Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023. Justin Tang/The Canadian Press.

The Roundtable on the state of the economy and the impact of Google's $100-million deal

This week’s Hub Roundtable discusses recent Canadian economic data, including a decline in third-quarter GDP, a rise in the national unemployment rate, and historically low consumer confidence, and what these bearish numbers tell us about the country’s political economy. They also discuss Google’s $100 million deal with the Trudeau government for the news media and what it may mean for the future of journalism.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks to reporters as he arrives to a caucus meeting in Ottawa on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2023. Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press.

‘It furthers the isolation of Canada’: Hub Roundtable reacts to Justin Trudeau’s speech on Israel

This week’s Hub Roundtable discusses Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s controversial comments on the Israel-Hamas conflict and their implications for Canada’s international standing. They also cover the upcoming Fall Economic Statement and Ottawa’s deteriorating fiscal position and talk about the impending launch of The Hub’s Future of News series.

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