June 6, 2016
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This Is Not Canada: Living as a Migrant Farm Worker
A farm worker wants better conditions for foreign labourers, and is Trudeau bending gender norms in politics?

“Are these… 18th century working conditions?” Gabriel Allahdua asks. Gabriel came from St. Lucia to work on a farm as part of the Temporary Foreign Worker program. He describes the long hours, difficult working conditions and his disappointing visit to a Parliamentary committee that’s reviewing the TFW program.

Justicia for Migrant Workers put us in touch with Gabriel.

Are Canadian politicians bending the gender norms? Jerald Sabin, a research associate at the Carleton Centre for Community Innovation, talks about a study on masculinity in the last election, co-authored by Kyle Kirkup.

Oh Canada needs a new beat.

And a new segment where Supriya gets mad at Twitter.

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