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For the past twelve years, contributing editor and host Allan Gregg has had in-depth conversations with some of the world's most prominent authors, artists, and cutting-edge thinkers. "Whether the subject is evolutionary paleontology or the culture of amateur hockey, whether our guests are household names like Adrienne Clarkson or Salman Rushdie, or less well-known but important thinkers like Malcolm Gladwell or Edward O. Wilson, our show endeavours to reach beyond the headlines to explore the forces that create the news," says Gregg. By investigating not merely the whats of current affairs but also the whys, Allan Gregg in Conversation tries to give viewers a context in which to understand the world around them.

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For the past twelve years, contributing editor and host Allan Gregg has had in-depth conversations with some of the world's most prominent authors, artists, and cutting-edge thinkers. "Whether the subject is evolutionary paleontology or the culture of amateur hockey, whether our guests are household names like Adrienne Clarkson or Salman Rushdie, or less well-known but important thinkers like Malcolm Gladwell or Edward O. Wilson, our show endeavours to reach beyond the headlines to explore the forces that create the news," says Gregg. By investigating not merely the whats of current affairs but also the whys, Allan Gregg in Conversation tries to give viewers a context in which to understand the world around them.

    Money Manager Stephen Jarislowsky Gives Advice

    Money Manager Stephen Jarislowsky Gives Advice

    Canadian money manager Stephen Jarislowsky is the author of "The Investment Zoo". Jarislowsky is known for his defence of shareholders' rights and as an advocate of good corporate governance. He is opposed to excessive CEO packages that include options and bonuses. His advice to investors is to find a company you understand and that is the best-managed in the industry and stay with it. Originally aired June 2005.

    • 11 min
    Mark Kingwell On Glenn Gould

    Mark Kingwell On Glenn Gould

    Pianist Glenn Gould is the subject of a new book by philosopher Mark Kingwell. Born in Toronto, Glenn Gould became a towering figure in the world of classical music. Eccentric and reclusive his fame has only grown since his death in 1982. Kingwell's book "Glenn Gould" is part of the Extraordinary Canadians Series. Originally aired January 2010.

    • 27 min
    Jeremy Rifkin On Entering The Third Industrial Revolution

    Jeremy Rifkin On Entering The Third Industrial Revolution

    Economist Jeremy Rifkin is the author of "The Third Industrial Revolution". According to Rifkin, industrial revolutions occur when new energy regimes emerge and new communications systems enable them to become operational. We are now entering a third industrial revolution, one which combines renewable energy and internet technology to transform the power grid.

    • 27 min
    Yann Martel On The Illustrated Version Of Life Of Pi

    Yann Martel On The Illustrated Version Of Life Of Pi

    Canada's Yann Martel shot to international fame with his novel "Life of Pi". He won the prestigious Booker Prize and his novel went on to sell six-million copies worldwide and a movie version was made with director Ang Lee. Now Martel has come out with a special illustrated edition of "Life of Pi".
    Originally aired February 2008.

    • 13 min
    David Pecaut On The Impact Of Technology In The Workplace

    David Pecaut On The Impact Of Technology In The Workplace

    David Pecaut and Carla Lipsig-Mumme discuss the impact of technology in the workplace. Does is lead to a reduction in the workforce?Does it empower the workforce? David Pecaut went on to co-found the Toronto annual arts festival Luminato. Sadly, David Pecaut died on December 14th, 2009. This programme was broadcast in April 1995.

    • 12 min
    Michael Reist

    Michael Reist

    Teacher Michael Reist is the author of "Raising Boys In A New Kind Of World". Reist explains why boys are lagging academically and he gives advice on how to help them succeed in school. He believes teaching definitely needs more male teachers.

    • 14 min

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