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?
This week’s Hub Roundtable discusses the controversy about the attendance of a Ukrainian man who fought for a Nazi unit at Ukrainian President Zelenskyy’s speech to Parliament. Plus, the future of the CBC as political opposition to the broadcaster grows.
This week’s Hub Roundtable discusses the fallout from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s allegation of India’s involvement in the killing of a Sikh Canadian earlier this year. We also talk about the ongoing Greenbelt development scandal in Ontario and what a series of high-level resignations means for Doug Ford’s government.
This week’s Hub Roundtable discusses the federal government’s demand of major Canadian grocers to come up with a plan to stabilize prices before Thanksgiving. Is this a sign of economic illiteracy from the government or poll-driven desperation? We also discuss the 2023 Global Progress Action Summit being held in Montreal.
This week’s Hub Roundtable discusses the implications of the newly-released regulations for the government’s online news law. We also talk about the Liberal government’s plummeting poll numbers and what Prime Minister Justin Trudeau can do to pull out of this free-fall.
This week’s Hub Roundtable discusses the bizarre state of housing in Canada, where an income near the top ten percent is necessary to get into the Toronto market. Is this creating divisions in our society down class and age lines? We also talk about the growth of the global middle class and what it means for Canada’s ability to compete in the world.
This week’s Hub Roundtable discusses the federal Cabinet retreat in Charlottetown, including its focus on the country’s housing crisis. They also discuss new polling that finds a majority of Canadians believe that Prime Minister Trudeau should step down.
Would Americans flee a second Trump term? The Hub Roundtable on U.S. refugees, a new National Energy Policy, and the birth of a populist troubadour
This week’s Hub Roundtable discusses extraordinary reports that the Canadian government is contingency planning for the rise of authoritarianism in the United States, including the prospects of political refugees. It also covers new national electricity regulations, plus the viral, new song, “Rich men North of Richmond”.
The Hub Roundtable: Should we be worried about our young men? Plus, what the Greenbelt controversy says about our state capacity
This week’s Hub Roundtable discusses the increased prominence of “existential politics” online, which can sometimes take young activists into worlds of misogyny and racism. We also discuss the ongoing controversy around Doug Ford’s government and Greenbelt development. What does this saga tell us about our state capacity?
‘An overwhelming sense of disarray’: The Hub Roundtable on crime and immigration as growing political issues. Plus, Taylor Swift to take over Toronto
This week’s Hub Roundtable discusses recent polling showing the changing attitude of Canadians on crime, immigration, which has quickly gone from a taboo topic to a salient part of our elite discourse, and, finally, the story dominating the headlines this week: Taylor Swift is finally coming to Canada (well, Toronto, anyway).