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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, 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 30, 2018

Canadians like to think of their country as a safe haven for people fleeing persecution from other parts of the world. But when people fall through the cracks of the immigration system, they can end up behind bars — sometimes for years.
Toronto Star investigative reporter Brendan Kennedy and immigrant rights activist Nisha Toomey joined Vicky and Ishmael on Safe Space to explain how Canada's immigration detention system works, how it got this way, and what reforms are possible. 
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