CBC News: Home50:02The Green Party in Crisis
How blue are the Greens?
The Green Party of Canada has been in a leadership crisis for months, with Leader Annamie Paul and party insiders clashing in public as the prospect of a snap election grows stronger every day. To lead the Greens to this election, Paul must first survive a vote of confidence led by members of the party’s federal council – the very body that has moved against it in recent months.
CBC’s David Thurton sets the stage for next week’s confidence vote, as party members and former leadership contenders Dimitri Lascaris and Amita Kuttner discuss how the conflict is affecting the party’s image at a critical time.
How should Canada help Haiti?
The assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse plunged Haiti deeper into instability. Recently there have been calls inside and outside the country for international support.
Former Canadian Ambassador to Haiti Gilles Rivard and Haitian-Canadian activist Jean Saint-Vil join guest host Adrian Harewood to discuss the role, if any, that Canada should play now. Meanwhile, University of Virginia history professor Laurent Dubois explains how this current crisis fits into the history of Haiti.
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Multiculturalism at 50
Almost half a century ago, multiculturalism became official policy in Canada – something introduced by then Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau to recognize the diverse cultures that make up the country. This week, The House examines the legacy of Canadian multiculturalism, what it has meant to Canadian identity and how it has affected our political discourse.
Professors Eve Haque of York University and Yasmeen Abu-Laban of the University of Alberta, as well as Professor Emeritus Donald Forbes of the University of Toronto, share their thoughts.
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UK High Commissioner leaves and thinks
Susan Le Jeune d’Allegeershecque ends her term as British High Commissioner to Canada this month. Recently she sat down with The houses Chris Hall at his official residence in Ottawa to discuss his tenure and the state of relations between the UK and Canada – as well as the common challenges the two countries currently face, from COVID-19 to climate change.
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