#10 - 2019 Canadian Election Predictions
October 21rst Canada heads to the polls to decide the fate of our Federal Election. In this episode we cover some of the main policy points and problems facing our nation including immigration, provincial unity, child care, education, and of course climate change.
[3:45] - Are we doing enough to promote immigration?
[9:45] - How do we keep more of our STEM grads in Canada?
[14:00] - Provincial unity with respect to our energy resources.
[18:00] - Why is important to be a self sustaining nation?
[25:00] - How has the United States never had a recession inflicted on them?
[30:00] - Early predictions
[32:30] - Why child care and education so important to future growth of the country.
[37:15] - How should we be thinking about the deficit?
[41:45] - Climate change
[45:00] - Joel changes his predicition
🧠 - Brain drain.
📚 - The Absent Superpower: The Shale Revolution and a World Without America by Peter Zeihan
🔍 - Climate Change Zeitgeist
1. We lose a lot of STEM grads to the United States.
2. The Alberta recession of 2014 is a perfect example of why we need to move towards a more self-sustainable country.
3. Joel predicts that the NDP are going to get a larger percentage of the popular vote than expected.
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