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Episode #199: Dialogue with Todd Rose

Season 1, Ep. 199

Hub Dialogues (part of The Hub, Canada’s daily information source for public policy – https://www.thehub.ca) are in-depth conversations about big ideas from the worlds of business, economics, geopolitics, public policy, and technology.


The Hub Dialogues feature The Hub's editor-at-large, Sean Speer, in conversation with leading entrepreneurs, policymakers, scholars, and thinkers on the issues and challenges that will shape Canada's future at home and abroad. The episodes are generously supported by The Ira Gluskin And Maxine Granovsky Gluskin Charitable Foundation.


This episode features Sean Speer in conversation with Todd Rose, the CEO of Populace, a U.S.-based research think tank, about his best-selling book, Collective Illusions: Conformity, Complicity, and the Science of Why We Make Bad Decisions.


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Episode #241: Hub Roundtable: Ambitious Immigration Targets & EV Bidding Wars

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