The Government Subsidies Race | Boom and Bust
Tony welcomes Jerome Gessaroli, Senior Fellow with the Macdonald Laurier Institute to look into the ongoing debate over business subsidies for the Volkswagen EV battery plant.
The Report On Chinese Interference | Boom and Bust
Tony is joined by Dr. Wesley Wark, Senior Fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation for his analysis of David Johnston’s long awaited report to Prime Minister Trudeau.
Questions Surrounding The Online Streaming Act | Boom and Bust
Tony welcomes Joanna Baron, Executive Director of the Canadian Constitution Foundation, to look into the debate over Bill C-11 and its impact on creators and users.
Current Economic News | Boom and Bust
Tony welcomes back Thomas Caldwell, Chairman of Caldwell Securities, for his analysis on the latest in economic and financial news.
The Future Of War | Boom and Bust
Tony welcomes Richard Shimooka. Senior Fellow at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute, to discuss defense spending as Canada prepares for the new national security challenges of the future.
Natural Resources And Red Tape | Boom and Bust
Tony welcomes back Dr. Heather Exner-Pirot, Senior Fellow at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute, to discuss how Canada extracts its resources. Are we fit to meet our climate and economic goals?
Canada’s Economic Update | Boom and Bust
Tony welcomes back The Hon. Gary Mar, The Hon. Joe Oliver, and Sandra Pupatello to weigh in on the latest economic and political issues.
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.