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10/3: Canada Covered

Nov 30, 2018

General Motors announced Monday it is closing its Oshawa assembly plant, which will put nearly 3,000 people out of work.

We look at what the closure means for the community and what the future holds for Canada's car manufacturing industry.

Dave is joined by Financial Post reporters Emily Jackson and Geoff...


Nov 27, 2018

Recent court cases on the Prairies have raised the issue of gun culture and rural crime across Canada. 

But for many farmers and ranchers, a firearm is not seen as a tool for self defence, but a part of the way of life out in the country.

We look at what rural residents have to say about gun culture, the rural-urban...


Nov 23, 2018

The price gap on Alberta oil has hit a crisis point.

Business leaders, politicians and everyday Albertans are demanding action to fix a divide that's costing the Alberta treasury and Canadian economy billions.

We look at what's being done to mitigate the damage, what help Alberta is asking for from the feds, and what...


Nov 20, 2018

Conservative politicians across Canada are banding together to fight Justin Trudeau's carbon tax.

Last month Trudeau announced that the Liberal government carbon pricing plan will include rebates for people in provinces that do not have their own plan.

Dave is joined by National Post reporters Tyler Dawson and...


Nov 17, 2018

As the world transitions to a knowledge-based, innovation economy, Canada is lagging behind.

The Financial Post has kicked off a deep look at how this trend could endanger the country’s economic well-being, and what is needed to help businesses flourish and grow.

In this episode, we speak with Jim Balsillie, a leader...