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Episodes

CBC News West Island's fight to save ash trees heats up

The emerald ash borer has been destroying ash trees across southern Quebec for years. Some West Island municipalities say they’re having some success in their fight against the beetle.
  • 2015
  • 00:02:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/28/2018

CBC News The emerald ash borer threatens thousands of Montreal trees

The emerald ash borer is a shiny green bug that could kill hundreds of thousands of trees in Montreal. Chris Buddle is a professor at McGill University and Sylvain Ouellet is a city councillor with Projet Montréal. They spoke to Shawn about their concerns.
  • 2014
  • 00:09:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/27/2018

CBC News Is immigration good or bad for an economy?

Canada’s economy needs more people as Canadians aren’t having enough babies to replace the aging population. The CBC’s Anne Gaviola explains why there are plans to increase the number of immigrants coming to Canada.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/13/2018

CBC News Does immigration increase crime?

According to polls, about a quarter of Canadians believe that immigration increases crime. The CBC’s Catherine Cullen explains the research that shows the contrary.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/13/2018

CBC News Do refugee claimants automatically get access to our hospitals and doctors?

The short answer is yes. The CBC’s Vik Adhopia describes the different types of health benefits refugee claimants get in Canada.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/13/2018

CBC News Can Canada’s health care system cope with immigration?

Canada’s universal health care system makes it an attractive place to live, but it’s not perfect. Can it cope with tens of thousands of new immigrants?
  • 2017
  • 00:01:44
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/13/2018

CBC News How much do refugees and immigrants get in social assistance?

You might’ve heard that refugees get a lot more government aid than seniors, people on social assistance or veterans, which is not true. The CBC’s Karen Pauls breaks down how much social assistance refugees and immigrants actually get.
  • 2017
  • 00:04:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/13/2018

CBC News What happens when an asylum seeker gets picked up at the border?

One of the first things that happens when an asylum seeker crosses the border is they are taken to the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA). We explain how the CBSA determines someone’s eligibility to make a refugee claim.
  • 2017
  • 00:01:44
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/13/2018

CBC News Are border crossers breaking the law and jumping the queue?

When an asylum-seeker crosses the Canadian border, there are two laws and refugee systems at play.
  • 2017
  • 00:01:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/13/2018

CBC News How is Canada’s immigration system different from the U.S.?

Canada has a merit-based system, while the U.S. prioritizes more family-based immigration. The CBC’s Matt Kwong tells us how the Canadian and U.S. immigration system differ in terms of type and numbers.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/13/2018