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Episodes

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

CBC News Immigrants vs. refugees: How are people getting into Canada?

Immigrants and refugees are not the same and they’re admitted into Canada in different ways. CBC's Natasha Fatah explains how new residents come into Canada.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:12
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/12/2018

CBC News How to talk about Indigenous people

Ever wonder how to use the proper terms when referring to Indigenous peoples? Inuk journalist Ossie Michelin leads us through this friendly how-to guide.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:37
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 09/12/2018

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CBC News What is the AFN?

The Assembly of First Nations is an advocacy organization for First Nations peoples. It's the largest one in Canada, representing more than 900,000 people from 635 communities.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/03/2018

CBC News The First Gay March

They called it "Gay Day." 100 protesters gathered in Ottawa in August 1971 for the first large-scale public protest for gay rights in Canada. Speakers addressed the fact that amendments to the criminal code in 1969 legalized their sexual relations but did little to alleviate the oppression of the gay community in everyday life. This protest came on the heels ...
  • 1971
  • 00:01:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/29/2018

CBC News #Beyond94 – Waiting on Ottawa's promises in Attawapiskat

In the midst of a suicide crisis in 2016, Ottawa promised a youth centre. Two years later, the community is still waiting.
  • 2018
  • 00:15:25
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/23/2018