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An award-winning podcast about building Canada’s future today. Subscribe, listen, contribute.

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Watch the latest episode featuring an interview with Dr. Susan Black, President and CEO of Conference Board of Canada, and Derek Dobson, CEO and Plan Manager at CAAT Pension Plan to learn about the Marathon for Talent in Canada.

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Season 2, Episode #12: Lessons From the Leaders: Season 2

In our season two finale, host Russell Evans, along with Jade Towle of CAAT Pension Plan, reflect on the key takeaways.

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Season 2, Episode #11: Canada's Greatest Comeback

In this episode, Russell speaks with four experts in the Canadian pension space to uncover why DB plans declined, and are now making a prominent comeback.

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Season 2, Episode #10: The Maple Transformation

In this episode, Russell speaks with Brett Belchetz, CEO & Co-Founder of Maple.

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Season 2, Episode #9: Influencing the future

In this episode, Russell sits down with Shahrzad Rafati, Founder & CEO of Broadband TV Corp. (BBTV).

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About the show

Contributors, an award-winning podcast, is for and by Canadian leaders. The episodes explore how organizations are making strategic decisions today to secure a better and brighter future for Canada. Russell Evans invites Canadian business leaders to sit down with him and discuss how their organizations are leading fundamental change, disrupting industries, and investing in Canada's well-being. Through in-depth conversations, we explore innovation, policy, business ideas, and more. During season one, Contributors episodes reached the top 1% of podcasts streamed across the globe (BuzzSprout), and the show earned a spot on the Top Innovative Branded Podcasts list by Bay Street Bull. Season two continues to showcase leaders whose organizations are inspiring others in Canada and beyond, including Anthony Viel, CEO of Deloitte Canada, Christine Bergeron, President & CEO of Vancity and more.

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