Canola Crisis, with Kelsey Johnson
Kelsey Johnson, agriculture reporter at iPolitics joins Sarah Turnbull to talk about the significance of canola production in Canada and why the industry is facing major uncertainties due to a "scientific-based disagreement" with China.
Cyber Security, with Stephanie MacLellan
Stephanie MacLellan, senior research associate at the Centre for International Governance Innovation joins Sarah Turnbull to unpack cyber security. The two discuss how cyber threats have changed over the years, who monitors suspicious behaviour online in Canada, how regulations are enforced, and why we should be prepared for interference in the upcoming federal election.
Debts and Deficits, with Helaina Gaspard
Last month the federal government unveiled their final budget before the fall election, and just last week Ontario's PC government unveiled their first budget since taking office. With all this talk about government budgets, we thought we would revisit Aaron Reynolds' conversation with Helaina Gaspard, director of governance and institutions at the Institute of Fiscal Studies and Democracy at the University of Ottawa. She explains debts, deficits, and how government spending actually works.
Pipelines, with Sean Kheraj
The Alberta election is heating up, which means we're hearing a lot about pipelines. So, today we're revisiting Aaron Reynolds' conversation with Canadian and environmental history professor at York University Sean Kheraj about their history, purpose and why they're so controversial.
Carbon Pricing, with Mark Cameron
Today we're recirculating host Aaron Reynolds' timely conversation with Mark Cameron, executive director of Canadians for Clean Prosperity, to unpack carbon pricing. The two chat about the origins of the concept, how CO2 emissions are measured, how tax mechanisms are enforced, and where the money ends up.
Blockchain, with Anne Connelly
Anne Connelly, member of the blockchain faculty at Singularity University in Silicon Valley, explains to Aaron Reynolds what blockchain is, how it came about, and its real-world applications.