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Without urgent action on Canada’s lagging economy, your quality of life will suffer

In an insightful opinion piece for the Toronto Star, Richard Abboud raises concerns that without a powerful and robust economy, the ability to sustain the pillars of Canada’s daily life and identity— universal health care, the social safety net, attainable education, and affordable housing — are in jeopardy.

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Budget 2024: The Competitive Advantage of Indigenous Ownership

In a Policy Magazine feature article, Michael Gullo, Shaun Fantauzzo and Mark Podlasly highlight the potential of a National Indigenous Loan Guarantee Program and the important next steps.

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Inside the Roots Leather Factory: A conversation with President & CEO Meghan Roach

May 29, 2024

Meghan Roach, President and CEO of Roots, gives Goldy Hyder a tour of the Roots Leather Factory in Toronto and discusses the legacy of the brand, her career journey and Canada’s place in the world.

May 29, 2024

Meghan Roach, President and CEO of Roots, gives Goldy Hyder a tour of the Roots Leather Factory in Toronto and discusses the legacy of the brand, her career journey and Canada’s place in the world.

Risk and Resilience – John Risley of CFFI Ventures

April 30, 2024

John Risley, CEO of CFFI Ventures, reflects on the risks and rewards of entrepreneurship, discusses why Atlantic Canada is becoming a hub for the ocean economy, and urges more people to get involved in shaping public policy.

April 30, 2024

John Risley, CEO of CFFI Ventures, reflects on the risks and rewards of entrepreneurship, discusses why Atlantic Canada is becoming a hub for the ocean economy, and urges more people to get involved in shaping public policy.

Taking on the world’s toughest challenges: John Bianchini of Hatch 

March 28, 2024

In this engaging episode of Speaking of Business, host Goldy Hyder sits down with John Bianchini, chairman and CEO of the global engineering and professional services firm Hatch to discuss leadership, the importance of embracing risk, and Hatch’s innovative solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges. 

March 28, 2024

In this engaging episode of Speaking of Business, host Goldy Hyder sits down with John Bianchini, chairman and CEO of the global engineering and professional services firm Hatch to discuss leadership, the importance of embracing risk, and Hatch’s innovative solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges. 

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