Boom and Bust | Smart Cities vs. Intelligent Cities
Louis Zacharilla, the co-founder of the Intelligent Community Forum in New York, joins Tony to discuss strategies for smaller communities to attract growth and opportunities.
Boom and Bust | Is a Supply Shortage Good for the Economy?
Tony welcomes back Thomas Caldwell, Chairman, Caldwell Securities Ltd. to discuss the state of the markets and economy in these disruptive times.
Boom and Bust | Toothless Competition Bureau
Canadian competition law has not been updated in more than two decades. Tony talks with the co-authors of a paper on how to modernize for a digital world.
Boom and Bust | Understanding the Importance of Canada/India Trade
Tony welcomes Dr. Amitendu Palit, Senior Research Fellow from The National University of Singapore for a unique perspective on the growing trade relationship between Canada and India
Boom and Bust | Many Economical Challenges Facing Canada
Tony welcomes back The Hon. Joe Oliver, former Ontario Minister Sandra Pupatello, and former Alberta Cabinet Minister Gary Mar, for a discussion on the many challenges facing Canada’s new government
Boom and Bust | Uncovering the Pandora Papers
With the release of the Pandora Papers Tony talks with James Cohen, Executive Director at Transparency International Canada, to understand the scope and impact of this document.
Boom and Bust | Understanding China’s Global Intentions and Strategies
Dr. James Fergusson, Professor of Political Studies, joins Tony to unravel China’s complicated domestic and foreign ambitions.
Boom and Bust | An Honest Review of Canada’s Deficit and Taxation Situation
Tony welcomes Kevin Page, former Parliamentary Budget Officer and now current President and CEO of The Institute of Fiscal Studies and Democracy at U of Ottawa, to talk about the Liberal Governments’ fiscal plans.
Boom and Bust | Mutual Interests for Canada and Israel
Tony welcomes special guest, and Chairman of The Israel-Canada Chamber of Commerce, Yehuda Raveh, for a look at the unique economic relationship between the two countries
Boom and Bust | Preston Manning on Lockdowns, Religion and Populism
The Honourable Preston Manning joins Tony for Part 1 of a feature conversation about the state of Canada.
Boom and Bust – The Right Hon. Brian Mulroney
Former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney sits down for a candid interview as he shares his inspired vision for Canada, post COVID-19
Boom and Bust | Australia vs. Facebook
Tony looks at who won the Australia vs. Facebook saga and why it matters. He is joined by David Clement and Dr. Sinclair Davidson.
Boom and Bust | G7, China threat, Cybersecurity HFX, Can-US Trade
Hon. Peter MacKay joins Tony for a feature discussion on Canada/China and United States/Canada relations, cybersecurity, the recent G7 summit and more.
Boom and Bust | What Is Canada Going to Look Like in the Future?
Dr. Ian Brodie, Professor of Political Science at The University of Calgary joins Tony to dissect party platforms and what Canada may look like in a post-Covid world.
Boom and Bust | Financials: Post Pandemic
Guest host Catherine Murray is joined by Steve Di Gregorio, portfolio manager at Canoe Financial for an in-depth conversation about markets and post-covid recovery.
Boom and Bust | Indigenous Railroads: Financing the Backbone of an Infrastructure Corridor
Tony is joined by two leaders from the First Nations communities in Northern Ontario and Northern Manitoba to talk resource development and rail systems.
Boom and Bust | What We Need to Hear on the Debate Stage
Tony welcomes national columnist and commentator, Sabrina Maddeaux, and Adjunct Scholar from the Fraser Institute, Matthew Lau to discuss what is missing in the federal party platforms
Boom & Bust | Taking the Temperature of Canadians Over the Federal Election
The Hon. Christian Paradis joins Gary Mar and The Hon. Joe Oliver, to look at what is important to Canadians in this year’s federal election and how the major parties are faring so far
Boom and Bust | Will We Ever Be Unified on Energy?
