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Pension and Retirement
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Former Governor of Bank of Canada and Special Advisor for Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt, Stephen Poloz, explores one of the biggest risks employers will face in the coming years and how defined benefit (DB) pensions can help manage it.

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Maple Co-founder and CEO Brett Belchetz shares invaluable advice for Canadian business leaders on the intricate balance between innovation, stakeholder engagement, and achieving success.

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While the fascination around technology and A.I. continues to increase, so does their use – but what will this look like for humans in the future?

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Learn how Samuel, Son and Co., a company founded in 1885, is leading green initiatives in the Canadian manufacturing industry, with CEO Colin Osborne.

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Industry leaders Dr. Susan Black, President and CEO at the Conference Board of Canada, and Derek Dobson, CEO and Plan Manager at CAAT Pension Plan, discuss the value of focusing on retention to win the Marathon for Talent.

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Anthony Viel, CEO of Deloitte Canada, describes a popular new retention strategy that benefits both employees and clients alike.

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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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