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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.

    COVID-weary Canada should brace for 'worst wave of them all' in April

    COVID-weary Canada should brace for 'worst wave of them all' in April

    This week Down to Business looks at how we are coping with the pandemic one year on and the challenges of vaccine rollout in Canada, perhaps the single biggest issue right now affecting the economic recovery

    • 26 min
    How Alberta's old oil wells could feed the world's growing hunger for lithium

    How Alberta's old oil wells could feed the world's growing hunger for lithium

    This week, on Down to Business, Chris Doornbros explains how his company Calgary-based E3 Metals is working on technology to extract lithium from old oil and gas reservoirs in Alberta, and how this process could help revolutionize the way we use energy.

    • 17 min
    Brace yourself for 'very dismal' economic numbers, then a rush for restaurant reservations

    Brace yourself for 'very dismal' economic numbers, then a rush for restaurant reservations

    Deloitte chief economist Craig Alexander talks about what lies ahead as we battle a second wave of the coronavirus and how the pandemic's legacy will be deep economic scars, but also opportunities and innovation.

    • 19 min
    Market manipulation or David vs Goliath? Unpacking the Reddit trader phenomenon

    Market manipulation or David vs Goliath? Unpacking the Reddit trader phenomenon

    This week on Down to Business, host Gabriel Friedman talks to two financial experts with very different takes on the wild run-up in stocks brought on by Reddit message boards and online trading.

    • 30 min
    David Dodge on the challenges ahead for Canada's post-COVID economy

    David Dodge on the challenges ahead for Canada's post-COVID economy

    This week on Down to Business, economist David Dodge, former governor of the Bank of Canada, talks about missed opportunities during the pandemic and how the government now must find a way to invest money so that it increases the country’s productivity.

    • 18 min
    'Real potential for on-going terrorist acts' in wake of Washington insurrection: expert

    'Real potential for on-going terrorist acts' in wake of Washington insurrection: expert

    This week on Down to Business, Carleton political science professor Laura Macdonald talks about the angry mobs storming the Capitol and what U.S. instability means for Canada, and for the North American regional economy.

    • 11 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
123 Ratings

123 Ratings

woreline_101 ,

Valuable

The powerful land insightful guests that are on this podcast, make this a must listen. From former bank governor to CEO’s. keep up the great work.

FP reviewer ,

One sided

Author takes a position and finds evidence to support it. Issues are rarely so clearcut as how they are presented in this podcast

lmgordon ,

Fantastic Podcast

I love the breadth of topics discussed on this podcast. It’s very well done and I appreciate the Canadian perspective.

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