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2020 Live Episode 11: In Conversation with Ben Rhodes

On Wednesday, December 12th, Canada 2020 hosted a live event with Ben Rhodes in our Ottawa studio space. His Q&A with Jodi Butts, presented here, covers his new book, The World as It Is, his time as deputy national security advisor to Barack Obama, and transitioning into life after the White House.

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/Thread Episode 28: Geopolitical tensions, Goodbye Centre Block, and Oscar hosts

Host Sarah Turnbull invites in Marie-Danielle Smith of the National Post and Murad Hemmadi of The Logic to discuss: the geopolitical tensions brewing between the U.S., China, and Canada caused initially by the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, saying goodbye to Parliament Hill’s Centre Block building for a decade-long renovation, and Kevin Hart’s decision to step down from hosting the Oscars.

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/Thread Episode 25: Tax competitiveness, media bailouts, and where hypermasculinity meets abuse

Host Sarah Turnbull sits down to chat about the week that was with Mary Anne Carter of Earnscliffe Strategy Group and Marco Vigliotti of iPolitics. The group dives into the fall fiscal update, delivered by Finance Minister Bill Morneau on Wednesday, including tax breaks for corporate Canada and government media bailouts. Also discussed: the ongoing abuse scandal at St. Michael’s College School where six teens have been charged with sexual assault.

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