I've often wondered whether a reason Canadian politics has been more moderate in the 21st c than UK, US, or Australian politics is that there are no Murdoch-owned media properties in Canada.
— David Frum (@davidfrum) January 27, 2021
Author and economist, Jeff Rubin, says that climate change could bring great financial benefits to Canada. Namely, Rubin thinks a longer crop growing season caused by climate change could make Canada the world’s bread basket. He joins The Agenda to explain what Canada needs to do to take advantage of this possible opportunity.
It used to be that supply and demand applied to workers and wages within Canada. But globalization has changed that, argues economist Jeff Rubin. When the whole world is your market, there is never a dearth of workers willing to do the same job for less money. On the Agenda, he lays out his arguments for how free trade ruined the middle class, the topic of his new book, “The Expendables: How the Middle Class Got Screwed by Globalization.”
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says Canada has the opportunity to prevent companies from using tax havens with the large employer loan program.