Tuesday, January 25. The ‘Freedom Convoy' of protesting truckers continues its slow roll across the country and has raised more than $4 million in the process. Yesterday, we saw volatility on the stock market reminiscent of the tech bubble in 2000. Food security and food inflation continues to dominate the political discourse in Canada.
11:26 - “The hard work of implement culture change inside an organization that has a pervasive culture doesn’t happen over night,”
Rob speaks with city councillor Diane Deans, who chairs the Ottawa Police Services Board, about a new forum the Board is creating to engage with the public as the force continues its work addressing public call to de-fund police and re-imagine the role of policing in the city.
20:51 - “I don’t support this, but at the same time I understand their frustration and the double standard.”
In his weekly appearance Ian Lee, Professor, Sprott School of Business at Carleton University, digs into the 'Freedom Convoy', and whether or not there is an impending stock market crash in the near future.
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0:00 - "At some point he has to make a much stronger either defence or rejection of the position. Take it and move forward."
Syndicated columnist Michael Taube joins Rob for their weekly chat. This week's focus is on Erin O'Toole's handling of the 'Freedom Convoy' news as a political issue, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's fall from grace, and the situation in Ukraine.
14:57 - "These volatile days have come a little faster and more furiously in the last few weeks since we made those market highs."
Horizons ETFs Vice President Hans Albrecht joins Rob to recap Monday's trading day which saw the Dow Jones plunge 1,000 points before surging back to finish the day with a net gain.
23:54 - 'The decision was made to let the doctors and the scientists look at it in a serious way and have that discussion"
City councillor Keith Egli, who chairs the Ottawa Board of Health, joins Rob to recap the motions passed at last night's special meeting, one of which has to do with exploring the idea of making a third-dose vaccine certificate.
32:57 - "We're seeing a bunch if individual pressure points that can squeeze the supply chain."
Rob speaks with Dr. Mike Von Massow - Associate Professor in the Department of Food, Agriculture and Resource Economics at Guelph University, about pandemic disruption to Canada's food supply chain which is making headlines across the country.
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