Coming Up: Tuesday - August 10, 2010
(Repeat at 8pm or hear on-line)
According to a new government directive, Canadian immigration officers are now required to report anyone who tries to desert their country's armed forces and come to Canada as conscientious objector. Ottawa says it's the right thing to do since desertion is a crime in Canada too. But critics say it ignores Canada's long history of being a haven for conscientious objectors. We open up that debate.
Radio: CBC Radio One, 99.1 FM in Toronto
You can call in or send a comment thanking CBC Radio for covering the issue and offering support to Bill C-440 and war resisters: here.