Off the Hour / Jan. 24, 5-6pm / Mexican Refugee Woman Fights Deportation
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Featured on today’s program:
-Ivonne Angelina Hernandez Segura, a survivor of conjugal violence who has been living without immigration status in Canada for a year and a half, was arrested in a pre-planned public ambush involving police and border authorities on January 22nd, and is now facing deportation to Mexico.
-As public testimony concerning Bill 60, the so-called ‘Secular Charter of Values’, continues at the National Assembly in Quebec City, many individuals, towns and organizations are speaking out against a law that they see as xenophobic and unfair. Tonight, Off the Hour brings you an interview with the outspoken mayor of the town of Cote-Saint-Luc, Anthony Housefather. This interview was produced by Andre Goulet for the news collective.
-A report from a support rally for Deepan Budlakoti held outside Liberal leader Justin Trudeau’s Montreal office.
-A report on a Concordia geography study on condo conversions in Petite Patrie.
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