674 episodes

Fast Canadian business news. Get up-to-speed quick with a fun and smart breakdown of the three biggest Canadian and global business stories in less than 10 minutes.

The Peak Daily The Peak

    • News
    • 4.6 • 247 Ratings

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

Fast Canadian business news. Get up-to-speed quick with a fun and smart breakdown of the three biggest Canadian and global business stories in less than 10 minutes.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    Movie hangover 🎥– Barbenheimer box office hangover, Windsor’s plan to save its downtown.

    Movie hangover 🎥– Barbenheimer box office hangover, Windsor’s plan to save its downtown.

    This past weekend, Canadian and U.S. box office numbers were down 40% compared to last year, after disappointing new releases by both Furiosa and Garfield. In fact, it was one of the weakest Memorial Day weekends seen at the movies since the early 1980s.
    As cities across Canada grapple with high office vacancy rates, Windsor has rolled out a $3.2 million plan to lure people back into its desolate business district.
    Celebrating something? Let us know here: https://thepeak.typeform.com/to/MNdYA3TO

    • 7 min
    Movie hangover 🎥– Barbenheimer box office hangover, Windsor’s plan to save its downtown.

    Movie hangover 🎥– Barbenheimer box office hangover, Windsor’s plan to save its downtown.

    This past weekend, Canadian and U.S. box office numbers were down 40% compared to last year, after disappointing new releases by both Furiosa and Garfield. In fact, it was one of the weakest Memorial Day weekends seen at the movies since the early 1980s.
    As cities across Canada grapple with high office vacancy rates, Windsor has rolled out a $3.2 million plan to lure people back into its desolate business district.
    Celebrating something? Let us know here: https://thepeak.typeform.com/to/MNdYA3TO

    • 7 min
    No baggage ✈️ – WestJet rolls out cheap seats, Shein and Temu imports are overwhelming.

    No baggage ✈️ – WestJet rolls out cheap seats, Shein and Temu imports are overwhelming.

    Air travel is starting to feel more and more like building a Chipotle bowl: If you want the good stuff, it’s going to cost you.
    Online bargain bin giants like Shein and Temu have benefitted from long-standing tax breaks forgoing duties on foreign packages under a certain price threshold, but that might soon end.
    Celebrating something? Let us know here: https://thepeak.typeform.com/to/MNdYA3TO

    • 5 min
    Low risk 📊— Troubling times for Lululemon, Pension plans are lowering risk.

    Low risk 📊— Troubling times for Lululemon, Pension plans are lowering risk.

    Tariffs recently announced by the U.S. on a slew of Chinese imports have forced Canada to answer some tough questions about its climate plans.
    Western Canada has seen an early start to the wildfire season, but some new high-tech cameras are proving to be a powerful weapon for fighting the flames.
    Celebrating something? Let us know here: https://thepeak.typeform.com/to/MNdYA3TO

    • 7 min
     Trade tribulations 🚙— Canada has a tariff dilemma. AI cameras notch assist in wildfire fight.

     Trade tribulations 🚙— Canada has a tariff dilemma. AI cameras notch assist in wildfire fight.

    Tariffs recently announced by the U.S. on a slew of Chinese imports have forced Canada to answer some tough questions about its climate plans.
    Western Canada has seen an early start to the wildfire season, but some new high-tech cameras are proving to be a powerful weapon for fighting the flames.
    Celebrating something? Let us know here: https://thepeak.typeform.com/to/MNdYA3TO

    • 7 min
     Up in flames 🔥 — Phoenix is burning cash, Via Rail ridership is up.

     Up in flames 🔥 — Phoenix is burning cash, Via Rail ridership is up.

    Jumping on the train might seem like a nice alternative to a traffic jam… until you realize your train is also sitting in a traffic jam.
    Unlike the mythological bird of the same name, the federal government’s Phoenix payroll system is not going to rise from the ashes.
    Celebrating something? Let us know here: https://thepeak.typeform.com/to/MNdYA3TO

    • 8 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
247 Ratings

247 Ratings

FP&A Fan ,

Great Podcast

I love this podcast. Great content delivered in fun lighthearted manner.

allison9645 ,

Keep 2 hosts!

I like this podcast because of the back and forth between the two hosts! Great job filling in Alex! They do cover key topics in a short time span which I like.

myfirstreview816 ,

Bad audio

Can’t stand the audio quality over the last couple months. Sound cuts out. Will unsubscribe from the pod until this is fixed.

Top Podcasts In News

The Daily
The New York Times
Front Burner
CBC
The Tucker Carlson Show
Tucker Carlson Network
Serial
Serial Productions & The New York Times
Global News Podcast
BBC World Service
CANADALAND
CANADALAND

You Might Also Like

The Decibel
The Globe and Mail
The Big Story
Frequency Podcast Network
The Canadian Investor
Braden Dennis & Simon Belanger
This Matters
Toronto Star
TLDR
Kyla Scanlon, Devin Friedman, Kat Angus, Sarah Rieger, Matthew Karasz
The Loonie Hour
Steve Saretsky