Dedicated to the love of all things Canada and immigration. Whether you’re Canadian-born, an immigrant or just interested in what Canada is up to, BorderTalk is an original audio series that will bring all that is exciting about Canada, its immigrants and immigration policies. This series will feature special guests and industry experts who will all come together and discuss the latest and current topics related to the immigration community, while successful immigrants will also share their stories to warm our hearts. Tune in, and stay informed. Learn more at:yourvisa.ca/bordertalk
Moving to Canada can be the biggest "new normal" an immigrant can face. We sat down with Dr. Katy Kamkar on how newcomers can cope with being homesick, along with how we can all push through the COVID-19 pandemic with a resilient and positive mindset.
No passport. Cut off from family. In a concentration camp. Brainwashed. Killed if you disobey...this is the reality for 1 million Uyghurs living in China. We discuss these overlooked refugees with activist Mehmet Tohti and human rights lawyer Vincent Wong.
They say music truly has the power to bring people together. Learn how Syrian violinist & refugee, Sari Alesh, alongside Afghan-Canadian music producer Kice Soroor, jump-started their musical careers in Canada through original storytelling in the purest form.
Immigrants and refugees from all over the world come to Canada for the freedoms we offer. We discuss this with our guest, Lisa Bildy from the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms, along with how COVID-19 is playing a role in some of these freedoms being taken away.
It's impossible not to see the impact our following guest has had in Canada and across the world. His 'Paramount' franchise went from being a household name, to a global franchise. However, just like any great immigration story, Mohamad Fakih has opened up on his resilience in making a new life in Canada. We sat down with Mohamad to discuss philanthropy, family and how we can come out stronger through this COVID-19 pandemic.
To many, the world seems like a movie right now. In Canada, things are changing by the day with the corona virus outbreak. Borders are being closed with some Canadians and foreigners being trapped outside of the country. We discuss this outbreak and recent policies with Toronto-based epidemiologist, Maria Qadri, and Calgary-based immigration and refugee policy research, Robert Falconer.