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September 26

14:00

Question Period

Witness all the action in the House of Commons when Canada’s elected officials meet daily to debate the issues. The Government and Opposition exchange questions and answers on how the country is being run and what issues are pressing the political agenda.
15:00

House of Commons Proceedings

Proceedings from the House of Commons: Tune in for continuous LIVE access to Parliament's Lower House as MPs discuss and debate legislation and issues of national importance.
23:00

PrimeTime Politics

CPAC’s flagship show is the daily source for political roundup and analysis of policy issues. Get an insider’s perspective from Ottawa featuring interviews and guest panels from the Hill including all of the day’s political highlights in extended, primetime replay.

September 27

00:00

Question Period

Witness all the action in the House of Commons when Canada’s elected officials meet daily to debate the issues. The Government and Opposition exchange questions and answers on how the country is being run and what issues are pressing the political agenda.
01:00

Scrums

Scrums offers Canadians an exclusive look at how Canadian federal politicians react to the pressing questions of journalists in the heat of the moment. Straight from the historic halls of Parliament, CPAC brings you what your elected officials are saying. Don’t miss a minute of beyond-the-sound bite journalism at its best.
01:30

PrimeTime Politics

CPAC’s flagship show is the daily source for political roundup and analysis of policy issues. Get an insider’s perspective from Ottawa featuring interviews and guest panels from the Hill including all of the day’s political highlights in extended, primetime replay.
02:30

Outburst

This week "Outburst" comes to you from Vernon, British Columbia, Fredericton, New Brunswick, and your nation's capital. We are asking Canadians:What is the best approach to ease Canada’s fentanyl crisis? How would you rate gender equality in Canada? Is Canada too soft on illegal border crossers? Should some statues of controversial Canadian historical figures be removed? We also test your Canadian knowledge with our "Brain Teasers" segment!
03:00

TĂȘte à TĂȘte

Desjardins Group’s first woman president, Monique Leroux has surmounted all financial sector barriers. She presently chairs the International Co-operative Alliance. Pierre Donais sits down with Monique Leroux.
03:30

Public Record

The Assembly of First Nations 38th Annual General Assembly is held in Regina. Officials representing Fisheries and Oceans Canada address the Assembly in a dialogue and strategy session, which includes updates on legislative changes affecting First Nations fisheries. (July 27, 2017)
05:00

Podium

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses the United Nations General Assembly in New York on topics such as Canada's relationship with Indigenous peoples and the shared global challenge of climate change. (September 21, 2017)
05:30

PrimeTime Politics

CPAC’s flagship show is the daily source for political roundup and analysis of policy issues. Get an insider’s perspective from Ottawa featuring interviews and guest panels from the Hill including all of the day’s political highlights in extended, primetime replay.
06:30

Public Record

As part of its Conférences de la Montagne series, the University of Montreal hosted a discussion on migration and refugees with Dr. Joanne Liu, the International President of Doctors without Borders and Saskia Sassen, Professor of sociology at Columbia University. The causes for migration, the reason for the number of refugees, there are 65 million refugees and displaced persons worldwide , and the reasons for pushback were discussed ta length. May 9 This program was filmed and edited by the Université de Montréal.
08:00

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Senators continue their study on what a new relationship between Canada and First Nations, Inuit, and Métis could look like. Sol Sanderson, senator for the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations, provides a history of the treaties between Indigenous Peoples and the Crown and discusses the sovereignty of Indigenous Nations and more.
09:15

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

A trio of academics take part in the committee's ongoing study of the potential impact of climate change on the agriculture, agri-food and forestry sectors. Nicholas Rivers (associate professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa) and Brandon Schaufele (assistant professor, Ivey Business School, University of Western Ontario) discuss their research on climate change and agricultural economics. Tony Shaw (professor of geography, Brock University) discusses the impact of climate change on the wine industry.
11:00

In Committee From The House Of Commons

The committee holds another meeting on C-49, the Transportation Modernization Act. The bill includes measures to create an air passenger rights regime, rail shipping changes and the mandatory installation of locomotive voice and video recorders. MPs hear from the following witnesses: Béland Audet (president, Institut en Culture Sécurité Industrielle Mégantic), Brad Johnston (general manager, logistics and planning, Teck Resources Limited), Robert Ballantyne (president, Freight Management Association of Canada), and his colleague Forrest Hume (legal advisor).
12:30

The Walrus Talks

The Walrus Talks Conversations About Canada : We Desire a Better Country The Walrus Foundation, in partnership with the Order of Canada and Canada 150, host a national tour focusing on the future of the country. The tour visits each province and territory over a three-month period, and features 50 Order of Canada recipients and 50 youth leaders. This week, the tour visits St. Jude's Cathedral in Iqaluit, Nunavut. Featuring: Nmesoma Umenwofor-Nweze (member, Prime Minister's Youth Council), Kyle Hill (co-founder and executive director, Teach for Canada), Susan Aglukark (Inuk singer, songwriter and keynote speaker), Daniel Poliquin (novelist and translator), Laura Arngna'naaq (director of finance, Dechinta), Alethea Arnaquq-Baril (documentary filmmaker), John Ralston Saul (award-winning essayist and novelist), and Anubha Momin (founder and managing editor, Finding True North). Hear from extraordinary Canadians as they talk about the country and share their visions for the future.
13:30

Perspective with Alison Smith

This week on Perspective with Alison Smith: Assessing Canada’s new defence and foreign policy Alison speaks to Matthew Fisher, international affairs columnist for Postmedia about his reaction to Minister Chrystia Freeland's foreign affairs speech from the House of Commons this week. Hugh Segal, Former Senator and Master of Massey College talks to Alison about whether Freeland's speech signals a significant change for the future of Canada's foreign policy. Christopher Sands, Director of the Center for Canadian Studies at John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies discusses reaction that Freeland's speech might have garnered south of the border. Stéfanie von Hlatky, Director of the Centre for International and Defence Policy at Queen's University talks about the government's defence policy review and whether it represents a notable change for defence in the country.
14:00

Question Period

Witness all the action in the House of Commons when Canada’s elected officials meet daily to debate the issues. The Government and Opposition exchange questions and answers on how the country is being run and what issues are pressing the political agenda.