Munk Members-Only Pod: Episode 15

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This is a sample of the Munk Members-Only Podcast. The program provides listeners with a focused, half-hour masterclass on the big issues, events and trends driving news and current events. The show features Janice Gross Stein, the founding director of the Munk School of Global Affairs and bestselling author, in conversation with Rudyard Griffiths, Chair and moderator of the Munk Debates.

This edition of the Munk Member’s Only Podcast explore three big issues in the news this week: The third wave of COVID-19 variants accelerates Canada’s public health crisis with hospitalizations soaring 30% in seven days while provinces experience new delays of the Moderna vaccine and subject their publics to vaccine rollouts plagued with delays, unused doses and confused messaging – Can Canada get its pandemic strategy back on track or is too late to blunt the full effect of the third wave?; Biden expels diplomats and puts new tough sanctions on Russia – What is the strategy behind these new measures? How is Vladimir Putin likely to react? Is war in Ukraine more or less likely as a result?; and the value of Canada’s housing stock rises an astronomical 30% in value in one year – Are we inside a dangerous housing bubble? What can government do to curb the risk runaway housing prices present financial system and social equity? We discuss it all.

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