Danielle Smith, host of The Danielle Smith Report, joins Tony to look at how the future of the energy industry is playing a role in the election
Boom and Bust | This Election Is Too Close to Call
Tony welcomes former Federal Minister of Agriculture, The Hon. Gerry Ritz to the panel with Gary Mar and The Hon. Joe Oliver, to dissect some of the pressing topics for the last week of the election.
Boom and Bust | Looking at Eastern and Western Canada as Campaigns Roll-on
Tony is joined by Marco Navarro-Génie, President and CEO at Haultain Research Institute, to check the temperature in Eastern and Western Provinces as the Election Looms.
Boom and Bust | The Biggest Issues After Week Four of the Election
Stephen Taylor joins Gary Mar and The Hon. Joe Oliver, to examine a variety of topics leading up to the Federal debates
Boom and Bust | 65% Of Canadians Didn’t Want This Election
Tony welcomes pollster, Quito Maggi for his discernment on the volatile federal election including some of the biggest surprises so far
Boom and Bust | Looking for New Answers to Our Government Reliance
Tony welcomes Elliot Hughes, from Summa Strategies and Franco Terrazzano, from The Canadian Taxpayers Federation to look at some of Ottawa’s long term issues that need to be addressed
Boom and Bust | Is Our Federal Debt the Biggest Election Issue?
Retiring MP Tom Lukiwski (Moose Jaw-Lake Centre-Lanigan) joins Tony to discuss the election and the many challenges that our leaders need to address in order to get Canada back on its feet
Boom and Bust | Searching for Clarity in the Canadian Energy Sector
Tony welcomes a panel of energy experts to discuss a recent report on the extent that Canadian oil companies are following the environmental, social, and governance reporting model
Boom and Bust | Recipes for Quebec’s Economic Success
Tony is joined by Catherine Loubier, former Delegate General for Quebec in New York City, to look at the rising issue of protectionism and what it means for the future of trade with the US.
Boom and Bust | A Look at the Vitality of the Canadian Supply Chain
There are many challenges facing Canada’s manufacturing industry. Tony welcomes an expert panel to discuss Canadian Ports and their vital link to bringing goods into the market
Boom and Bust | The Election and The Economy
Tony welcomes The Founder and Chairman of Caldwell Securities, Thomas Caldwell to discuss what Canadians should and need to see from Ottawa during and after the election.
Boom and Bust | Is It Time to Turn Off the Stimulus Taps in Ottawa?
Tony welcomes Aaron Wudrick and Philip Cross from the Macdonald-Laurier Institute think tank to break down party platforms before the federal election.
Boom and Bust | The Future of Britain: Post-Brexit, Post-Pandemic
Today on Boom and Bust: Lord Daniel Hannan joins Tony to talk about post-pandemic, post-Brexit UK trade ties and the future of carbon emissions.
Boom and Bust | Korean International Relations From a Canadian Perspective
In his ongoing series on international trade, Tony is joined by Stewart Beck, President & CEO, Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada for an enlightening discussion on Canada’s relationship with Korea.
Boom and Bust | The Problems With a Government Spending Its Way Out of Debt
Boom and Bust | Steven Globerman, International Business Professor at Western Washington University, tackles the subject of Modern Monetary Theory and the long-term effect on the everyday Canadian.
Boom and Bust | Bitcoin as a viable currency and NFT’s
Today on Boom and Bust Tony talks with filmmaker Ian Khan, about his documentary: “The Bitcoin Dilemma” as well as the sudden rise of the NFT market.
Boom and Bust | Monthly Panel: Pandemic Travel, Booster Shots, and a Federal Election
Tony welcomes back the Hon. Joe Oliver, Former Ontario Minister Sandra Pupatello, and former Alberta Cabinet Minister Gary Mar for a discussion on the state of the pandemic and the looming election call.
Boom and Bust | Circular Eco & Carbon Conversion Technologies
Entrepreneur Michael Binnion joins Tony to chat about using innovations to recycle carbon into sought-after goods, thereby assisting in the transition to a net-zero economy.
