It’s a crucial time for the Canadian economy. With easy growth behind us and waves of uncertainty coming from all sides, investors and businesses seem less assured than before about the prospects of the Canadian growth story. FP Live’s second episode picks on that thread, focusing on Canada’s competitiveness in an increasingly volatile geopolitical environment and whether Ontario, the country’s most populous and richest province, can lead the way.
Here’s our line-up for this week:
11 a.m.: Has Canada lost its competitive edge? Host Larysa Harapyn asks former finance minister Joe Oliver, and Bill Robson, CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute, how Canada can retain its competitive advantage in the face of lower U.S. taxes and delays to key projects.
11.08 a.m.: Earnings season begins in earnest, with a slew of commodity companies announcing their first quarter results this week. Financial Post reporters Gabriel Friedman and Emily Jackson head to the TSX trading floor and discuss why this might be gold’s golden moment.
11.14 a.m. Are millennials really different from the rest of us on home ownership, retirement and investing?
11.14 a.m. With elections in Canada’s most populous and richest province less than two months away, Andrea Horwath, leader of the Ontario New Democratic Party, tells Larysa her plan to boost the province’s economy.