Three unique and influential individuals in three very different arenas of life come together at this year's Hot Docs documentary festival in Toronto.
The Hum Podcast
Hosts Gilad Cohen and Simona Ramkisson open up about their personal lives, their thoughts on "wokeness" as a brand, and Gilad's thoughts on vaping.
Talking Radical Radio
Frances Ravensbergen talks about the migrant justice group Bridges Not Borders, based in a small Quebec town near an irregular border crossing commonly used by refugees entering Canada from the U.S.
The Liberals' just-announced change in refugee policy could have a devastating effect on thousands of vulnerable people. For some asylum seekers, it could, in fact, have life and death impact.
Progressives in Canada have many good reasons to be disappointed with the Trudeau Liberal government, but the Conservative campaign of fear and panic against immigration and refugees is frightening.
Kenney often points to the record number of Canadian immigrants when he was immigration minister, but he was not above appealing to prejudices and hatreds when it suited his political purposes.
The ownership of daguerreotypes that feature enslaved men and women, and controlled by Harvard University, is a legal question that strikes at the heart of slavery.
Though the new law targets all religious symbols, many believe the goal is to demonize and persecute one identifiable minority group: Muslim women.
Machuar Madut's death was not inevitable, and it is both possible and necessary to demand that he deserved -- and that we all deserve -- better.
Ways to document and share the growing number of hate crimes