we talk to a former CSIS analyst about the fallout from allegations of a spying scandal at the RCMP.

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