Joseph Boyden on tough questions Canada must face
Anti-gay laws in Russia, favela cleansing in Brazil, worker abuse in Qatar . . . when an international sporting event lands anywhere in the world, the host country often faces increased scrutiny over social justice issues.
On the heels of the Pan-Am Games in Toronto — and in the lead-up to the Parapan Am Games — we turn the microscope on ourselves and ask: what are the tough questions for which Canada should answer?
To explore this, Shad checks in with award-winning author Joseph Boyden (The Orenda, Three Day Road). Boyden reflects on reconciliation with Canada's aboriginal peoples and the deeply-rooted racial tensions within our own borders.