On CBC’s The National to talk Megxit

Honoured to be on The National last night. I was asked the question: What is the cost-benefit to brand Canada of Harry and Meghan living here?

I was not asked as a man in the street, or for my political opinion, which might be different.

I was asked, as a branding expert, for the business case *if* Canada decided to pay for security.  I think the answer is clear:

Through their unparalleled ability to focus domestic and global attention on Canada as a great place to live – and do business and good works – Harry and Meghan will attract spending, investment and charitable dollars that are many multiples of their presumed security costs, thereby increasing the value of brand Canada.

Here is the clip:

https://www.cbc.ca/news/thenational/what-security-for-harry-and-meghan-might-look-like-1.5430410

 

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