Event description

Join host Catherine Clark with special guest host David Akin for Before the Bell on October 17th as we  explore the growing trend towards creating businesses that make a positive difference in the world with an incredible lineup of guests including Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, the Hon. Mary Ng (Markham-Thornhill, ON).  On the show we discuss how businesses are integrating social justice causes as part of their business models – and why.

This edition will provide insights into the strategies behind this trend. Craig Ryan, Director of Social Entrepreneurship with BDC reflects on this shift as “being the best in the world and being the best for the world”.  For those in business and those entrepreneurs seeking new opportunities for success, this episode is a must see.

Join in the conversation by asking your questions directly of our guests – It will do you some good.

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David Akin

  • Chief Political Correspondent, Global News

Corinne Pohlmann

  • Canadian Federation for Independent Business
  • Senior VP, National Affairs and Partnerships