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In Conversation with Amanda Lang: The state of Canada's economy

This is the thirteenth episode of The Hub's bi-weekly series featuring Sean Speer in conversation with award-winning journalist and best-selling author Amanda Lang. The two discuss a recent string of economic data releases—including GDP figures, consumer confidence numbers, and bank earnings—and what they tell us about the state of Canada's economy.


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. This episode is generously supported by the Linda Frum and Howard Sokolowski Charitable Foundation.


If you like what you are hearing on Hub Dialogues consider subscribing to The Hub's free weekly email newsletter featuring our insights and analysis on key public policy issues. Sign up here: https://thehub.ca/free-member-sign-up/.

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