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‘This is not a new problem’: Amanda Lang on Bell’s layoffs and Canada’s productivity woes

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland delivers a keynote speech hosted by the Toronto Region Board of Trade in Toronto, Monday, April 3, 2023. Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press.

Award-winning journalist and best-selling author Amanda Lang and The Hub‘s Editor-at-Large Sean Speer discuss Bell Canada’s announcement of layoffs in its media business and what they signal about the unwinding of the “grand bargain” between business and government in protected sectors, including whether we may ultimately see the opening up of these parts of our economy to greater competition.

You can listen to this episode of Hub Dialogues on AcastAmazonAppleGoogle, and Spotify. 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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