A food delivery worker rides an electric bike in downtown Vancouver, on Tuesday, January 12, 2021. Darryl Dyck?The Canadian Press.

Amanda Lang on the big labour market trends heading into 2024

This episode of In Coversation with Amanda Lang features discussion on the big labour market trends in Canada as we enter 2024 including the rise of “gig work”, the growth in the federal government’s employment footprint, and whether Canadian workers will face pressure to return to the office more regularly in the coming year.

Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland speaks at the Dow Chemical announcement, that will finalized plans to construct the world's first net-zero carbon emissions ethylene and derivatives complex, in Alberta, on Wednesday November 29, 2023. Jason Franson/Teh Canadian Press.

Amanda Lang breaks down new GDP figures and the direction of Canada's economy

This is the thirteenth 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 a recent string of economic data releases—including GDP figures, consumer confidence numbers, and bank earnings—and what they tell us about the state of Canada’s economy.