Montreal police and politicians have promised to tackle the problem of racial profiling in the city. But is anything actually changing? We speak with people in minority communities who say that while some measures have been taken by the city, incidents continue to occur. We look into exactly what officials have done and what needs to be done to stop the problem once and for all.
Guest(s) : Fo Niemi, Executive Director, CRARR Ethan Cox, Editor, ricochet.media Nakuset, Director of the Native Women's Shelter of Montreal Egbert Gaye, Editor, Community Contact
CityLife examines issues that affect all anglo Montrealers in an engaging and accessible way. Host Richard Dagenais and his team delve into politics, public transit, roadwork, the environment, the economy, immigration, social issues, culture and much more. Each CityLife show zeroes in on a particular subject or issue unfolding in Montréal, often with original approaches and creative coverage of local stories you may not find anywhere else.
Richard Dagenais was born, raised, educated and, continues to be employed, in Montréal. Twice nominated for ACTRA National Radio Awards, he works in Montréal television and radio as a host, anchor, reporter and writer. He is a singer, songwriter, and musician who has performed the anthems for the Expos and Alouettes. He's married with one son and two nutty dogs. He enjoys sports but hates going to the gym; he goes, but he hates it! He's got a blog and he tweets, too!