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Allan Gregg in Conversation (Audio)

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Allan Gregg in Conversation (Audio)

Allan Gregg in Conversation (Audio)

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Allan Gregg in Conversation presents in-depth conversations with some of the world's most prominent authors, artists, and cutting-edge thinkers. Allan Gregg in Conversation airs Fridays at 10:00 PM EST on TVO - Canada's largest educational broadcaster.

Latest Episodes

Money Manager Stephen Jarislowsky Gives Advice

Canadian money manager Stephen Jarislowsky is the author of "The Investment Zoo". Jarislowsky is known for his defence of shareholders' rights and as an advocate of good corporate governance. He is opposed to excessive CEO packages that include options and bonuses. His advice to investors is to find a company you understand and that is the best-managed in the industry and stay with it. Originally aired June 2005.

11 MIN2012 NOV 13
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Money Manager Stephen Jarislowsky Gives Advice

Mark Kingwell On Glenn Gould

Pianist Glenn Gould is the subject of a new book by philosopher Mark Kingwell. Born in Toronto, Glenn Gould became a towering figure in the world of classical music. Eccentric and reclusive his fame has only grown since his death in 1982. Kingwell's book "Glenn Gould" is part of the Extraordinary Canadians Series. Originally aired January 2010.

27 MIN2012 NOV 8
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Mark Kingwell On Glenn Gould

Jeremy Rifkin On Entering The Third Industrial Revolution

Economist Jeremy Rifkin is the author of "The Third Industrial Revolution". According to Rifkin, industrial revolutions occur when new energy regimes emerge and new communications systems enable them to become operational. We are now entering a third industrial revolution, one which combines renewable energy and internet technology to transform the power grid.

27 MIN2012 OCT 27
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Jeremy Rifkin On Entering The Third Industrial Revolution

David Pecaut On The Impact Of Technology In The Workplace

David Pecaut and Carla Lipsig-Mumme discuss the impact of technology in the workplace. Does is lead to a reduction in the workforce?Does it empower the workforce? David Pecaut went on to co-found the Toronto annual arts festival Luminato. Sadly, David Pecaut died on December 14th, 2009. This programme was broadcast in April 1995.

12 MIN2012 OCT 26
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David Pecaut On The Impact Of Technology In The Workplace

Yann Martel On The Illustrated Version Of Life Of Pi

Canada's Yann Martel shot to international fame with his novel "Life of Pi". He won the prestigious Booker Prize and his novel went on to sell six-million copies worldwide and a movie version was made with director Ang Lee. Now Martel has come out with a special illustrated edition of "Life of Pi". Originally aired February 2008.

13 MIN2012 OCT 26
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Yann Martel On The Illustrated Version Of Life Of Pi

Noah Richler

Noah Richler is the author of, "What We Talk About When We Talk About War". He claims that Canadians are being influenced to think of themselves as a "warrior nation", rather than the peacekeeping nation that has historically been part of our national identity.

12 MIN2012 OCT 10
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Noah Richler

Michael Reist

Teacher Michael Reist is the author of "Raising Boys In A New Kind Of World". Reist explains why boys are lagging academically and he gives advice on how to help them succeed in school. He believes teaching definitely needs more male teachers.

14 MIN2012 OCT 10
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Michael Reist

Jeffrey Rosenthal Explains Probability Theory

In his book "Struck by Lightning: The Curious World Of Probabilities", Professor Jeffrey Rosenthal uses his math skills to explain what probability theory is and how it works. Terrorists, car crashes, flu pandemics; Rosenthal says we're afraid of the wrong things and reveals what we should really worry about. (Originally aired January 2006)

14 MIN2012 OCT 3
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Jeffrey Rosenthal Explains Probability Theory

Richard Alvarez - Integrating Health Care Technology

Richard Alvarez, President and CEO of Canada Health Infoway, talks about the benefits of integrating information technology in health care and why it is taking so long to implement in Ontario.

12 MIN2012 SEP 29
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Richard Alvarez - Integrating Health Care Technology

Ilse Treurnicht On The Purpose of MaRS Discovery District

Ilse Treurnicht, CEO of the MaRS Discovery District, explains the purpose of MaRS, which is to foster and promote Canadian innovations by providing an environment where science, technology and social entrepreneurs work side by side.

