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The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti

CBC

The Current is a meeting place of perspectives, ideas and voices, with a fresh take on issues that affect Canadians today. Our team of journalists--based in every major region of the country--think locally and globally. We bring new insight to stories that Canadians are talking about now, and we uncover stories they'll be talking about next week and next year.

The Current is a meeting place of perspectives, ideas and voices, with a fresh take on issues that affect Canadians today. Our team of journalists--based in every major region of the country--think locally and globally. We bring new insight to stories that Canadians are talking about now, and we uncover stories they'll be talking about next week and next year.
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Toronto, Ontario

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CBC

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The Current is a meeting place of perspectives, ideas and voices, with a fresh take on issues that affect Canadians today. Our team of journalists--based in every major region of the country--think locally and globally. We bring new insight to stories that Canadians are talking about now, and we uncover stories they'll be talking about next week and next year.

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English

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The Current CBC Radio P.O. Box 500 Station A Toronto, ON Canada, M5W 1E6 (877) 287-7366


Episodes

Jan 19 | 'He could have been stopped in 1997': Survivor of Larry Nassar's alleged sex abuse says victims were ignored

1/19/2018
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Dozens of women have been delivering victim impact statements at the trial of former U.S. gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, but one woman says repeated opportunities to stop him were missed.

Duration: 00:20:21


Jan 19 | Using willpower to reach your New Year's resolutions? Don't, says psychologist

1/19/2018
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New research shows willpower doesn’t work to change habits. All the more shocking — psychologist David DeSteno says the “social emotions” of gratitude, compassion and pride are the trick to big change.

Duration: 00:23:54


Jan 19 | 'Mommy Wildest': Female-led animal families smash the patriarchy

1/19/2018
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A new documentary turns our idea of who rules in the animal kingdom on its head, revealing animals like lions, elephants and baboons live in powerful matriarchies.

Duration: 00:26:00


Full Episode for January 19, 2018 - The Current

1/19/2018
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From a Canadian perspective on sexual abuse in Olympic gymnastics, to females ruling the animal kingdom, and the surprising new research that can help you keep those New Years resolutions... This is The Current.

Duration: 01:15:09


North Korea's 'real motives': Olympic unity may mask hostile plan, experts warn

1/18/2018
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North Korea's agenda has only ever been the conquest and control of the whole peninsula, a historian warns.

Duration: 00:24:52


'Constant nausea': Halifax woman suing medical marijuana producer after becoming ill

1/18/2018
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Does the Canadian government have the right controls to test what's really in medically prescribed cannabis?

Duration: 00:20:16


Full Episode for January 18, 2018 - The Current

1/18/2018
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From medicinal marijuana users who say the cannabis that helped for a while made them sick; to a documentary chronicling a Montreal mother's quest to get her daughter out of the clutches of ISIS; to what the joint Korean Olympic team means for peace ... This is The Current.

Duration: 01:13:03


One mother's mission to save her daughter from life as an ISIS bride

1/18/2018
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In 2014, a 19-year-old woman, born and raised in Montreal, left her entire life behind one day to join ISIS in Syria. Her mother embarked on a perilous mission to bring her home.

Duration: 00:24:28


Full Episode for January 18, 2018 - The Current

1/18/2018
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From medicinal marijuana users who say the cannabis that helped for a while made them sick; to a documentary chronicling a Montreal mother's quest to get her daughter out of the clutches of ISIS; to what the joint Korean Olympic team means for peace ... This is The Current.

Duration: 01:13:03


Full Episode for January 18, 2018 - The Current

1/18/2018
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From medicinal marijuana users who say the cannabis that helped for a while made them sick; to a documentary chronicling a Montreal mother's quest to get her daughter out of the clutches of ISIS; to what the joint Korean Olympic team means for peace ... This is The Current.

Duration: 01:13:03


Crying hate crime: how hoaxes give bigots ammunition to undermine real victims

1/17/2018
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Organizations that help victims say they won't stop advocating against hate crime, but online abuse aims to undermine their credibility.

Duration: 00:15:45


'Inmates are dying left, right, and centre': Third death in six weeks renews criticism of Ontario prison

1/17/2018
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James Pigeau, an inmate who criticised the conditions at a jail in London, Ont., was found dead in his cell on Jan. 7.

Duration: 00:24:07


'It's about safety, it's about humanity': What the #MeToo movement means to men

1/17/2018
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What role do men play in the #MeToo movement? Our male panel explores the question and looks at how to take ownership of their part in moving this forward.

Duration: 00:26:23


Full Episode for January 17, 2018 - The Current

1/17/2018
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From how the false story of an 11-year old girl having her hijab cut by a stranger challenges communities that encounter hate crimes; to an investigation into suspicious deaths at a London, Ont. jail; to a male panel exploring what the #MeToo movement means for men ... This is The Current.

Duration: 01:13:17


Full Episode for January 16, 2018 - The Current7

1/17/2018
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From how the false story of an 11-year old girl having her hijab cut by a stranger challenges communities that encounter hate crimes; to an investigation into suspicious deaths at a London, Ont. jail; to a male panel exploring what the #MeToo movement means for men ... This is The Current.

Duration: 01:13:17


New shingles vaccine should be free, argues seniors advocate

1/16/2018
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As the cases of shingles rise, especially among seniors, advocates are pushing for provincial governments to cover the cost of a new and effective vaccine.

Duration: 00:25:58


'An extraordinary moment': North Korea summit shows tug-of-war over how to deal with rogue state

1/16/2018
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A one-day summit in Vancouver will discuss three main options on quelling the threat from North Korea: increased diplomacy, stronger sanctions, or a pre-emptive strike.

Duration: 00:25:02


Is there a generational divide in the #MeToo movement?

1/16/2018
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A backlash to the evolving #MeToo conversation shows a shifting dynamic, and rifts along the lines of age, class and race.

Duration: 00:20:42


Full Episode for January 16, 2018 - The Current

1/16/2018
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From a generational divide over consent in the MeToo era; to Vancouver hosting a one-day summit of U.S. allies on the Korean conflict; to asking if provincial governments should cover the cost of a new, effective shingles vaccine ... This is The Current.

Duration: 01:12:56


Full Episode for January 16, 2018 - The Current

1/16/2018
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From a generational divide over consent in the MeToo era; to Vancouver hosting a one-day summit of U.S. allies on the Korean conflict; to asking if provincial governments should cover the cost of a new, effective shingles vaccine ... This is The Current.

Duration: 01:12:56

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