Scott speaks to Lisa Lalande, CEO of the Century Initiative, a nonprofit that advocates for Canada to aim for a population of 100 million by 2100.
Then we look at the latest shakeups in Ottawa: Bill Morneau is out and Chrystia Freeland is in at the Ministry of Finance and Trudeau prorogues Parliament to either reset the government to present a fresh agenda in the fall or escape further scrutiny by Parliamentary committees, depending on your perspective.
And finally, this weekend the federal Conservatives will have a new leader. Who are the candidates, what do they stand for and who’s likely to win?
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A transcript is available at politicoast.ca
Segment 1: Century Initiative
Segment 2: Mor-no
- Bill Morneau resigns as finance minister and MP, will seek to lead OECD
- Freeland replaces Morneau as Trudeau’s finance minister
- Parliament prorogued until Sept. 23 as Trudeau government reels from WE Charity controversy
- Feds unveil $37B CERB transition plan, setting up new sickness and care benefits
- Redacted WE documents are part of coverup by Liberal government, Conservatives say
Segment 3: Who will lead the CPC?