Type A | Feb 27, 2012 | 52:59

The Debt

Rod 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?

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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 - Audience feedback and host response (Backtalk)Feb 13, 2012 | 4:22Type A Audience feedback and host response (Backtalk) Audio
Type A Audience feedback and host response (Backtalk) 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 - 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 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 - 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 - 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.

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