Facing Race: Your life. Your stories. Your identity.
CBC Radio's The Current hosted town halls in Halifax, Vancouver and Montreal, exploring pressing issues of race in Canada today.
Topic: What does Quebec's special status mean for the pursuit of racial equity? How should Quebec address racial disparities in employment? When identities clash, how do you move forward?
Duncan McCue hosted the town hall in CBC Montreal's studio on March 6. Catch the broadcast March 9.
- 'Had we known you were Muslim, not sure we would have hired you': Workers face discrimination in Quebec
- A minority within a minority: Quebec's struggle to face racism
- Meet the former neo-Nazi who now helps young people turn away from hatred
- We shouldn't be begging to exist': Audience members share their stories
- Indigenous people must hold society to account for how they're treated, says activist
- The Current full episode: Montreal town hall
Topic: Race and health care: Canadians may have universal access, but does everyone get the same care? From health to on-the-job abuse, we'll hear stories about how race affects your experiences in the health-care system.
Piya Chattopadhyay hosted the town hall in CBC Vancouver's studio on Feb. 20.
- 'It has eaten a hole in my heart': Indigenous nurses recall systemic racism with life-or-death consequence
- 'The unspoken ones': How race and culture complicate Asian-Canadians' access to mental health care
- Why migrant workers call this man for medical help instead of seeing a doctor
- Listen to the episode: The Current's town hall in Vancouver
Topic: Legacy of anti-black racism: How does it affect property rights and environmental decisions?
Anna Maria Tremonti hosted the town hall in Halifax's Central Library on Feb. 16.
- A community of closed doors: Gentrification frays the social fabric in Halifax's North End
Digital lead producer: Ruby Buiza | Senior writer: Jonathan Ore | Developer: Richa Syal
Halifax | Network producer Mary-Catherine McIntosh | Camera: Robert Guertin
Montreal | Network producer: Susan Mckenzie | Producer Carrie Haber | Camera Luc St-Pierre
Vancouver | Network producer Anne Penman | Camera: Richard Grundy
Toronto | Camera: Evan Aagaard | Video editor: Ruby Buiza
Radio | Yamri Taddese, Pacinthe Mattar, Nick McCabe-Lokos