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The Hill Times' Hot Room

Jul 21, 2023

In the last episode, economist Matt Mitchell argued that Canadians would be better off if our governments did not subsidize select businesses. This week, economist Armine Yalnizyan joins The Hot Room to make the case in favour of corporate subsidies, under the right circumstances.

Jul 14, 2023

Summertime means cabinet ministers are doubling down on the funding announcement circuit. Canada's federal and provincial governments award billions in subsidies to Canadian businesses each year through a variety of programs. Does that make the economy stronger? Peter Mazereeuw interviews Matt Mitchell, an economist...

Jul 7, 2023

The president of the Canadian Medical Association, Alika Lafontaine, joins The Hot Room to talk about the jurisdictional divide over health care, who should fix it, and how.