Mar 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.
Mar 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.
Mar 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.
Mar 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.
Mar 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.
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.
Feb 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
Feb 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.