Marissa Lennox is filling in for Libby Znaimer today. She is joined by Karen Stintz, CEO, Variety Village, Alex Blumenstein, Co-Founder of The Peak, and Councillor Paula Fletcher, Ward 14 Toronto-Danforth.
Yesterday, the Ontario auditor general’s office published its annual report—a mixed bag with healthcare nuggets, some stuff about the Ontario Science Centre, and even driver exams and three-point turns. We’ll chat about the big stuff with our panel, what stood out in the report.And then, onto the rumble between Uber and the City of Toronto. Uber’s throwing punches, taking the city to court over a sudden council move to freeze ride sharing licenses. Toronto City Hall’s saying it’s all about slashing downtown pollution and traffic jams, part of a plan for zero-emission vehicles by 2030. So, here’s my question: Is this cap just the government meddling where it shouldn’t? Or could the city be onto something big here?
Marissa Lennox is joined by Karl Moore, Associate Professor, Strategy & Organization at McGill University and Justin Bélanger Co-owner, Brewer, Stayed Brewing Company.
Will the Ford government make The Beer Store a thing of the past and is this a good idea? Our panel weighs in.
The annual 2024 Food Price Report was released today, and Canadians hoping for better food prices going into next year may not get their wish immediately but there could be some relief later in the year as inflation cools.
Joining me now — Monika Korzun —co-author of this report, and postdoctoral fellow in the Faculty of Agriculture at Dalhousie University.