Big Auto: Bailouts or Bankruptcy?

It's been three years since bailout funds were delivered to save North America's auto industry. The Agenda looks at what the bailouts accomplished, and how they defined a new role for government in business restructuring.

Saving Big Auto

Bailout vs. bankruptcy: Billions were spent on the auto bailouts and tens of thousands of jobs were saved. But did the auto bailouts accomplish what was truly needed for the industry?

Guests
Fmr. Attorney-General and Minister of Economic Development, Province of Ontario
Professor, Labour Studies and Economics, McMaster University
Senior Principal Economist, IHS Capabilities
Vice-President of Canadian Policy Research, Fraser Institute
Senior Fellow, Cato Institute

George Magliano: Recharging the Volt

General Motors is idling production of the Volt. Auto sector economist George Magliano tells Steve Paikin why consumers aren't buying the vehicle.