How will an inflation jump impact our economic outlook? Should the Tokyo Olympics be cancelled? Should we explore options outside of LRT?
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Inflation is a constant when it comes to the economy but that doesn't mean the rate of inflation is ever constant. In fact it's the word of the day with economists worrying about if it's time to start bracing for a big hit and in the event that it does come, how bad will the hit be?
Guest: Marvin Ryder, Associate Professor of Marketing, DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University
Should the Olympics go forward and take place in Japan this year? There's a growing number of people who think the answer should be no and many of them are in Japan. Scott chats with an expert on the Olympics who's also played soccer at the professional level to here what he thinks about the situation.
Guest: Dr. Jules Boykoff, Author of Power Games: A Political History of the Olympics; Professor of Politics, Pacific University; Former Professional Soccer Player
With an announcement about Hamilton's pending LRT system expected to happen tomorrow, Scott has spoken with people who are in favour of the project happening and now it's time to hear from someone who's a little more reserved about the project.
Guest: Chad Collins, Ward 5 Councillor, City of Hamilton
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