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A TOL podcast mini-series about emerging issues for cities, with guest hosts Ed Greenspon (Public Policy Forum) and Silvano de la Llata (Concordia University).

Ed Greenspon

Host: Ed Greenspon

Thinking Out Loud is pleased to feature guest host Ed Greenspon, President and CEO of the Public Policy Forum in the TOL cities episodes.  These episodes arose from executive level roundtables across Canada hosted by Concordia University and the Public Policy Forum, all around city issues.

Ed Greenspon has worked at the intersection of journalism, business and public policy for more than 30 years. He previously served as Editor-at-large at Bloomberg, worked for Torstar Corp (publisher of the Toronto Star) as Vice President of Strategic Investments. At the Globe and Mail, Greenspon was a business reporter and editor, serving as Editor-in-Chief, Ottawa bureau chief, European correspondent, and founding editor of

He is the author of Double Vision: The Inside Story of the Liberals in Power, which won the 1996 Douglas Purvis Award for best public policy book, and of Searching for Certainty: Inside the New Canadian Mindset. 

Production team

TOL podcasts are team efforts, shaped by the strength of our faculty/researchers and external partners. Thanks to our participants, the Public Policy Forum, and our hosts Ed Greenspon, and Silvano De La Llata for their contributions. 

  • Johanne Pelletier (Executive Producer)
  • Salvatore Barrera (Technical Director)
  • Jackie Gallant (Music) 
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