Human trafficking worse today than decades ago

Following release of the movie Sound of Freedom, many people are surprised to learn human trafficking and slavery are still present in the 21st century. But according to Lisa Daftari of The Foreign Desk, human trafficking is actually much worse today than decades ago. 

Lisa also discusses sanctuary cities in the U.S. having regrets after opening their doors to become safe havens for illegal migrants….and the Biden administration threatening to sue the state of Texas over barriers in the Rio Grande.

Catch the full interview with Lisa and BCN’s Jeannette Rocher



Jeannette Rocher

Born in Puerto Rico, raised in Minnesota and Manitoba, Jeannette has had the opportunity to live in a variety of places including New York, Arizona, and Nevada. After completing college and a paid internship with CBC Winnipeg, Jeannette embarked on her journalism career by moving overseas to take a job on the island of Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands. While overseas she covered stories in Fiji, Guam and Japan including the 2011 tsunami that hit Japan and its surrounding islands. She covered a mass shooting, an Earth quake, murder cases and other substantial court cases. In 2013 she moved to Alberta where she covered the devastating floods of High River and Medicine Hat for CTV News. She then went on to produce and host Go! Southern Alberta for Shaw TV. She now calls Miracle Channel home. In addition to reporting in the field, you can catch her anchoring daily weather reports, as well as longer interview segments on BCN, and the week-in-review show on BCN Weekends. 

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