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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.

    'Soft landing is wishful thinking,' says former Bank of Canada economist

    'Soft landing is wishful thinking,' says former Bank of Canada economist

    Jean-Paul Lam, a former economist at the Bank of Canada, talks to Down to Business about how central banks fell behind the curve and missed crucial signals about the economy
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    • 20 min
    Without government aid, Canada's car industry would vanish in a decade

    Without government aid, Canada's car industry would vanish in a decade

    This week Down to Business talks to Peter Frise, a professor of mechanical, automotive and materials engineering at the University of Windsor, about where we are at in the electric vehicle transition and what it means for the economy and society
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    • 20 min
    The new oil? How demand for copper could reshape the world

    The new oil? How demand for copper could reshape the world

    Down to Business talks to veteran energy analyst Daniel Yergin about how copper, the metal of electrification, will reshape geopolitics
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    • 18 min
    How high a price will Canadians have to pay to tame inflation?

    How high a price will Canadians have to pay to tame inflation?

    This week on Down to Business, economists Benjamin Tal and James Osborne look at what might happen to Canada's economy and housing market as the Bank of Canada embarks on an aggressive rate hiking cycle to fight inflation 
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    • 22 min
    What the future holds for western Canadian oil producers

    What the future holds for western Canadian oil producers

    This week’s episode of Down To Business focuses on what the future holds for the western Canadian oil producers if pipelines and other critical infrastructure are no longer on the table. Will the Biden administration seek greater oil production from Canada, which sends 99 per cent of its oil exports to the U.S.?
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    • 23 min
    How Bill Browder began warning the world about Putin's corruption a decade ago

    How Bill Browder began warning the world about Putin's corruption a decade ago

    This week on Down to Business, Bill Browder, once Russia’s largest foreign investor, describes how he started more than a decade ago on his campaign to convince the world that Russian President Vladimir Putin is dangerously corrupt.
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    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

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4 Ratings

malfoxley ,

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!

MartyFever ,

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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