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What you need to know about Canadian business this week in under 30 minutes. Hosted by the Financial Post's Gabe Friedman.

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What you need to know about Canadian business this week in under 30 minutes. Hosted by the Financial Post's Gabe Friedman.

    Why it might be hard for Canada to capture economic opportunities from the energy transition

    Why it might be hard for Canada to capture economic opportunities from the energy transition

    This week on Down to Business, John McNally, program director for clean growth at PLACE Centre, discusses some of the surprising challenges that could make it harder for Canada to capture economic opportunities from the energy transition — such as high housing prices.
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    • 21 min
    What happens to Canada after oil demand peaks?

    What happens to Canada after oil demand peaks?

    This week on Down to Business, economist Aaron Cosbey lays out what he sees happening when demand for fossil fuels peaks in the next decade
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    • 22 min
    Why Canada must build faster to reach climate goals

    Why Canada must build faster to reach climate goals

    Business Council of Alberta has a plan to speed up the construction of infrastructure Canada needs to meet climate goals
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    • 19 min
    The battery eureka moment found in a bag of potato chips

    The battery eureka moment found in a bag of potato chips

    This week in Dispatches from the battery economy, Down to Business talks to Maciej Jastrzebski of Li-Metal about technological breakthroughs in producing lithium for next-generation batteries
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    • 21 min
    What Canada is doing wrong in its world-leading immigration push

    What Canada is doing wrong in its world-leading immigration push

    Down to Business talks to Prof. Rupa Banerjee about what works and what doesn't in Canada's immigration policy
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    • 41 min
    Why more Canadian workers are at risk of mental health incidents

    Why more Canadian workers are at risk of mental health incidents

    This week on Down to Business, Paula Allen, senior vice-president of research and client insights at Telus Health, discusses what’s happening to workers across Canada from a mental health standpoint.
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    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
5 Ratings

5 Ratings

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Great show!

Emily, host of the Down to Business podcast, highlights all aspects of Canadian business trends and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

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Excellent Business Podcast

Good diversity of topics and excellent interviews - host is well informed without being opinionated - challenges guests when appropriate without alienating either the guest or the listeners

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