Canada


“The PPP works best only when you have an income stream”


“The PPP works best only when you have an income stream”

October 2011

(Part 1 of 3) Conversation with David Miller, former Mayor of Toronto, on – funding large infrastructure projects through debt, not Public-Private Partnerships – raising taxes to tap a booming property market.


“The PPP works best only when you have an income stream”


“The PPP works best only when you have an income stream”

October 2011

(Part 2 of 3) Conversation with David Miller, former Mayor of Toronto, on – funding large infrastructure projects through debt, not Public-Private Partnerships – raising taxes to tap a booming property market.


“The PPP works best only when you have an income stream”


“The PPP works best only when you have an income stream”

October 2011

(Part 3 of 3) Conversation with David Miller, former Mayor of Toronto, on – what the US could learn from Toronto’s approach to debt – the virtues of a consumption tax – the impact of Asia’s growth on Canada.


“We’ve been working on our China strategy for at least 20 years.”


“We’ve been working on our China strategy for at least 20 years.”

October 2011

(Part 1 of 3) Conversation with Rick Waugh, CEO, Scotiabank – the curious history of Scotiabank – the big differences to banks in the United States – marketing Canada as ‘America Lite’.


“We’ve been working on our China strategy for at least 20 years.”


“We’ve been working on our China strategy for at least 20 years.”

October 2011

(Part 3 of 3) Conversation with Rick Waugh, CEO, Scotiabank — How it started, and grew, in Malaysia — how it started in Chongqing — the strategy behind white-boxing its banking services to grow overseas.


“We’ve been working on our China strategy for at least 20 years.”


“We’ve been working on our China strategy for at least 20 years.”

October 2011

(Part 2 of 3) Conversation with Rick Waugh, CEO, Scotiabank – expanding in markets abroad during the worrying economic climate — answering analysts’ comments — maintaining a strong return on investment.


“Canada’s still a better bet than the US.”


“Canada’s still a better bet than the US.”

September 2011

(Part 1 of 3) Conversation with Gordon Nixon, CEO, RBC – how the bank is staying healthy while others are faltering – their different approach to wealth management – expansion in Asia.


“Canada’s still a better bet than the US.”


“Canada’s still a better bet than the US.”

September 2011

(Part 2 of 3) Conversation with Gordon Nixon, CEO, RBC – RBC’s desire to dominate in Canada – growth strategies through organic and merger opportunities – the thankless task of compliance with Basel III.