Just like regular /Thread, only smaller: producers Sarah and Aaron are on vacation, so Alex and Mike take a condensed look-back at the current state of NAFTA negotiations, discuss the political mess that is the TransMountain pipeline, and then give their picks for their favourite episodes that you might have missed on the 2020 Network so far – enjoy!
Host Sarah Turnbull is joined by Mike Moffatt and journalist Dale Smith to chat about Quebec MP Maxime Bernier’s departure from the CPC, Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s appearances across Canada, and Hayley Wickenheiser joining the Toronto Maple Leafs leadership team. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud, Google Play
“It doesn’t matter how [fake news] started. It just matters that the president of the United States, who is sworn to uphold the constitution, which has a first amendment giving us the right to a free press is trashing the press at every turn & only trashing the press critical of his actions…” Guest host Sarah […]
Alexandre Gagnon, Vice-President of Amazon Canada & Mexico, joins Mike Moffatt in the Canada 2020 studios to discuss Amazon’s expansion plans in Canada, tax policy, cultural protections, and the future of e-commerce. Recorded live on August 21st, 2018. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud, Google Play
Sarah Turnbull and Alex Paterson are joined by former diplomat and Macleans editor-at-large Scott Gilmore for a look back at the week. Topics include investing in cannabis, reactions to the Boston Globe’s #enemyofnone editorial campaign, and how to react to Maxime Bernier’s Twitter rant about multiculturalism.
Miles Corak, professor of economics at the Graduate Center at the City University of New York, joins host Aaron Reynolds to talk about the concept of guaranteed basic income, how it could work in practice, and the benefits and goals of the cancelled Ontario pilot program.
Mike Moffatt is joined by Maryscott Greenwood, a former American diplomat to Canada, to talk Canada – US trade, concerns about Chinese steel, NAFTA and NAFTA alternatives, and looming automotive tariffs.
Aaron Reynolds and Alex Paterson are joined by Sarah Goldfeder and Josh McJannett to talk about the week that just ended. Topics include diplomacy by tweet, Space Force and Canada’s place in space innovation, and Buck-a-Beer backlash. Plus, we play the tweet game.