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The Next 150

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Youth leaders delve deep into what makes Canada… Canada. These speeches produced by the CBC and The Walrus Talks examine the values we hold dear and ask what we desire for the future of our country.

Youth leaders delve deep into what makes Canada… Canada. These speeches produced by the CBC and The Walrus Talks examine the values we hold dear and ask what we desire for the future of our country.
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Canada

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CBC

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Youth leaders delve deep into what makes Canada… Canada. These speeches produced by the CBC and The Walrus Talks examine the values we hold dear and ask what we desire for the future of our country.

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English


Episodes

Episode 15: "We can choose to be a generous nation"

6/28/2017
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Pianist Carl Bray speaks about the value of listening and plays an original composition. Anand Mahadevan reflects on his experience immigrating to Canada and the lessons he wants to teach future generations.

Duration: 00:12:39


Episode 14: "We need mutual respect between opponents"

6/28/2017
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Hadiya Roderique, a Massey Fellow, gives us a few lessons about integrity that she learned from Ultimate Frisbee. Jeff Liebert looks at the future of Canadian agriculture.

Duration: 00:15:20


Episode 13: "Our Canada needs more everyday explorers"

6/28/2017
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Rocket scientist Natalie Panek speaks about the value of exploration. Halifax's Poet Laureate Rebecca Thomas reimagines Canada's origin story.

Duration: 00:16:59


Episode 12: "Fearless, intentional inclusivity"

6/28/2017
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Poet Mustafa Ahmed speaks about shared values, and growing up in Toronto's Regent Park housing project. Jordan Bennett remembers lessons from his grandmother and Mi'kmaq basket ladies.

Duration: 00:17:19


Episode 11: "If there is any hope for a better Canada it starts with looking at ourselves"

6/21/2017
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Jane Hilderman proposes a facelift for Canada's democracy. Laura Arngna'naaq speaks about life as an urban Inuk. Gabrielle Moser imagines a series of photographs of Viola Desmond that never existed.

Duration: 00:22:26


Episode 10: "There are perpetual crises in Indigenous communities"

6/21/2017
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In speeches delivered at The Walrus Talks, Sarah Robinson tells the story of Canada's colonization. Alika Lafontaine makes the case for eliminating 'side conversations' when it comes to Indigenous health governance.

Duration: 00:17:08


Episode 9: "Canada's denial goes well beyond the token myth of diversity"

6/21/2017
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Amanda Parris remembers a school play she wrote adapting the slave narrative of Harriet Jacobs. Jordan Tannahill speaks about the state of the arts in Canada.

Duration: 00:19:37


Episode 8: "Here we are writing a new example for history"

6/14/2017
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Nmesoma Umenwofor-Nweze looks what her generation can learn from those who helped found the territory of Nunavut. And photojournalist Sadia Rafiquddin recounts a journey with Innu elder Elizabeth Penashue into Labrador's Mealy Mountains.

Duration: 00:15:09


Episode 7: "I hate the word diversity"

6/14/2017
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Lawyer and writer Prasanna Ranganathan speaks about why inclusion is a better goal than diversity. Aaron Taylor, a member of the Prime Minister's Youth Council, reflects on the generations of activists past that have shaped his own life today.

Duration: 00:13:20


Episode 6: "I love your skin colour"

6/14/2017
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Jenna Tenn-Yuk recites a poem and talks about her experiences reconciling her religion with her sexual orientation. And blogger Anuba Momin speaks about how she came to understand herself as an immigrant settler after she moved to Iqaluit.

Duration: 00:14:39


Episode 5: "We transform adversity into a tame ghost that walks alongside us"

6/13/2017
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Clifton van der Linden, Founder and CEO of Vox Pop Labs speaks about the intersection of technology and democracy. And human rights advocate Remzi Cej imagines a world where we don't limit our imaginations and our empathy.

Duration: 00:17:50


Episode 4: "Someone should ask the fish."

6/7/2017
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Teyotsihstokwáthe Dakota Brant discusses how centuries-old treaties can inform reconciliation today. Academic Zoey Todd explores how ecological management is an exercise in diplomacy. And Sage Petahtegoose speaks on the impact of Indigenous teachings.

Duration: 00:18:06


Episode 3: "I'm looking forward to the end of the war... between the police and my people."

6/7/2017
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City builder Jay Pitter shares the lessons her second grade teacher taught her about creating space. And Desmond Cole, a journalist and activist, interrogates the value of policing.

Duration: 00:12:03


Episode 2: "It's Canada 15,000... Get with the times."

6/7/2017
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Inuk filmmaker Alethea Arnaquq-Baril examines her relationship to Canada 150 as a celebration of a painful history. And Post Doctoral Fellow Maxwell Hartt predicts the future of Canadian society.

Duration: 00:13:47


Episode 1: "To me, the future is accessible... I have a very good imagination."

6/7/2017
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In speeches delivered at The Walrus Talks, accessibility advocate Aimee Louw imagines a future when she can access services without barriers, and Azeezah Kanji, director of the Noor Cultural Centre, interrogates racism and systems of exclusion in Canada.

Duration: 00:15:36


Introducing The Next 150

5/31/2017
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Join Canada's emerging leaders as we explore the future of Canada in this new podcast from CBC and The Walrus Talks.

Duration: 00:01:59