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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

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. 


May 11, 2018

In under a month, Ontario will elect a premier. In one year, Alberta will do the same. The two provinces are different in so many ways - economies, cultures, cities - but in other ways, Alberta and Ontario are facing similar questions about their political futures. Can the Liberals hold on to Ontario? Will the May 2019...


May 4, 2018

Canada is legalizing weed... allegedly. We've been told it will be legal at some point in 2018 but we still don't have a firm date. And there are also serious concerns about how the Liberals' approach will shape the industry, who will benefit, and who will be left out. Our guests this week: Supriya Dwivedi, morning host...