Let's get digital: from bitcoin to StockTok — plus what low literacy means for Canada's economy
You can't really use bitcoin to buy, well, much of anything tangible. But the value of the cryptocurrency is soaring. So what is the value of something you can't exchange for many goods, and why are people buying in? Meanwhile on social media, TikTok videos about stocks and investments are getting millions of views — but is it just click-inflation? Finally, with a shift to the knowledge economy comes consequences for the Canadians who fall into the literacy gap. Who is in this group of people with low literacy skills, and what does it mean for their economic future?