One in five Canadians speaks English (and French) as a second language. And more Canadians than ever speak with an accent, including Babel host Mariel Borelli. But while we love diversity in the streets, it can be a different story in the workplace. Babel explores what it’s like to have an accent on the job in Canada.
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16-year-old Jocelyn recounts the last day she saw her mother and how her family’s life has changed since the deportation.
Speakers: Professor David Buckingham, Ranjana Das, Dr Chris Davies, Professor Sonia Livingstone, Dr Rebecca Willet Chair: Charlie Beckett
Proposes a way to make millions from our illegal immigrant population. Sends a Valentine’s note to Firestone from their Liberian rubber tappers. Presents research that the Bible is a two-part propaganda piece written after the "fall" of Jerusalem by Hebrew collaborators with Rome. Includes a poem by Mary Oliver and a song about child slaves on cocoa plantations by Cassandra Coraggio.
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