The Current

The Current for September 6, 2019

Today on The Current: We look at how closures at Canadian sawmills are affecting communities; plus, ahead of the 25th anniversary of Friends, we’re taking a look at the show’s complex legacy — and what all this yearning for the past says about us. We also talk to a former tennis champion about Bianca Andreescu's prospects; and speak to a reporter about what she saw in the Syria camp holding thousands of women displaced from the ISIS's self-declared caliphate.
Laura Lynch, veteran CBC political reporter and foreign correspondent, is the recently named interim host of The Current. (CBC)

Today on The Current: We look at how closures at Canadian sawmills are affecting communities; plus, ahead of the 25th anniversary of Friends, we're taking a look at the show's complex legacy — and what all this yearning for the past says about us. We also talk to a former tennis champion about Bianca Andreescu's prospects; and speak to a reporter about what she saw in the Syria camp holding thousands of women displaced from the ISIS's self-declared caliphate.

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