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Wonk with Mike Episode 23: Cities on the Move, with Mayor Jeff Lehman

“Unfortunately most of our services – many of our services anyway – have been built to follow the same model, really a reactive model but they’re full of people who care a huge amount about their community.” Host Mike Moffatt is joined by the Mayor of Barrie, Ontario, Jeff Lehman to chat about sparking innovation […]

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/Thread Episode 21: Polarization, Pipe Bombs, and Apologies

“Most of us live in a world that we know is complicated and we know things can’t be as simple as people are saying but it’s far too easy to turn the world into friends and enemies, all bad all good.” Host Sarah Turnbull is joined by Toronto Star columnist and Ottawa bureau chief, Susan […]

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Quality Content Episode 11: On The Podium, with Alexander Shelley

“For some people when they hear the words symphony or classical music, a wall goes up. They feel like there’s a tent that they’re not in and that they don’t know enough for some reason. It’s really so important to me to invite people into that tent.” The National Arts Centre Orchestra’s Music Director, Alexander […]

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Photos from the Tax & Competitiveness Summit

Hon. Andrew Leslie Sarah Goldfeder, Bruce Ball, Fred O’Riordan Francis Fong Ian Mckay, Sarah Turnbull Kevin Brookes Heather Scoffield, Robert Asselin, Sean Speer Trevin Stratton Liz Mulholland Susan Smith, Hon. John Manley Paul Lefebvre Kevin Milligan  

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Explain Like I’m Five Episode 15: Cannabis legalization, with Anne McLellan

“Good rule to start with, if you can’t smoke tobacco wherever you are, you cannot smoke cannabis.” Host Aaron Reynolds sits down with Anne McLellan, former deputy prime minister, cabinet minister, and chair of Canada’s task force on cannabis legalization and regulation to discuss the rollout of cannabis law in Canada. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud, Google Play

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In Conversation with Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Bob Woodward

November 7th, 2018 | Royal York Hotel, Toronto | 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm On November 7th, 2018, the day after the U.S midterm elections, Canada 2020 will host Bob Woodward, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist and author of Fear: Trump in the White House, for a luncheon event at the Royal York Hotel in Toronto. Bob Woodward was […]

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Wonk with Mike Episode 21: Stats Cannabis, with James Tebrake

“Our issue was not so much how are we going to measure [cannabis] going forward but how do we measure the back period, the illegal period, so that when we provide a measure of GDP post-legalization we have a nice consistent time series.” Host Mike Moffatt sat down James Tebrake, Director General of the Macroeconomics […]

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