Episode 29

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10th Jun 2021

True Colours

In light of the deadly terror attack in London this week, thoughts and prayers have been pouring in from every politician in Canada — even those who stood in opposition to publicly condemning Islamophobia. We discuss the politics of hate for political gain that create the environment that led to this moment.

Then, the G7 tax agreement on a minimum tax for global multinationals has been hailed by governments, companies, and economists as a major step forward. We discuss co-host Joe Roberts’ piece in the Toronto Star that questions the effect of the deal on working Canadians.

Finally, housing prices in Canada have reached levels of insanity with millennials and working class Canadians increasingly locked out of the housing market. What does it all mean and what’s the path forward to affordability?

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