This week’s Hub Roundtable discusses the controversy over the congressional testimonies of three major American university presidents on the presence of antisemitism on university campuses. They also discuss the 25th anniversary of J. L. Granatstein’s famous book, Who Killed Canadian History?, and its legacy and ongoing relevance.
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.
Is populism back on the offensive? The Roundtable discusses elections in Argentina and the Netherlands
This week’s Hub Roundtable discusses Javier Milei and Geert Wilders’ election victories in Argentina and the Netherlands respectively, and what they signal about the state of populism around the world. They also assess the good, the bad, and the ugly in the Trudeau government’s Fall Economic Statement.
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.
‘Are we in the early stages of a crisis?’: The Hub Roundtable on Ottawa’s shifting political landscape and the problem of antisemitism
This week’s Hub Roundtable discusses the shift in Ottawa’s mood regarding the current Liberal government, what a Pierre Poilievre-led government might look like, and the idea of Mark Carney becoming leader of the Liberal Party. They also discuss the surge of antisemitism across Canada.
This week’s Hub Roundtable discusses carbon taxes, the liberal government’s carve-out for home heating fuel in Atlantic Canada and its policy blowbacks as a result. They also discuss liberal politics as a whole, low opinion polls and how the ongoing conflict in the Middle East is dominating federal politics.
‘Ideas have consequences’: The Hub Roundtable on pro-Hamas protests and Trudeau backtracking on the national carbon tax
This week’s Hub Roundtable discusses the Canadian reaction to Israel’s war against Hamas including the extent to which left-wing academic ideas have been reflected in a lot of pro-Hamas protests and rallies across the country. They also discuss the Trudeau government’s announcement this week of new exemptions from the national carbon tax.
This week’s Hub Roundtable welcomes special guest Reihan Salam, President of the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, to join the conversation with executive director Rudyard Griffiths and editor-at-large Sean Speer. They discuss the American reaction to Hamas’s terrorist attacks in Israel and compare and contrast it with the reaction in Canada.
This week’s Hub Roundtable discusses the domestic response to the massacre in Israel perpetrated by Hamas terrorists. How should Canadians respond to the people who celebrated the mass murder of Israeli civilians? And is this a wake-up call for anyone who was complacent in the face of rising anti-Semitism in the country?
This week’s Hub Roundtable looks ahead to Thanksgiving weekend and discusses the general feeling of malaise that seems to permeate North America. We also debate whether this fiscal discontent sets the stage for a former central banker to take over the prime minister’s job. Are things falling into place for former Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney?