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Wonk with Mike Episode 20: A Friend, a Job, and a Home, with Jodi Butts

“We really need to think about the means of attachment of our social safety net. Should it really by tied to traditional employment? I think we’re going to see more and more that we need to get away from that model.” Jodi Butts, former Chief Executive of Rise Asset Development and current Canada Goose board member, […]

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Call for Proposals: Web Development

Canada 2020 is seeking to engage the services of an experienced web developer to relaunch canada2020.ca and its associated project web properties. In 2019, Canada 2020 will launch a new version of Canada2020.ca. To accomplish this, we require the assistance of an experienced web developer or firm to work with our Ottawa-based team on the conception, build and launch of a new web property.

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Explain like I’m Five Episode 13: Governor General, with Philippe Lagassé

“The Queen and the governor general, as embodiments of the crown, are supposed to reflect Canadians back onto themselves, so they’re kind of there in an apolitical, non-partisan capacity.” Philippe Lagassé associate professor at Carleton University and expert on the Westminster system, spoke with Aaron Reynolds about the purpose and relevancy of Canada’s Governor General. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud, Google Play

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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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/Thread Episode 17: Ford/Kavanaugh Hearings, Payette as Governor General, and Covering Polarizing People

“It’s the polarization that terrifies me. It’s the idea that democrats and republicans can’t do anything together in the United States anymore. This is a really vivid and highly intimate look into what polarization can do to human beings and to due process.” Host Sarah Turnbull chats with National Post reporter Marie-Danielle Smith and author, political commentator, […]

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Quality Content Episode 10: The Millennial Challenge, with Caro Loutfi and Jeremy Heimans

“There’s a lot to learn from these new decentralized movements. They don’t look like institutions, they don’t have formal structured leadership, but they do have many leaders and their capacity to change norms can be immense.” Caro Loutfi, executive director of Apathy Is Boring, and Jeremy Heimans, CEO of Purpose, join host Sarah Turnbull at […]

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Wonk with Mike Episode 17: Stand Up and Run, with Jessica Post

“A lot of what we’re having to do to win is express the hard work and commitment to skills-based and trade-based education that many of these candidates have.” Host Mike Moffatt speaks to Jessica Post, executive director of the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee at the Global Progress Summit in Montréal about regaining the support of […]

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