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A List of Risk-Takers

We've invited entrepreneurs who have taken different paths to success to share their stories and insights. From travel to telecommuncations to the energy industry, hear from people who have beaten back the naysayers.

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Type A - WEB EXTRA: Roy RomanowMar 27, 2012 | 14:34Type A WEB EXTRA: Roy Romanow Audio
Type A WEB EXTRA: Roy Romanow Mar 27, 2012 | 14:34Roy Romanow was the Premier of Saskatchewan from 1991 to 2001. In 2002, he was asked by then Prime Minister, Jean Chretien, to head a Royal Commission on the future of health care in Canada. We reached Roy Romanow in our Saskatoon studio.
Type A - A List of Risk-TakersMar 26, 2012 | 52:58Type A A List of Risk-Takers Audio
Type A A List of Risk-Takers Mar 26, 2012 | 52:58We've invited entrepreneurs who have taken different paths to success to share their stories and insights. From travel to telecommuncations to the energy industry, hear from people who have beaten back the naysayers.
Type A - WEB EXTRA: Joe Wasylyk on SeniorpreneursMar 26, 2012 | 9:20Type A WEB EXTRA: Joe Wasylyk on Seniorpreneurs Audio
Type A WEB EXTRA: Joe Wasylyk on Seniorpreneurs Mar 26, 2012 | 9:20Joe Wasylyk is a serial - and senior - entrepreneur who believes his project can help seniors better enjoy their life, and escape financial hardships in their later years. We caught up with Joe in Edmonton.
Type A - WEB EXTRA: Extended Interview with WIND CEO Tony LacaveraMar 26, 2012 | 9:53Type A WEB EXTRA: Extended Interview with WIND CEO Tony Lacavera Audio
Type A WEB EXTRA: Extended Interview with WIND CEO Tony Lacavera Mar 26, 2012 | 9:53Tony Lacavera calls himself a wireless warrior. And when your competition is Bell, Rogers and Telus you really have to be a fighter. Tony is the CEO of WIND Mobile, a Canadian cell phone company that entered the market a few years ago, offering less expensive plans. He was in our Toronto studio for this interview with Rod Love.
Type A - WEB EXTRA: Extended Interview with Westjet co-founder Clive BeddoeMar 26, 2012 | 11:52Type A WEB EXTRA: Extended Interview with Westjet co-founder Clive Beddoe Audio
Type A WEB EXTRA: Extended Interview with Westjet co-founder Clive Beddoe Mar 26, 2012 | 11:52Clive Beddoe, along with three partners, started Westjet Airlines in 1996. Today, Westjet is the second largest carrier in the country, with eight-three hundred employees. There's no union. They share in profits. He spent a decade as President and CEO of Westjet and now Clive is the chair of the Board of Directors. Here is his full interview with Rod Love.
Type A - WEB EXTRA: Extended Interview with Rita TsangMar 26, 2012 | 14:34Type A WEB EXTRA: Extended Interview with Rita Tsang Audio
Type A WEB EXTRA: Extended Interview with Rita Tsang Mar 26, 2012 | 14:34Rita Tsang is another of Canada's high flying entrepreneurs and yet she travels well under the radar. While you may not know her name, her company is one of the largest and most successful in its field. Rita is CEO of Tour East Group and founder of Tour East Holidays. It's a travel company that does a billion dollars in sales every year. Not bad for in an industry that has undergone dramatic change thanks to the Internet. Rita Tsang joined us from Toronto.
Type A - Episode Three: Canada US RelationsMar 23, 2012 | 53:00Type A Episode Three: Canada US Relations Audio
Type A Episode Three: Canada US Relations Mar 23, 2012 | 53:00
Type A - First backtalk sessionMar 23, 2012 | 8:07Type A First backtalk session Audio
Type A First backtalk session Mar 23, 2012 | 8:07
Type A - WEB EXTRA: Kevin Page on ChileMar 22, 2012 | 1:12Type A WEB EXTRA: Kevin Page on Chile Audio
Type A WEB EXTRA: Kevin Page on Chile Mar 22, 2012 | 1:12When we spoke to Parliamentary Budget Officer Kevin Page, he'd just returned from a short trip to Chile. There, he gave a presentation on "Best Practices in Budgeting" at the OECD High-Level Parliamentary Seminar in Santiago. We asked him what he saw there, and what Canada could learn from the Chileans.
Type A - Grey Wave - Part 1Mar 19, 2012 | 24:59Type A Grey Wave - Part 1 Audio
Type A Grey Wave - Part 1 Mar 19, 2012 | 24:59The first wave of Baby Boomers has just hit retirement age. Some believe this is a game changer for the Canadian economy. Type A explores the implications of this demographic shift - from the work force to government benefits to health care spending. And as hosts Rod Love and Karin Klassen discover, it's not as bad as some would lead Canadians to believe.
Type A - Grey Wave - Part 2Mar 19, 2012 | 27:28Type A Grey Wave - Part 2 Audio
Type A Grey Wave - Part 2 Mar 19, 2012 | 27:28The first wave of Baby Boomers has just hit retirement age. Some believe this is a game changer for the Canadian economy. Type A explores the implications of this demographic shift - from the work force to government benefits to health care spending. And as hosts Rod Love and Karin Klassen discover, it's not as bad as some would lead Canadians to believe.
Type A - Radio One Stream for Type A Live Chat WPG feedMar 16, 2012 | 0:00Type A Radio One Stream for Type A Live Chat WPG feed Audio
Type A Radio One Stream for Type A Live Chat WPG feed Mar 16, 2012 | 0:00This is the live stream of the radio broadcast (Winnipeg stream) to accompany the live chat at www.cbc.ca/typea.
Type A - BACKTALK 6: Audience Reaction to The JobsMar 16, 2012 | 12:32Type A BACKTALK 6: Audience Reaction to The Jobs Audio
Type A BACKTALK 6: Audience Reaction to The Jobs Mar 16, 2012 | 12:32Karin and Rod read - and respond to - some audience tweets, comments and e-mails regarding our two episodes on jobs.
Type A - WEB EXTRA: Geoff Dubrow on how to get a jobMar 13, 2012 | 10:27Type A WEB EXTRA: Geoff Dubrow on how to get a job Audio
Type A WEB EXTRA: Geoff Dubrow on how to get a job Mar 13, 2012 | 10:27Real Life U founder Geoff Dubrow got our bottom line this week, but before he recorded it we asked him for some insight into the job market of Canada's knowledge economy. Here's what he told us.
Type A - The Innovators (Web extra)Mar 13, 2012 | 10:47Type A The Innovators (Web extra) Audio
Type A The Innovators (Web extra) Mar 13, 2012 | 10:47Here are a few of stories and thoughts from Canadian innovators on how to create the jobs of the future and spur the knowledge economy. Included are: Anatoly Dobrovinsky of Gossipz in Toronto, Capt. Tony Patterson of VMT Technologies in St. John's Newfoundland and John Rivenell of Sage Data Solutions in Ottawa.

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