Part One of The Current
It's Tuesday, December 13th.
One of Russia's richest tycoons plans to run against Vladimir Putin in Russia's presidential election.
Currently, he says he's strong enough to withstand any thing Putin might throw his way... except maybe Polonium.
This is The Current.
Bank of Canada Governor, Mark Carney
They are still pointing fingers in Europe today as the continent's economy continues to react to the British decision to veto changes to help save the Euro. Watching it all is the new Chair of the Financial Stability Board which monitors the global financial system with an eye to spotting its vulnerabilities and fixing them.
Most listeners already know Mark Carney as Governor of the Bank of Canada. Mr. Carney has spotted some vulnerabilities in Canada's economy, but he sees opportunities too and he joined us in studio to talk about both.
Other segments from today's show: