ZOOMER SQUAD: A POSTMORTEM ON AN ELECTION THAT LARGELY IGNORED ZOOMERS
Libby Znaimer is joined by David Cravit, Vice President of Zoomer Media and Chief Membership Officer at CARP, Peter Muggeridge, Senior Editor of Zoomer Magazine and Bill VanGorder, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Policy Officer of CARP.
On today’s agenda: a postmortem on the 44th federal election that largely ignored Zoomers and residents of long-term care. And, this morning, Annamie Paul announced her resignation as leader of the Green Party of Canada. Paul failed to be elected to Toronto-Centre for a third time and had been dealing with a very public and bitter fallout with members of her own party for months now. Our squad weighs in on the latest.
CANADA’S TWO MICHAELS DETAINED IN CHINA HAVE RETURNED HOME AFTER MENG WANZHOU CASE
Libby is joined by Dr. Jeremy Paltiel, Professor of Politics, government and foreign policies of Asia (China and Japan) at Carleton University, and Dr. Stephanie Carvin, Assistant Professor of International Affairs at Carleton University and an expert on national security issues.
After 1,020 day in captivity, both Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor have been released from China and brought back home to Canada over the weekend. Now that they are free, what will Canada’s relationship look like with China and can we expect Canada to ban Huawei from our 5G network? And, how will Ottawa confront the issue of hostage diplomacy moving forward? Our guests weigh in on the latest.
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