BIV on Roundhouse November 7: Senate hearing on tax reforms comes to Vancouver

The Senate committee on national finance is touring the country seeking input on the federal government's proposed tax reforms. | Credit: Art Babych, Shutterstock

On the latest show, Senator Percy Mockler, chair of the Senate committee on national finance, joins Business in Vancouver co-hosts Tyler Orton and Hayley Woodin to discuss the committee's in-depth, cross-country examination of the federal government's proposed small business tax reforms. The committee began the Western Canada leg of its public hearings in Vancouver on Monday.

Jason Turcotte, Cressey Development Group’s vice-president of development, shares insight into the latest Metro Vancouver real estate figures.

Are Canadian entrepreneurs overly optimistic when asking for venture capital? Charles Plant, senior fellow at the University of Toronto’s Impact Centre, analyzes the ‘phantasmagorical forecasts’ of those seeking funding.

In advance of TEDxVancouver, the co-founder of Sole Food Street Farms, Michael Abelman, discusses redefining our values around food, and Vancouver’s poverty complex.

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