This episode of In Conversation with Amanda Lang features discussion on 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.
This episode of In Conversation with Amanda Lang covers this week’s Q1 GDP numbers, the Alberta election results and their implications for Canadian public policy, and State Farm Insurance’s withdrawal from home insurance in California and how it may foretell a growing policy issue in Canada.
This is the third episode of The Hub’s bi-weekly series featuring Amanda Lang. The discussion centres on the recent political controversy over electric vehicle subsidies in Canada as well as the possible economic, social, and political consequences of growing to 100 million Canadians by 2100.
This episode of Amanda Lang features discussion on recent high-profile labour strikes in Canada and the United States and the questions they raise about the so-called “right to strike”, the role of labour unions in the modern economy. Plus, the Florida Panthers ban Canadians from playoff games.