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Wonk with Mike Episode 19: USMCA, with Maryscott Greenwood

“Canada hung tough and as the prime minister mentioned earlier today, Canada I think is the only country in the G7 that has a free trade agreement now with everybody in the G7.” On this special edition of Wonk with Mike, host Mike Moffatt gets reaction from Maryscott Greenwood, CEO of the Canadian American Business […]

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Wonk with Mike Episode 18: Immigrants and the Quebec Election, with Leslie Cheung

“It creates a pecking order. If Muslims are first on the list of not Quebecois or not Quebecois enough than who’s next on the list?” Host Mike Moffatt is joined by “recovering academic” Leslie Cheung whose research on second generation immigrant identity in Quebec – and sub-nationalism more broadly – provides a deeper understanding of […]

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Wonk with Mike Episode 16: Data Obesity, with Dr. Hal Varian

“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 […]

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