14 MIN2012 SEP 29
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Ilse Treurnicht On The Purpose of MaRS Discovery District

Latest Episodes

Money Manager Stephen Jarislowsky Gives Advice

Canadian money manager Stephen Jarislowsky is the author of "The Investment Zoo". Jarislowsky is known for his defence of shareholders' rights and as an advocate of good corporate governance. He is opposed to excessive CEO packages that include options and bonuses. His advice to investors is to find a company you understand and that is the best-managed in the industry and stay with it. Originally aired June 2005.

11 MIN2012 NOV 13
Comments
Money Manager Stephen Jarislowsky Gives Advice

Mark Kingwell On Glenn Gould

Pianist Glenn Gould is the subject of a new book by philosopher Mark Kingwell. Born in Toronto, Glenn Gould became a towering figure in the world of classical music. Eccentric and reclusive his fame has only grown since his death in 1982. Kingwell's book "Glenn Gould" is part of the Extraordinary Canadians Series. Originally aired January 2010.

27 MIN2012 NOV 8
Comments
Mark Kingwell On Glenn Gould

Jeremy Rifkin On Entering The Third Industrial Revolution

Economist Jeremy Rifkin is the author of "The Third Industrial Revolution". According to Rifkin, industrial revolutions occur when new energy regimes emerge and new communications systems enable them to become operational. We are now entering a third industrial revolution, one which combines renewable energy and internet technology to transform the power grid.

27 MIN2012 OCT 27
Comments
Jeremy Rifkin On Entering The Third Industrial Revolution

David Pecaut On The Impact Of Technology In The Workplace

David Pecaut and Carla Lipsig-Mumme discuss the impact of technology in the workplace. Does is lead to a reduction in the workforce?Does it empower the workforce? David Pecaut went on to co-found the Toronto annual arts festival Luminato. Sadly, David Pecaut died on December 14th, 2009. This programme was broadcast in April 1995.

12 MIN2012 OCT 26
Comments
David Pecaut On The Impact Of Technology In The Workplace

Yann Martel On The Illustrated Version Of Life Of Pi

Canada's Yann Martel shot to international fame with his novel "Life of Pi". He won the prestigious Booker Prize and his novel went on to sell six-million copies worldwide and a movie version was made with director Ang Lee. Now Martel has come out with a special illustrated edition of "Life of Pi". Originally aired February 2008.

13 MIN2012 OCT 26
Comments
Yann Martel On The Illustrated Version Of Life Of Pi

Noah Richler

Noah Richler is the author of, "What We Talk About When We Talk About War". He claims that Canadians are being influenced to think of themselves as a "warrior nation", rather than the peacekeeping nation that has historically been part of our national identity.

12 MIN2012 OCT 10
Comments
Noah Richler

Michael Reist

Teacher Michael Reist is the author of "Raising Boys In A New Kind Of World". Reist explains why boys are lagging academically and he gives advice on how to help them succeed in school. He believes teaching definitely needs more male teachers.

14 MIN2012 OCT 10
Comments
Michael Reist

Jeffrey Rosenthal Explains Probability Theory

In his book "Struck by Lightning: The Curious World Of Probabilities", Professor Jeffrey Rosenthal uses his math skills to explain what probability theory is and how it works. Terrorists, car crashes, flu pandemics; Rosenthal says we're afraid of the wrong things and reveals what we should really worry about. (Originally aired January 2006)

14 MIN2012 OCT 3
Comments
Jeffrey Rosenthal Explains Probability Theory

Richard Alvarez - Integrating Health Care Technology

Richard Alvarez, President and CEO of Canada Health Infoway, talks about the benefits of integrating information technology in health care and why it is taking so long to implement in Ontario.

12 MIN2012 SEP 29
Comments
Richard Alvarez - Integrating Health Care Technology

Ilse Treurnicht On The Purpose of MaRS Discovery District

Ilse Treurnicht, CEO of the MaRS Discovery District, explains the purpose of MaRS, which is to foster and promote Canadian innovations by providing an environment where science, technology and social entrepreneurs work side by side.

14 MIN2012 SEP 29
Comments
Ilse Treurnicht On The Purpose of MaRS Discovery District
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