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Type A - Hockey and Canadian Companies with Joel BakanJan 23, 2012 | 1:05Type A Hockey and Canadian Companies with Joel Bakan Audio
Type A Hockey and Canadian Companies with Joel Bakan Jan 23, 2012 | 1:05Web extra: Joel Bakan explains how Canada's favourite sport can also set the rules in a boardroom.
Type A - The CorporationJan 24, 2012 | 53:00Type A The Corporation Audio
Type A The Corporation Jan 24, 2012 | 53:00We hear about the inherent problems of this economic cornerstone - as well as rebuttals from people who run the companies and sit in the boardrooms. Guests include Joel Bakan, author and co-creator of The Corporation, Hugh MacKenzie of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Colin MacDonald, CEO of Clearwater Seafoods and Toby Heaps, CEO of Corporate Knights.
Type A - The Business of EducationJan 30, 2012 | 52:59Type A The Business of Education Audio
Type A The Business of Education Jan 30, 2012 | 52:59Some Canadians advocate applying a business model to the education system and that means offering parents more choice, making schools compete and enticing teachers with merit pay. We're pushing the envelope in Alberta; it shows in our results, and it's being noticed by the rest of the world. On the other hand - a similar move in the US has pushed students right off the table. What do you think? Join the discussion!
Type A - U.S. educational reform with Jamie McKenzieJan 30, 2012 | 11:51Type A U.S. educational reform with Jamie McKenzie Audio
Type A U.S. educational reform with Jamie McKenzie Jan 30, 2012 | 11:51Web extra: What's wrong with the U.S. education system, and is there anything we can learn from it?
Type A - Canada-U.S. Relations with George Haynal (Web extra)Feb 6, 2012 | 6:54Type A Canada-U.S. Relations with George Haynal (Web extra) Audio
Type A Canada-U.S. Relations with George Haynal (Web extra) Feb 6, 2012 | 6:54Karin's full interview with George Haynal. He's experienced the Canada-US border as a diplomat, corporate executive and as an academic observer over the past two decades.
Type A - The Private SectorFeb 13, 2012 | 52:59Type A The Private Sector Audio
Type A The Private Sector Feb 13, 2012 | 52:59Rod Love has a line he likes to use: "If you can find it in the Yellow Pages, government shouldn't be doing it." Love thinks the private sector should take over more public services because they're proven to be more cost-efficient even while generating a profit. But his co-host, Karin Klassen, isn't quite ready to concede that the private sector always does it better. She thinks privatization has its pitfalls, and that sometimes the moral imperative is more important than the mighty dollar. The two will discuss and debate the hits and misses of privatization on this week's TYPE A.
Type A - WEB EXTRA - Dru Stevenson on Privatization in the USAFeb 13, 2012 | 19:41Type A WEB EXTRA - Dru Stevenson on Privatization in the USA Audio
Type A WEB EXTRA - Dru Stevenson on Privatization in the USA Feb 13, 2012 | 19:41From food inspections to foster care to prisons, private sector takeovers seem to be sweeping across America. That presents some cautionary tales for Canadians. Here's our extended interview with Dru Stevenson, an American law professor and author of PrivatizationBlog.com
Type A - WEB EXTRA - Larry Brown on Private Liquor StoresFeb 13, 2012 | 5:56Type A WEB EXTRA - Larry Brown on Private Liquor Stores Audio
Type A WEB EXTRA - Larry Brown on Private Liquor Stores Feb 13, 2012 | 5:56Despite the positive experiences here in Alberta (including Rod Love's!) not everyone believes private alcohol sales are a good idea. Larry Brown is the national secretary-treasurer for the National Union of Public and General Employees. This is HIS case against privatization.
Type A - ProductivityFeb 21, 2012 | 52:59Type A Productivity Audio
Type A Productivity Feb 21, 2012 | 52:59On this episode of Type A, hosts Karin Klassen and Rod Love explore work ethic and productivity. Productivity is the key to future growth, yet Canada is ranked 12th among its peer group of 17 countries. How do we pull up our boot straps and get going? And what happens if we don't?
Type A - BACKTALK 2: Audience feedback and host responseFeb 13, 2012 | 4:22Type A BACKTALK 2: Audience feedback and host response Audio
Type A BACKTALK 2: Audience feedback and host response Feb 13, 2012 | 4:22In this webisode, Karin and Rod open the mailbox and respond to some of your tweets, phone calls, website comments and Facebook posts about the most recent episode, on the future of Canada-US Relations.
Type A - BACKTALK 3: Audience Reaction to PrivatizationFeb 24, 2012 | 11:52Type A BACKTALK 3: Audience Reaction to Privatization Audio
Type A BACKTALK 3: Audience Reaction to Privatization Feb 24, 2012 | 11:52In this webisode, Karin and Rod open the mailbox and respond to some of your tweets, phone calls, website comments and Facebook posts about our episode on Privatization.
Type A - The DebtFeb 27, 2012 | 52:59Type A The Debt Audio
Type A The Debt Feb 27, 2012 | 52:59Rod Love has seen the enemy and it is "debt". He was part of the Alberta government that slayed the beast - well at least, temporarily. Like other governments, Alberta is back in the red. But is debt really something to be feared?
Type A - WEB EXTRA - Bob Richards on Debt CollectingFeb 27, 2012 | 2:45Type A WEB EXTRA - Bob Richards on Debt Collecting Audio
Type A WEB EXTRA - Bob Richards on Debt Collecting Feb 27, 2012 | 2:45Bob Richards, President and CEO of CBV Collection Services in Vancouver shares his most memorable story of debt collection.
Type A - BACKTALK 4: Audience Reaction to ProductivityFeb 28, 2012 | 8:41Type A BACKTALK 4: Audience Reaction to Productivity Audio
Type A BACKTALK 4: Audience Reaction to Productivity Feb 28, 2012 | 8:41In this webisode, Karin and Rod open the mailbox and respond to some of your tweets, phone calls, website comments and Facebook posts about our episode on productivity. That episode aired February 20 and 24. Here's what you had to say about it.
Type A - BACKTALK 5: Audience Reaction to DebtMar 2, 2012 | 9:12Type A BACKTALK 5: Audience Reaction to Debt Audio
Type A BACKTALK 5: Audience Reaction to Debt Mar 2, 2012 | 9:12In this webisode, Karin and Rod open the mailbox and respond to some of your tweets, phone calls, website comments and Facebook posts about our episode on debt. That episode aired February 27 & March 2. Here's what you had to say about it:

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