Before the Bell

Before the Bell Guest Lineup for Canada’s Innovation Path Forward

Before the Bell returns this Thursday, December 5th to discuss Canada’s innovation path forward. The innovation agenda was a priority for the last session of parliament, will it remain so for this one? Guests appearing on Before the Bell include:  Jill Schnarr vice president corporate citizenship and communications with TELUS Canada, Teresa Marques president and CEO, Rideau

OPINION |Technology: The Great Equalizer

Technology can form a large part of the solution to reduce inequality in Canada. The benefits can drive improved health, social and economic outcomes for all Canadians.

If I Were Minister of Health: Best Advice for Addressing Substance Use and Addiction

As part of the Sixth Estate’s Spotlight series, in conjunction with the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA)’s 2019 conference, a panel of public health, enforcement, youth and Indigenous experts and stakeholders gave their top recommendations for the new minister of health on how best to address substance use and addiction.

What do you need to know about new cannabis products?

With cannabis edibles, extracts and topicals legal as of Oct. 17, Sixth Estate’s Spotlight series joined the Canadian Centre for Substance Use and Addiction to discuss with experts and stakeholders the new product classes, health risks, and lower risk use of the products, as well as the importance of public education and best ways to reach out to youth.

What’s Next for Pharmacare?

As pharmacare was a major election issue, and the re-elected Liberal government has promised to implement a national pharmacare program in accordance with the Hoskins report, Before the Bell assembled a panel of experts and stakeholders to discuss what options the government may be exploring.

Before the Bell Guest Lineup for a Discussion on What’s Next for Pharmacare

Before the Bell returns next Thursday, November 14th to discuss what everyone expects to be a key priority for our next government – a national Pharmacare plan. Guests appearing on Before the Bell include: Dr. Seema Nagpal vice president science and policy with Diabetes Canada, Joelle Walker vice president public affairs, Canadian Pharmacists Association, Dr. Jennifer Shulman partner KPMG,

Small Business & Trade: Cornering the World

With 41 percent of Canadian exports being shipped by small and medium-sized enterprises, and our three largest trading partners — the United States, China and the United Kingdom —undergoing some level of turmoil, the third season of Before the Bell kicked off with a panel of experts and stakeholders to look at the issues that Canadian small businesses face as they seek to expand into global markets.

Before the Bell Explores Post Election Impact and Opportunities for Small Business & Trade

Before the Bell returns this Thursday, October 24 for its second full season with an exciting lineup of speakers to talk about the opportunities for small business and the future of trade for Canadians post election. Guests appearing on Before the Bell include: Corinne Pohlmann, senior vice president national affairs and partnerships with the Canadian

Public Education on the New Cannabis Products

As cannabis edibles, extracts, and topicals are being legalized, Sixth Estate’s Spotlight hosted a panel of experts to discuss the new risks and regulatory challenges separate from the existing cannabis market, and the public education initiatives underway in the country when it comes to these products.

OPINION | Evidence in Action

Edible cannabis products, cannabis extracts and cannabis topicals will be legal on October 17,.
Canadians need the facts to make informed choices about these products