Hub Dialogue

Freeland battles the inflation fire: The Hub Roundtable on the government’s response to our economic troubles

Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland rises during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, May 30, 2022. Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press.

This week’s Hub Dialogue Roundtable discusses Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland’s speech this week to the Empire Club in Toronto where she announced measures in response to growing inflation. Will it work? And how nervous should Canadians be about an impending recession?

Also, a new poll for The Hub produced by Public Square Research and conducted with the Leger Opinion (LEO) online panel shows Canadians are struggling with high gas prices. Will this drive populist sentiment in Canada?

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