Boom and Bust | Legal Panel – Law Sector Modernization During/Beyond COVID
Law services have been slow to adopt new technology. Covid forced that to change. Tony talks to two innovators advocating for systemic technological change.
Boom and Bust | Thomas Caldwell on the Markets and COVID Recovery
Tony has his monthly check-in with Thomas Caldwell, founder of Caldwell Securities, to talk about market vulnerability, commodities pricing, Canada-US border closures, and the competition for talent.
Boom and Bust | Update From Main St: CFIB and COVID Recovery
Dan Kelly, President of the CFIB joins Tony for a checkup on the small businesses.
Boom and Bust | The Real Story Behind Canadian Fiscal-Federalism
Tony is joined by author Dr. Mary Janigan and Suzanne Anton of the Canada West foundation to discuss fiscal federalism and why it’s essential and hotly debated at the provincial level.
Boom and Bust | An Examination of Canada/Japan Relations
Dr. Charles McMillian has a breadth of knowledge in Japan/Canada relations. Tony drills down into several areas of this relationship leading up to the Summer Olympics.
Boom and Bust | Feature Interview: Hon. John Baird
Hon. John Baird joins Tony on a wide-ranging discussion on the economy post-Covid.
Boom and Bust | “Life After COVID: What’s Next for Canada?”
Colin Craig, President of Second Street joins Tony to discuss how to combat unemployment without busting the national budget.
Boom and Bust | As the Workplaces Reopen, the Lawsuits Will Begin
Lawyer Howard Levitt joins Tony to talk about the benefits and drawbacks of returning to the office post-covid.
Boom and Bust | AI: Past, Present and Future
The use of AI is skyrocketing. Everything from trading and lending to your refrigerator is starting to include AI: Ashley Casovan, executive director at the Responsible AI Institute joins him to discuss.
Boom and Bust | Energy: Multi-Year Bull Market Opportunity
Today on Boom and Bust: Guest host Catherine Murray is joined by Eric Nuttall, Senior Partner at NinePoint Partners, to discuss the sector’s recovery, his prospects for development and what he thinks the future will look like.
Boom and Bust | Driver Shortage in Canada
As older truck drivers retire, who will take their place? Tony tackles that issue and many others with a panel of experts in the Canadian trucking industry.
Boom and Bust | Innovation: Travel Post-Covid
This time on Boom and Bust: How has the travel industry fared through covid and what does the reopening plan look like? Tony talks to two industry leaders.
Boom and Bust | The Nightmare of Toronto’s Housing Problem
In his article, “TO’s housing problem is becoming a sci-fi nightmare,” Chris Spoke, founder of the company August, makes a case for identifying Toronto’s landscape.
Boom and Bust | Thomas Caldwell on the Markets
Thomas Caldwell, founder of Caldwell Securities, joins Tony for a monthly chat. Topics cover Global minimum corporate tax, a Canadian covid exit strategy and more.
Meet The Host
The Honourable Tony Clement has had a long and distinguished career, spanning four decades in politics, law, and business.
Tony was a long-standing member of Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Cabinet (2006-2015). He served in a variety of senior roles including as Minister of Health, Industry, and as President of the Treasury Board. He was instrumental in creating the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer and the Mental Health Commission, opening up the telecom market, crafting Canada’s digital and open data strategies, as well as balancing the federal budget.
Prior to federal politics Tony served in the cabinets of Ontario Premiers Mike Harris and Ernie Eves (1997-2003), taking leadership positions as Minister of Transportation, Minister of the Environment, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing and Minister of Health and Long-Term Care.
As a business entrepreneur he has led IT companies and has provided strategic advice both nationally and internationally. He continues to operate in international circles, with strong connections in the USA, UK, Europe, South America and Asia. He also currently hosts the podcast “And Another Thing”, with co-host Jodie Jenkins.