The Current from CBC Radio (Highlights)Author: CBC Radio
17 Feb 2019

The Current from CBC Radio (Highlights)

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CBC Radio's The Current is a meeting place of perspectives with a fresh take on issues that affect Canadians today.

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    Why one advocate says nuclear energy needs to be part of the plan to solve climate change

    While some say nuclear energy is our best bet to wean the world off fossil fuels, others say the threat is so severe we just don't have time to build the reactors needed. We hear from both sides of the debate.

  • Posted on 15 Feb 2019

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    This man ran 138 km across the frozen Yukon landscape. He's disappointed he didn't do more

    France's Thierry Corbarieu won the Yukon Arctic Ultra race this week, after nine days and nearly 700 kilometres, in temperatures of -50 C. Not everyone finished the race though. We talk to two athletes about what it takes to compete, and what it takes to call it a day.

  • Posted on 15 Feb 2019

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    Canadian women who went to join ISIS 'not willing to express regret': reporter

    Several women who joined ISIS in the Middle East now want to return to their home countries - including Canada. But were they innocents who were pressured to join, or accomplices to the caliphate's atrocities?

  • Posted on 15 Feb 2019

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    SNC-Lavalin lobbied for Criminal Code changes while 'courts breathing down' company's neck: journalist

    What exactly are the politics at play behind former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould's resignation, and the SNC-Lavalin affair? Maclean's writer Paul Wells helps us connect the dots.

  • Posted on 14 Feb 2019

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    The dark side of Philip Johnson: how the famous architect helped the Nazis in WW II

    We look at the career of famed American architect Philip Johnson, whose buildings dot cities all across the continent, including the Canadian Broadcasting Centre in Toronto. Author and architecture critic Mark Lamster tells us there was another side to Johnson - a fascist who helped the Nazis push their agenda during the Second World War.

  • Posted on 14 Feb 2019

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