34 episodes

We interview leaders in business, government, academia and more across industries to define a strong vision for Canada's future economy.

TheFutureEconomy.ca Podcast TheFutureEconomy.ca

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We interview leaders in business, government, academia and more across industries to define a strong vision for Canada's future economy.

    How the National Indigenous Economic Strategy will Bring Prosperity to All

    How the National Indigenous Economic Strategy will Bring Prosperity to All

    • 31 min
    Can Canada Build the Infrastructure We Need for Our Future Economy?

    Can Canada Build the Infrastructure We Need for Our Future Economy?

    • 38 min
    How Agricultural Genomics will Make Canadian Food Systems Sustainable

    How Agricultural Genomics will Make Canadian Food Systems Sustainable

    • 56 min
    Does Canada Already Have the Tech to Beat Climate Change?

    Does Canada Already Have the Tech to Beat Climate Change?

    The climate change crisis is ongoing, so why isn’t Canada acting faster with the clean technologies we already have? Bob McDonald, Host of Quirks and Quarks with Bob McDonald on CBC Radio and Author of The Future is Now: Solving the Climate Crisis with Today’s Technologies, tells us what Canada must do to fast-track its energy transition.

    • 37 min
    Canada’s Esports and Video Gaming Industry

    Canada’s Esports and Video Gaming Industry

    How will video games and esports change the landscape of media and entertainment? What are the opportunities that can be found in this burgeoning sector? OverActive Media President and CEO Chris Overholt is one of the pioneers of Canada’s emerging esports scene, and he says there is a bright future in this space for players, esports athletes, developers, venues and all adjacent industries and markets. He shares his insights on what Canada must do - specifically our sports authorities - to make the Canadian esports scene one of the biggest in the world.

    • 28 min
    How to Attract, Retain and Train Workers for the Future Economy

    How to Attract, Retain and Train Workers for the Future Economy

    Canadian companies are struggling with a labour shortage as well as the looming challenge of reskilling and upskilling workers for the clean and digital transition. Canadian Labour Congress President Bea Bruske addresses these concerns and shares her insights on what employers must do - with the aid of government, unions, wider industry and academia - to get the Canadian labour force ready for the future.

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

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5 Ratings

Lpenpen ,

Great!

Great content with industry experts. A quick and interesting way to get in-depth knowledge on issues that are of interest right now.

Flomotion27 ,

Great format & style!

Really like the format & style of this podcast that narrates 4 interviews on cannabis & the bioeconomy! :-)

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