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Out in the Open See Ya, 2017
The media may move on... but for the people behind the headlines, the story continues. This week, Piya speaks with those at the crux of Canada's top stories of 2017, including Canada 150, the Quebec City mosque shooting, illegal border crossings in Manitoba, and Quebec's religious neutrality law.
Out in the Open Unintended Consequences
You set out to do something. You have the best of intentions. You can almost taste that golden carrot just dangling in the distance. The dream may be alive. The problem is... sometimes reality gets in the way. This week, Piya asks: How do you recover when things don't go according to plan?
Out in the Open Stranger in Your Own Land
It can be tough when you're the odd one out, whether it's because of what you do for a living, where you reside, or simply because of who you are. This week, Piya speaks with people who feel like strangers in their own land, from a rural farmer abandoning animal slaughter to a man whose lifelong Indian status has been stripped away.
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In January, a shooting at the Islamic Cultural Centre of Quebec City killed six people and injured several more. Almost a year later, people who pray there are still on edge. More
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'I want Canadians to see me as who I am:' Quebec's religious neutrality law leaves student feeling unseen
As a woman who wears the niqab, 21-year-old McGill student Fatima Ahmad has found herself in the middle of a heated debate in her home province Quebec this year. But even though people curse at her or, in one case, try to grab off her niqab, Fatima says she's optimistic, especially now that the courts have pressed pause. Quebec’s religious neutrality law stems from misconceptions, she says, which she'd like to help clear up. MoreListen 11:59
Government's reconciliation efforts still feel like a 'one-sided conversation,' says #Resistance150 organizer
Tanya Kappo says the resistance movement she and other Indigenous activists helped create ahead of Canada 150 wasn’t about ruining anyone’s party. MoreListen 6:48
Earlier this year, Emerson was one of the so-called border towns in the spotlight for illegal border crossings. What’s happening now in the small community and to one of the asylum seekers who did that crossing? MoreListen 17:28
Catch up on these Canadian news stories you may have missed by checking out Piya’s conversations with the people behind the headlines. Moreaudio