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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19:46 | Jan 24th

After a turbulent week, two men now claim to be president in Venezuela. We speak to activists on the ground and experts who are watching the unfolding political crisis.

24:12 | Nov 8th

Our global affairs panel looks at Russia’s clout on the world stage.
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07:17 | Nov 8th

Is the Mona Lisa on your bucket list? Being face to face with that ambiguous smile, alone in quiet room with da Vinci’s masterpiece? Get in line. Robin Esrock says some of the world’s big attractions are just too popular to be properly enjoyed now — ...Show More

41:53 | Nov 8th

This week we’ve got a moving conversation between the granddaughter of Auschwitz survivors, and the grandson of the camp’s most notorious Nazi commandant. Bill Bryson explains how much it would cost to build your own Benedict Cumberbatch, chemical el...Show More

20:10 | Nov 8th

New data shows a rise in surgical objects mistakenly left inside patients in Canada — one woman tells us about how her hospital left her just such a "present."
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