Facing Race: The Current’s town hall event in Vancouver
Listen to the full episode1:14:28
This is the second in our series of public forums we’re hosting on racial identity and racism in Canada. Today, host Piya Chattopadhyay focuses on how race impacts health care in B.C., although the issues and stories explored at this live event resonate across the country.
From Indigenous nurses witnessing discrimination but also facing it themselves as front-line health care workers; to the stigma of talking about mental wellness in some East Asian Canadian communities; to migrant workers calling a Vancouver man instead of seeking a doctor for fear of losing their job; to hearing stories from our live audience … This is a special edition of The Current.
The Current’s Facing Race series
- Facing Race: Your life. Your stories. Your identity
- ‘You don’t belong here’: Integrating Indigenous ‘cultural humility’ into health care
- ‘Some of them would like to see me dead’: Activist slams reluctance to confront Islamophobia in Quebec
- A community of widows’: How African-Nova Scotians are confronting a history of environmental racism