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Photos from the Global Progress 2018 Summit

Matt Brown Marije Laffeber Tim Dixon Jessica Post Amund Vik Caro Loutfi AJ Stokes Chuka Umunna, MP Anna Gainey Sandro Gozi Lia Quartapelle, MP John Podesta Ben Scott Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Lodewijk Asscher, MP June Sarpong Scott Brison, MP Robert Greenhill James Orbinski Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez 

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/Thread Episode 16: Floor-crossing, Muppet sexuality, and Kavanaugh…on a train

On this very special mobile edition of /Thread, host Sarah Turnbull and guests Mike Moffatt and Aaron Reynolds talk about now Conservative MP Leona Alleslev’s floor-crossing, the Twitter uproar over Bert and Ernie’s sexuality, and conspiracy theories about Brett Kavanaugh’s doppelgänger. Recorded live on VIA Rail train 34, travelling from Ottawa to Montréal. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud, Google Play

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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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/Thread Episode 15: Notwithstanding motivations, Max’s new party, and pot at the border

“Can the constitution withstand political actors who don’t respect it?” Host Sarah Turnbull is joined by Mike Moffatt and Aaron Reynolds for a look back at the week that was. Topics include: understanding Premier Ford’s use of the notwithstanding clause, with special guest Vanessa MacDonnell; Max Bernier’s political party branding; and pot regulations at the […]

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Quality Content Episode 9: Design[ing] Canada, with Greg Durrell

“Often times, the best graphic design works so well that we don’t even realize it’s there.” Host Alex Paterson is joined by designer and filmmaker Greg Durrell, whose documentary film Design Canada celebrates the golden era of Canadian graphic design, to discuss how symbols and illustrations continue to define Canada’s cultural identity. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud, Google Play

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Wonk with Mike Episode 15: NAFTA: It’s Not Over Until It’s Over, with Peter Clark

“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 […]

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/Thread Episode 14: Trade negotiations, NYT op-ed reaction, and Nike’s Just Do It campaign

“I found the op-ed interesting to read, a fascinating read, but I also felt a bit betrayed by the process…to me it seemed a bit like journalistic gamesmanship.” Host Sarah Turnbull is joined by Sarah Goldfeder, principle at Earnscliffe Strategy Group and expert in U.S.-Canada trade relations, and Kelsey Johnson, iPolitics agriculture and trade reporter, to […]

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