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Facing Race town hall in Halifax2:35:13

Join CBC Radio’s The Current in Halifax, Montreal, and Vancouver for three town halls exploring pressing issues of race in Canada today.

Get tickets to the taping (see below) or watch the town halls LIVE on Facebook, YouTube and at cbc.ca/thecurrent.


Facing Race: Louise Delisle3:50

Read: ‘A community of widows’: How African-Nova Scotians are confronting a history of environmental racism

Topic: Legacy of anti-black racism: How does it affect property rights and environmental decisions?

Host: Anna Maria Tremonti
When: Feb. 16, 7 p.m. AT
Where: Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Rd., Halifax


Facing Race: Dr. Shannon McDonald2:38

Read: ‘You don’t belong here’: Integrating Indigenous ‘cultural humility’ into health care

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.

Host: Piya Chattopadhyay
When: Feb. 20, 7 p.m. PT
Where: CBC Vancouver studio

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Facing Race: Haroun Bouazzi2:15

Read:  ‘Some of them would like to see me dead’: Activist slams reluctance to confront Islamophobia in Quebec

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?

Host: Duncan McCue
When: March 6, 7 p.m. ET
Where: CBC Montreal studio

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