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What you need to know about Canadian business this week in under 30 minutes. Hosted by the Financial Post's Emily Jackson.

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What you need to know about Canadian business this week in under 30 minutes. Hosted by the Financial Post's Emily Jackson.

    Stock market bonanza due for ‘interruption’ of 5% to 10% (Manulife chief economist Frances Donald)

    Stock market bonanza due for ‘interruption’ of 5% to 10% (Manulife chief economist Frances Donald)

    The stock market is on fire this year even as economic indicators remain on the shaky side. Exuberance on one hand, skepticism on the other. Manulife chief economist Frances Donald talks to host Emily Jackson about how she sees the year unfolding for the markets and economy

    • 20 min
    What’s in store for Canada’s energy sector in 2020 (with Jackie Forrest, senior director, Arc Energy Research Institute)

    What’s in store for Canada’s energy sector in 2020 (with Jackie Forrest, senior director, Arc Energy Research Institute)

    On this week's Down to Business, host Emily Jackson speaks with Jackie Forrest, senior director at the Arc Energy Research Institute, about some of the pressing issues facing the country’s oil and gas sector, from rising tensions in the Middle East to increased investor focus on carbon emissions.

    • 23 min
    Top takeaways from the Canadian business world (Financial Post editor Nicole MacAdam)

    Top takeaways from the Canadian business world (Financial Post editor Nicole MacAdam)

    Financial Post editor Nicole MacAdam is moving on to become editor-in-chief of the Ottawa Citizen and Ottawa Sun. In this Down to Business bonus episode, she talks with host Emily Jackson about the important trends she has seen over the past four years, including the disruption of businesses by innovation and technology, trade protectionism and the rise of the #MeToo movement in the business community.

    • 9 min
    One trillion reasons investing will change in the new decade (BMO’s Joanna Rotenberg)

    One trillion reasons investing will change in the new decade (BMO’s Joanna Rotenberg)

    On this week’s Down to Business, Joanna Rotenberg, group head of BMO wealth management, talks to host Emily Jackson about three sweeping changes coming in the next decade, how investment strategies will evolve and where the smart money is going in 2020.

    • 20 min
    How Canada's economy fared in 2019

    How Canada's economy fared in 2019

    This week on Down to Business, Financial Post national business columnist Kevin Carmichael joins host Emily Jackson to discuss Canada’s economic performance in 2019 and what it says about 2020.

    • 23 min
    Inside the strategy of one of Canada’s fastest growing retailers (Saje CEO Kate Ross LeBlanc)

    Inside the strategy of one of Canada’s fastest growing retailers (Saje CEO Kate Ross LeBlanc)

    25 years ago Kate Ross LeBlanc and her husband started a company selling the essential oils that had helped him recover from a car accident. Now they have 84 stores in North America and revenue has grown 1,500% over the past five years. Host Emily Jackson talks to Kate about how they did it

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

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Excellent podcast

Look forward to each release. Emily does a great job with her interviews....personable yet can ask the tough questions. Topics are excellent.

Beastor T ,

Awesome!

I look forward to listening every week. Emily Jackson’s collegial but hard-hitting questions make the interviews so fascinating to hear— I feel that I’ve gained so much knowledge about financial topics relevant to Canadians. Pls keep up the good work!

pc3- ,

Solid content, flimsy audio quality

I would have give it a five star for the content of the podcast if not for the poor audio quality. The latest episode features a phone-in interview and I can hardly hear the guest's voice due to poor sound quality.

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