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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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Wonk with Mike Episode 14: The Power of Mayors, with Kate Graham

“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 […]

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Wonk with Mike Episode 8: great lakes, with Mark Fisher

Mark Fisher, Chief Executive Officer of the Council of the Great Lakes, joins Mike Moffatt in the Canada 2020 studio to talk about the massive scale of the Great Lakes economy, binational tourism initiatives, and what a modern NAFTA should look like.

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