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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, 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

Mar 31, 2017

Vice News Features Editor Justin Ling and freelance writer Shireen Ahmed join Ishmael and Vicky to talk about the week's news. There's big news from the American women's hockey team on pay equity and big news from the federal government on marijuana legislation. The Conservative leadership race is in the...


Mar 24, 2017

Chatelaine associate editor Sadiya Ansari and National Post reporter Tristin Hopper join Vicky and Ishmael on the show this week. They talk about the big budget news: is it really new or is it the same budget, different year? But there are big changes in Alberta where Jason Kenney has won the Progressive...


Mar 17, 2017

Buzzfeed's Scaachi Koul and freelance writer Navneet Alang join Safe Space this week to talk about the the role of Beyoncé in the NDP leadership race, the evolution of Girl Guiding and the need to sink the Rebel dot media. 


Mar 10, 2017

Editor and culture writer Amil Niazi (VICE) and freelance writer Kyrell Grant join Safe Space hosts Vicky Mochama (Metro News) and Ishmael Daro (Buzzfeed Canada) this week to talk about libertarian memes, the women's strike on International Women's Day, Katy Perry's newfound wokeness and being called out by the Beyhive.


Mar 3, 2017

This week on Safe Space, Chatelaine senior writer Sarah Boesveld and freelance journalist Desmond Cole join Vicky and Ishmael to talk about the Conservative Party leadership race, get frustrated Canada’s hypocrisy on race, and laugh about what happened at the Oscars. Vicky starts beyond frustrated by the ruling on a...