Colin Robertson, former Canadian diplomat and current Vice President and Fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute, joins host Aaron Reynolds to explain what the work of an ambassador looks like, their role on the international stage, and the fine line between politics and diplomacy.
Host Alex Paterson sits down with longtime Nova Scotia MP Scott Brison to chat about his decision to retire from public service after 22 years in politics, representing the riding of Kings-Hants. The two reflect on the ups and downs of his journey, the importance of legislators in Canadian society, and what he hopes to achieve in his next phase of life.
BuzzFeed’s Elamin Abdelmahmoud and Vocal Fry Studios’ Vicky Mochama join host Sarah Turnbull at Toronto’s Lakeview Diner to talk about the mixed messages surrounding Meng Wanzhou’s extradition, Canada’s new food guide, and the nominations for the 91st Academy Awards.
Host Sarah Turnbull is joined by Shannon Proudfoot of Maclean’s and Tim Powers of Summa Strategies, to chat about the week’s headlines. Topics include: The welcoming of a Saudi teen fleeing her allegedly abusive family, the ups and downs of the Liberal’s cabinet shuffle, drama in the Burnaby South by-election, and Gillette’s new “toxic masculinity” ad that’s sparking controversy.
Dr. Danielle Martin, family physician and vice-president of Medical Affairs and Health System Solutions at the Women’s College Hospital, joins host Aaron Reynolds to explain how Canada’s health care system works, how it came to be, and what challenges it faces in adapting to changes in modern medicine.
Host Sarah Turnbull sits down with Susan Delacourt, national columnist and Ottawa bureau chief at the Toronto Star and David Reevely, news editor at The Canadian Press to talk about the week’s headlines. Topics include: U.S. President Donald Trump’s address to the nation regarding the proposed wall at the U.S./Mexico border, the Liberal’s impending cabinet shuffle following MP Scott Brison’s retirement announcement, and former Prime Minister Kim Campbell’s profanity on Twitter.
Canada 2020 is hiring a Junior Producer to join the Canada 2020 team in Ottawa, Ontario on a two-year contract. The 2020 Network launched in June, 2018 with daily shows focused on current affairs, policy issues, and arts and culture. The network is an extension of Canada 2020’s mandate as a convener and curator of interesting ideas, presented […]