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Colour Code

If there’s one thing Canadians avoid, it’s talking about race. This podcast is here to change that. Join hosts Denise Balkissoon and Hannah Sung for a new conversation on race in Canada. We won’t have all the answers but we do ask bold questions.Theme music by Bonjay.809660

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If there’s one thing Canadians avoid, it’s talking about race. This podcast is here to change that. Join hosts Denise Balkissoon and Hannah Sung for a new conversation on race in Canada. We won’t have all the answers but we do ask bold questions.Theme music by Bonjay.809660

Your Turn

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In this, our last episode, we are featuring questions, comments and critiques from our listeners. It's a look back at the series while considering how we can all move forward with the conversation — how to approach and cope with discussions of race and identity at home, at school and with friends and family.

Nov 22 2016

54mins

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Surface Tension

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Is anyone responsible for a hate crime beyond the person who committed it? Hannah and Denise visit Sutton, Ont., where a racially-motivated act 10 years ago resulted in a tragedy that changed lives forever. Warning: This episode contains racist language

Nov 15 2016

47mins

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Guest episode: The Cajun Reconnection

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Colour Code takes a break to share an episode of Gravy, a podcast by our friends at the Southern Foodways Alliance. The Cajun Reconnection explores the culinary and cultural connections between the Cajuns of Louisiana and the Acadians of eastern Canada.

Get more Gravy here: https://www.southernfoodways.org/gravy/

Nov 08 2016

27mins

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Race and Real Estate

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The price of home ownership has skyrocketed in Vancouver, and many think foreign buyers – especially those from China – are a big reason why. Hannah visits the west coast city to learn the history of race and space in B.C. and speaks with Vancouverites, including an urban planning academic and a real estate agent.

We talk to: University of British Columbia professor Henry Yu, realtor Melissa Wu, and urban planning academic Andy Yan.

Nov 01 2016

45mins

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Best anti-racism education podcast

By minibarryred - Dec 15 2017
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This is absolutely the best podcast to educate the white public about race in North America. Absolutely essential information I am so grateful to have learned. Thanks for the hard work put in by the creators!

Sounds intriguing

By Peggysax - Aug 13 2016
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I'm looking forward to hearing the first episode