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The Hub Roundtable: The Laurentian elite investigates itself again

Governor General David Johnston shares a laugh with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau after he was sworn in as prime minister at Rideau Hall in Ottawa on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. Justin Tang/The Canadian Press.

This week’s Hub Dialogue Roundtable discusses the appointment of “eminent Canadian” David Johnston to the position of special rapporteur looking into recent allegations of interference by the Chinese government in Canadian elections. Is he the right person for the job? Does he have a conflict of interest that should preclude him from taking it on?

We also talk about the government’s two controversial bills designed to regulate the internet and wonder if this legislation could have unintended consequences.

You can listen to this episode of Hub Dialogues on Acast, Amazon, Apple, Google, Spotify, or YouTube. The episodes are generously supported by The Ira Gluskin And Maxine Granovsky Gluskin Charitable Foundation.

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