What does Toronto’s response to the refugee crisis actually look like? We follow asylum seekers at 129 Peter Street as they search for a place to spend the night.
July 31, 2023
#59 A Ruckus at Roxham Road
Host Mattea Roach is joined by Emilie Nicolas, Stuart Thomson and Les Perreaux to talk about the latest at Roxham Road, the irregular border crossing where thousands of asylum seekers flock to Canada. What’s bringing them here and what’s happening once they arrive?
March 7, 2023
#9 Attention : Contient de la sensibilité au trauma
Le chemin Roxham, un passage frontalier irrégulier au Québec, a fait l'objet d'une attention médiatique considérable ce mois-ci suite au décès de Fritznel Richard. Puis lors de la couverture de sujets sensibles comme la migration, que doivent garder en tête les journalistes en matière de traumavertissements ? Émilie Nicolas anime cet épisode de Détours avec Lela Savić. Roxham Road, an irregular border crossing in Quebec, received considerable media attention this month following the death of Fritznel Richard. And when covering sensitive issues such as migration, what should journalists keep in mind in regards to trigger warnings? Emilie Nicolas hosts this episode of Détours with Lela Savić.
January 21, 2023
Guy Caron, Guaranteed Income And Climate Refugees
Welcome back to a brand-new season of Commons!
To kick things off, the Commons team is profiling each of the four candidates vying to replace Thomas Mulcair as leader of the federal NDP. This week, we speak with Guy Caron.
Also, we look at the summer political stories that evolved while we were on hiatus: the Charlottesville tragedy and subsequent events in Canada, the influx of asylum seekers crossing the border and Trudeau’s cabinet shuffle which may have just doubled the bureaucracy for Indigenous peoples.