“So much capital is intangible…today, the most valuable capital is the knowledge in your employee’s head or in the organizational structure. What that means is that kind of capital can sometimes be missed by national counts.” Dr. Hal Varian, Google’s Chief Economist and architect of the AdWords platform, joins host Mike Moffatt to chat about […]
“Lighthizer doesn’t like anybody passing judgement on his wins. He doesn’t want his wins to be temporary, he wants them to be permanent.” Peter Clark, one of Canada’s most active international trade practitioners, joins host Mike Moffatt to discuss the looming NAFTA deadline, which industries will be impacted most by a new deal, and Canada’s […]
“I am a big believer in the power and autonomy of local government in Canada.” Host Mike Moffatt is joined by Kate Graham, PhD candidate studying the role and power of mayors in Canada’s urban centres. The two discuss the changing nature of the job, getting women more involved in local politics, and upcoming municipal […]
“Why are we focusing on meat and dairy? It doesn’t make sense. The science isn’t there. It only makes sense to me if there’s some other agenda.” Host Mike Moffatt is joined by Kingston-based surgeon and critical care specialist Dr. Andrew Samis to talk about the flawed research behind Health Canada’s proposed changes to Canada’s […]
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.
Mark Fisher, Chief Executive Officer of the Council of the Great Lakes, joins Mike Moffatt in the Canada 2020 studio to talk about the massive scale of the Great Lakes economy, binational tourism initiatives, and what a modern NAFTA should look like.
Recorded at the 5th Annual Canada 2020 Conference on June 5th, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ronan Farrow joins Mike Moffatt to talk about the declining influence of the United States and the continuing impacts of the #metoo movement.