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Cuts to refugee health care.

Joining us in studio is Jose Rivera, the executive director of the Refugee Immigrant Advisory Council. 

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 Margaret Gough's grandfather was Reuben Crewe of Elliston. He was found frozen to death in the 1014 Newfoundland Sealing disaster with his arms wrapped around his son, Albert John. Below left is an artist rendering of a proposed statue to honor the lives of the many people who those who took place in the Seal Fishery. For more information follow this link. http://www.homefromthesea.ca/project/memorial-statue 

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Crosstalk: Are there stories in your family about the old days of the seal hunt? We'll have Jim Winter in studio, who went to the front in the late '70s, both as a sealer and a journalist. 

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