“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 Delacourt and Principal at Earnscliffe Strategy Group, Sarah Goldfeder. Topics addressed: whether “sunny ways” will survive the next election, how polarization in the U.S. took a turn for the worse, and daytime TV host Megyn Kelly’s “blackface” apology that went nowhere.
“I am a big believer in the power and autonomy of local government in Canada.”
Host Mike Moffatt is joined by Kate Graham, PhD candidate studying the role and power of mayors in Canada’s urban centres. The two discuss the changing nature of the job, getting women more involved in local politics, and upcoming municipal elections.
Host Sarah Turnbull is joined by Mike Moffatt and journalist Dale Smith to chat about Quebec MP Maxime Bernier’s departure from the CPC, Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s appearances across Canada, and Hayley Wickenheiser joining the Toronto Maple Leafs leadership team.
Alexandre Gagnon, Vice-President of Amazon Canada & Mexico, joins Mike Moffatt in the Canada 2020 studios to discuss Amazon’s expansion plans in Canada, tax policy, cultural protections, and the future of e-commerce. Recorded live on August 21st, 2018.