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‘A decades-old problem’: Amanda Lang on Canada’s flagging productivity. Plus, the BOC’s interest rate hike

Construction workers rig materials for a lift in Toronto on Tuesday, September 29, 2020. Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press.

This is the fifth episode of The Hub’s bi-weekly series featuring Sean Speer in conversation with award-winning journalist and best-selling author Amanda Lang. The two discuss recent data on Canada’s poor productivity performance and the consequences for national living standards. They also cover the Bank of Canada’s recent interest rate hike and whether its 2 percent inflation target will withstand the current bout with inflation.

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

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