Dwight Duncan - The Regent Debate: Is Canada Facing an Existential Crisis in Competitiveness?

Dwight Duncan - The Regent Debate: Is Canada Facing an Existential Crisis in Competitiveness?

C.D. Howe Institute’s second Regent Debate took place last month. Four prominent voices sparred over the following question: Is Canada Facing an Existential Crisis in Competitiveness? Today: the case for from former Ontario finance minister Dwight Duncan.

Janet Ecker - The Regent Debate: Is Canada Facing an Existential Crisis in Competitiveness?

Janet Ecker - The Regent Debate: Is Canada Facing an Existential Crisis in Competitiveness?

C.D. Howe Institute’s second Regent Debate took place last month. Four prominent voices sparred over the following question: Is Canada Facing an Existential Crisis in Competitiveness? Today: the case against from former Ontario finance minister Janet Ecker.

Brad Duguid – The Regent Debate: Is Canada Facing an Existential Crisis in Competitiveness?

Brad Duguid – The Regent Debate: Is Canada Facing an Existential Crisis in Competitiveness?

OK, let me start off by saying, I admire and respect all of my former political colleagues on the panel here today. I knew Dwight and Joe when they were positive, optimistic finance ministers.  What happened to you guys?

Joe Oliver - The Regent Debate: Is Canada Facing an Existential Crisis in Competitiveness?

Joe Oliver - The Regent Debate: Is Canada Facing an Existential Crisis in Competitiveness?

C.D. Howe Institute’s second Regent Debate took place earlier this month. Four prominent voices sparred over the following question: Is Canada Facing an Existential Crisis in Competitiveness? Today: the case in the affirmative from former federal finance minister Joe Oliver.

Hugh Segal and Conrad Black - Rebuttals

Hugh Segal and Conrad Black - Rebuttals

In this special series of Intelligence Memos we presented the opposing arguments made at the C.D. Howe Institute’s inaugural Regent Debate earlier this month. Four prominent voices, Janice MacKinnon, Conrad Black, Paul Begala and Hugh Segal, sparred over the following question: Should Western democracies establish a universal basic income? Today: the duelling rebuttals from former senator Hugh Segal in the affirmative and Conrad Black in opposition.

Paul Begala and Janice MacKinnon - Rebuttals

Paul Begala and Janice MacKinnon - Rebuttals

In this special edition of Intelligence Memos we present the opposing arguments made at the C.D. Howe Institute’s inaugural Regent Debate earlier this month. Four prominent voices sparred over the following question: Should Western democracies establish a universal basic income? Today: the rebuttals presented by Paul Begala, CNN commentator and former senior policy aide to President Bill Clinton and by Janice MacKinnon, former Saskatchewan finance minister.