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January 18, 2021

On this episode of The Global Exchange, Colin Robertson speak to Frank Graves on Canadians attitudes towards their government and the rest of the world in the COVID-19 era.

Participant Biography:

  • Frank Graves is one of Canada’s leading public opinion, social policy, and public policy experts, as well as one of its leading applied social researchers. In 1980, he founded EKOS Research Associates Inc., an applied social and economic research firm. Under his leadership, EKOS has earned a reputation for creative and rigorous research in the areas of public policy, social policy, and program evaluation and as a leader in innovative survey techniques and methodology. During his career, he has directed hundreds of large scale studies of Canadian attitudes to a vast array of issues. His analysis and advice has been sought by senior decision makers in both the private and public sectors. Mr. Graves is a Fellow of the Canadian Research Insights Council (CRIC) as well as an Honorary Fellow with the Calgary School of Public Policy and sits on the Advisory Board at the Sprott School of Business. Mr Graves has earned an Honours BA in Social Anthropology, a MA in sociology and an ABD (completed course work and comprehensive exams towards a PhD in sociology).

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  • Code Clements
    commented 2021-01-19 23:00:02 -0500
    Excellent presentation. What seems to be missing especially in Canada is we are not taking Conservative neoliberal like Ford, Kenney , Pallister, and Moe seriously. They want to eliminate government. Period. Kenney’s legislative agenda is anti government destroying what unions we have left, eliminating thepublic service, making citizens consumers of everything, like health care, roads , water and every public service all to benefit not us but supporters of the UCP. Alberta wants to deregulate everything which will not matter as they don’t enforce regs now. . We are not selfish consumers who need choice, we are social animals. Unfortunately the vocals clamouring for freedom, are louder and get more press. Will things change after COVID. highly unlikely. These neoliberal are dangerous and unrelenting .
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