Facing Race

Facing Race: Your life. Your stories. Your identity.

Three town halls. Nine stories. One big look at important issues of race in Canada.

CBC Radio's The Current hosted town halls in Halifax, Vancouver and Montreal, exploring pressing issues of race in Canada today.

Join us for the third in a series of town halls looking at the important issues of race in Canada. In Montreal, what does Quebec's special status mean for the pursuit of racial equity? How should Quebec address racial disparities in employment? 2:33:59

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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.

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The Current: Facing Race in Vancouver town hall 2:29:25

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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.

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Facing Race town hall in Halifax 2:35:13

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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.

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Facing Race

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 


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