On today's show, angel investor Manny Padda shares a big announcement about the B.C. chapter of the Room to Read non-profit. The former BIV Forty Under 40 winner also discusses why education is so important to the economy.
Then, Vancouver’s PeaceGeeks Society is splitting a $5-million grant from Google after developing an app to help immigrants and refugees better integrate into Canada.
Later, BIV’s Patrick Blennerhassett delves into a new report from the IMF discussing whether we should be calculating GDP differently.
And in the wake of big advances in fintech, Payments Canada’s Jan Pilbauer discusses his organization’s efforts to modernize rules underpinning financial transactions in Canada and across borders.