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While most countries are attempting to reduce their carbon footprint, Canada has a unique problem. A big and regionally important industry generates a LOT of carbon and the oil and gas sector is on the hot seat. Our challenge is making a pivot
In the wake of new and awful revelations of residential schools and the treatment of indigenous children, Amanda Lang speaks to long time CBC News Anchor, Author Peter Mansbridge about whether now is the time to celebrate being Canadian. 
Amanda Lang speaks to Benjamin Perrin (a professor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia) about the ‘other’ issue in Canada (beyond the pandemic), the Opioid Crisis killing thousands across the country.
A clear and candid conversation on what should have happened from the start with COVID 19. Amanda Lang speaks to Heather Reisman (Chief Executive and founder of Indigo Books and Music)
Amanda Lang speaks to Dr. Cindy Blackstock (Executive Director of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada) about the recent discovery of the ‘mass grave’ of 215 children beneath a former residential school in B.C.
Amanda Lang speaks to Dr Michael Warner (Medical Director of Critical Care at Michael Garron Hospital) about a true front line doctors' perspective of how the Covid19 Pandemic has gone. His voice, his wisdom, and yes, his struggle.
Amanda talks to Michael Bryant (Head of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association) about…one of the unpleasant side effects of a pandemic is that suddenly tonnes of government and medical types are telling us what we can and cannot do. Most of u
Amanda Lang talks to Dennis Kelleher (President and CEO at Better Markets) about how after the credit crisis that threatened the global system back in 2008, a lot of new rules were put in place to make things safer and the banks behave better.
Amanda Lang talks to Toby Sanger (Executive Director at Canadians For Tax Fairness) governments all over are in need of new cash and Canada is no exception. President Biden is stoking an old debate on raising taxes on capital gains. It also dig
Amanda Lang speaks to Goldy Hyder (President CEO Business Council of Canada) about the Federal governments first budget in 2 years. Big spending and big ticket items. Its promise is to create growth and pay for itself but is that a valid promis
Amanda Lang talks to Frank Giustra (Canadian businessman, founded Lionsgate Entertainment/CEO of Fiore Group of Companies) about is recent philenthropic focus, including his partnership with Elon Musk’s brother Kimbal Musk to launch the ‘Millio
In this episode of Exponential… Amanda Lang speaks to Armine Yalnizyan (Canadian Economist/Writer) about how hard woman in the work force have been hit during this economy and the newly formed task force on Women in the Economy as she coined th
In this episode of Exponential… Amanda Lang speaks to Gil McGowan (President of the Alberta Fed Of Labour) about when Canadians die, and the interesting difference between dying on the street….and dying “at work”.
In this episode, Amanda Lang speaks to Mark Carney (Canadian Economist/Banker) about his new book “Values”, which explore the issues surrounding climate change and suggest the solution incorporates market and human values alike.
In this Episode, Amanda Lang speaks to John Manley (Canadian Lawyer/Businessman/Politician, Former Deputy Prime Minister) about the immense debt occurred by Canada thanks to the pandemic. As a banker and politician, Manley has a qualified and u
Amanda Lang speaks to Dr. Robert Bell, who has worked is Ontario Healthcare for more than 40 years as a GP, Cancer Surgeon, Hospital CEO, and Deputy Minister of Health.
This week on Exponential: Amanda speaks with Wayne Lewchuk, professor at McMaster University, Faculty of Social Sciences, about the basic income pilot project cancelled by the Ontario PC Party
This week on Exponential: Amanda talks pandemics with Dr. Michael Gardam, infectious disease expert and chief of staff at Humber River Hospital
Amanda talks with Jeffrey Monaghan, Associate Professor at the Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice (Carlton University), about his new book, “Policing Indigenous Movements”. She asks Jeffrey about the way the blockades are being polic
Amanda speaks with John Rossman, Author of the book “Think Like Amazon; 50 ½ Ideas To Become A Digital Leader”
This week on Exponential, Amanda asks Ken Coates about the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People and the fact many indigenous groups actually support resource development, its ‘other’ groups that often block progression
This week on Exponential, Gillian Hadfield, The inaugural Schwartz Reisman Chair in Technology and Society, Professor of Law, and Professor of Strategic Management
This week on Exponential, Amanda talks with David Blanchflower, British-American Labour Economist and author of the book, "Not Working: Where Have all The Good Jobs Gone?"
This week on Exponential, Amanda Lang asks George Goldsmith, Executive Chairman/CEO of Compass (Navigating Mental Health Pathways) why he decided to take this path towards helping the mental health community through innovation
This week on Exponential: Ian Lee, PhD-Associate Prof for the Sprott School of Business, and Armine Yalnizyan, Canadian Economist and Writer, talk to Amanda about what an employee is and whether the recent review of labour laws did anything to
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