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Safe Space

Why does Canada jail immigrants? Should athletes just stick to sports? Do we have to pick between pipelines and the environment? What exactly is a Blake Shelton? 

Led by Vicky Mochama (StarMetro) and Ishmael Daro (Buzzfeed), a panel of smart, funny, and delightful people walk listeners through the questions that are shaping Canada. We hope to find some answers but if we can't do that, we'll at least have fun on the way

Jun 22, 2018

This week, because it’s our last show of the season, we’re doing things a little differently. Instead of just looking at the past week in news, we’re going to be discussing a bunch of stories from the past year — ones we think didn’t get enough attention or are simply worth revisiting. We're joined by...


Jun 15, 2018

Financial Post reporter James McLeod and Black Lives Matter Toronto co-founder Sandy Hudson join the panel this week to talk about the drama from the G7 and protesting police at Pride. 


Jun 7, 2018

We're back after a one-week break, and boy is there a lot to catch up on. First, an update on the federal government's decision to buy a pipeline, and why it could blow up in Justin Trudeau's face. Then, a recap of the wild Ontario election campaign and our predictions of whose election-night party will be the most...


May 25, 2018

 
Across Canada, Indigenous and Black children are apprehended by provincial child welfare agencies at much higher rates than their white counterparts. Children can languish in the system, separated from their families for years, even as the parents try desperately to fight against the bureaucracy and bring them back...


May 18, 2018

Toronto Star reporters Morgan Campbell and Fatima Syed join the panel this week to talk about why the province of Ontario is refusing to release a videotape from a jail where a man died, and the new unfair rule in the world of track that seems to target Caster Semenya.