“It would be nice to feel more than like a cash cow”
Canada's postsecondary schools have become increasingly reliant on international students but have few incentives to support their success
August 30, 2021
#707 Canada’s International Cash Cows
Last year there were 540,000 international students in Canada according to Immigrations Refugees and Citizenship Canada, IRCC. Many of these students came to Canada with one goal - permanent residency.
August 30, 2021
Taxi drivers: “Chess masters of their own lives”
A new book considers the "practical genius" of Canada's cabbies
July 19, 2021
“I am a human, not an animal”
In Canada, migrant care workers are trapped in a system that creates "purposeful inequality." COVID has only made it worse.
May 10, 2021
#351 A Uyghur Family Separated By China-Canada Politics
A man imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay for years was released over a decade ago, after the U.S. decided he wasn’t an “enemy combatant” after all.
December 14, 2020
What The Hell Is A Fairness Letter?
We speak to someone who might not be let into Canada for trying to bring democracy to Syria.
June 19, 2018
Correcting The Record On Refugee Crossings
Actual expert calls BS on J.J. McCullough’s claims on last week’s Short Cuts
March 2, 2017
By Aris Daghighian
#103 You Cannot Embarrass Us Into Voting Rationally
Christy Clark gets written up in the NYTimes for accepting $50,000 from the BC Liberals. Justin Trudeau enjoys identifying with immigrants on occasion. Student activists pull the old bait-and-switch on Justin Trudeau. Kevin O'Leary enters the Conservative leadership campaign.
January 19, 2017
#89 The Plight Of The Fragile White Man
White fragility on the radio and coverage of the government revoking citizenship with VICE Canada's Manisha Krishnan.
October 13, 2016
#85 A Different Flavour Of Garbage
Freelance journalist and former Liberal speechwriter Colin Horgan joins Jesse to talk about a cultural death panel and the latest cockamamie scheme in Canadian media.