Brian Lee Crowley

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  • Squeezeplay Political Panel January 28, 2010

    The video of my Jan. 27 appearance on Squeezeplay is available here. Topics of conversation included whether corporations should be able to give money to charitable causes (or if that money belongs to shareholders) as well as the opportunities created for Canadian financial institutions by Washington’s increasingly erratic and autocratic attitude toward US banks.

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  • Squeezeplay Political Panel January 14, 2010

    The video of my Jan. 13 appearance on Squeezeplay is available here. I was on with Rick Powers, assistant dean, Rotman School of Management, and Sheila Block, research director, Ontario Federation of Labour. Followers of this blog might enjoy the exchange between Sheila Block and me about strategy for reining in public spending, the lessons to be learned from downloading to the provinces under Paul Martin (mostly positive in my view!) and the nature and causes of welfare dependency.

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  • Squeezeplay, December 16 December 16, 2009

    The video of Brian’s Dec. 16 appearance on Squeezeplay is available here. Topics included Copenhagen, Canada’s pension problem and Ontario’s decision to look into selling some or all of its Crown corporations. Other guests were Sheila Block, research director, Ontario Federation of Labour, and Monte Solberg, senior advisor, Fleishman-Hillard Canada. Sheila Block clearly doesn’t quite know what to say when I stop her anti-privatisation diatribe with the mild observation that OMERS and other union pension scheme managers have expressed keen interest in buying such assets to improve the retirement prospects of their members… Sauce for the goose and all that.

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  • Brian on Goldhawk Live December 13, 2009

    Watch video of Brian’s appearance on Goldhawk Live with host Dale Goldhawk on CPAC, Dec. 13th, 2009. Both video and audio clips are available of Brian’s presentation at the joint Hudson Institute/Galen Institute event “Politicians, Public Options, and Patients: What the Canadian Experience Teaches Us About Political Control of Health Care” held at the Hudson Institute Offices on November 16, 2009.

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  • Squeezeplay, November 18 November 18, 2009

    The video of Brian’s Nov. 18 appearance on Squeezeplay is available here. The panel discussed Canada’s rising debt, Prime Minister Harper’s trip to India, and General Motors’ pledge to repay $200 million to Ottawa. Other guests were Monte Solberg, former Conservative cabinet minister and senior advisor, Fleishman-Hillard Canada, and Buzz Hargrove, former president, Canadian Auto Workers.

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  • Squeezeplay, November 4 November 4, 2009

    The video of Brian’s Nov. 4 appearance on Squeezeplay is available here. Other guests were John Wright, senior VP, Ipsos Reid, and Robin Sears, senior partner, Navigator Ltd.

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  • Squeezeplay, October 14 October 14, 2009

    The video of Brian’s Oct. 14 appearance on Squeezeplay is available here. The panel tackled the Canadian dollar, energy policy and why nerds “killed” Wall Street. Other guests were Rick Powers, associate dean, Rotman School of Management, and Gil McGowan, president, Alberta Federation of Labour.

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Brian Lee Crowley