CPAC Schedule

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July 23

04:45

Podium

In Montreal, the St. Laurent Forum holds a global security conference entitled “Trump’s Effect on International Geopolitics”. Robert Keating, a deputy minister with Quebec's Ministry of International Relations and La Francophonie, discusses that province's foreign policy. (May 3, 2018)
05:00

In Committee from the House of Commons

Officials from the Treasury Board Secretariat answer questions concerning funding requests in the 2018-2019 main estimates allocated to various governmental departments and agencies. Appearing at the committee are Treasury Board Secretariat’s Brian Pagan and Marcia Santiago; thr Department of Transport’s Pierre-Marc Mongeau and Lori MacDonald; the Department of Finance’s Adelle Laniel; the Department of Natural Resources’ John Kozij; the Department of Industry’s Philippe Thompson; as well as National Research Council of Canada’s Roger Scott-Douglas. (June 11, 2018)
06:00

Public Record

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ronan Farrow sits down with Liz Plank of Vox Media at the fifth annual Canada 2020 conference in Ottawa to discuss the demise of U.S. diplomacy. They also speak about the #MeToo moment. (June 5, 2018)
07:00

Outburst

This week "Outburst" comes to you from Vancouver, Calgary, Halifax, and your nation's capital. We are asking Canadians: What do you think the federal government should do about the humanitarian and security crises in Myanmar? Can provincial governments afford to offer free daycare? How comfortable are you with political parties using social media to target and persuade voters? What are the biggest challenges facing the Liberal party today? We also test your Canadian knowledge with our "Brain Teasers" segment!
07:30

Perspective with Alison Smith

This week on Perspective with Alison Smith: Democracy's Challenge - The Rise of Populism Yascha Mounk, lecturer on political theory at Harvard University and author of "The People Vs. Democracy: Why our Freedom is in Danger and How to Save it," talks about the rise of populist movements in the world and the threat this poses to liberal democracy. Paul Lendvai, author of "Orban: Europe’s New Strongman" and "Hungary: Between Democracy and Authoritarianism," talks about the political situation in Hungary in light of the recent re-election of Viktor Orban as prime minister. Anita Komuves, a journalist with investigative outlet Atlatszo, talks about the recent election campaign and the rural-urban divide that currently exists in Hungary.
08:00

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

National Defence - April 16, 2018: Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens speaks on the potential challenges facing border cities concerning legal cannabis, including the possibility of increased delays at border crossing and more. Also participating in the study on Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, as it relates to Canada’s borders are the Canadian Trucking Alliance’s Jonathan Blackham and Cascadia Cross-Border Law’s Scott Railton.
09:15

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

National Finance - May 22, 2018 - Part 2: RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki and officials from various government departments defend their respective organization’s funding requests allocated in the 2018-2019 main estimates. Appearing before the committee are Indigenous Services Canada and Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada’s Paul Thoppil and Catherine Blanchard; Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s Kathleen Devenny, Debbie Stewart, and David D’Amour; Employment and Social Development Canada’s Mark Perlman and Jason Won; as well as the Royal Canadian Mounted Police’s Denise Nesrallah.
11:00

In Committee from the House of Commons

Citizenship and Immigration - April 17, 2018: Witnesses discuss how the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada handles cases involving traumatized and vulnerable persons, including LGBTQ2 refugee claimants. Participating in the study are lawyers Barbara Findlay and Cheryl Robinson.
13:00

Public Record

A group of leading experts speak at a panel discussion in Ottawa on the future of immigration in Canada in an era of political polarization. Jennifer Ditchburn, editor-in-chief of Policy Options magazine, moderates the panel, which features Rachel Curran, senior associate at Harper & Associates, Nicholas Keung, immigration reporter at the Toronto Star, Jamil Jivani, visiting professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, and Andrew Griffith, fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute and the Environics Institute. This event is sponsored by the Clayton H. Riddell Graduate Program in Political Management at Carleton University. (January 23, 2018)
14:30

Public Record

The Canadian Journalism Foundation hosts a symposium in Toronto on the balance between privacy and freedom of expression in a digital age. Federal privacy commissioner Daniel Therrien speaks with Globe and Mail reporter Simon Houpt on policy and privacy issues. (April 4, 2018)
15:15

Public Record

The Public Policy Forum holds its third annual Canada Growth Summit. Denise Amyot, president and CEO of Colleges and Institutes Canada, leads a panel discussion in Toronto with JP Gladu (Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business), Linda Hasenfratz (Linamar), Zabeen Hirji (Deloitte), Kathy Kinloch (BCIT), and Sheldon Levy (NEXT Canada) on how increased automation and artificial intelligence will create jobs of the future. (April 12, 2018)
16:30

Podium

The Canadian Journalism Foundation hosts a symposium in Toronto on the so-called right to be forgotten, the concept that individuals have the right to ask search engines to remove certain search results. Amanda Maltby, chair of the Canadian Marketing Association's privacy and data advisory committee and chief privacy officer at Canada Post, discusses how Canadians view digital privacy and transparency. (April 4, 2018)
18:00

Builders of Canada

Claude Ryan, former Quebec Liberal party leader and director of the newspaper Le Devoir, speaks with Martin Stringer in 2000 about his life in and out of politics.
19:00

Extraordinary Canadians

This series of biographies portrays great Canadians perceived by Canada's most renowned writers. Extraordinary Canadians reveals the relationship between the writer and the Canadian they draw inspiration from.
19:30

TĂȘte à TĂȘte

After serving as a cabinet minister in the Harper government, Christian Paradis decided to retire from politics to pursue a career with Garda World, where he seeks to redefine the boundaries of security services. He sits down for an interview with Pierre Donais.
21:00

CPAC Special

CPAC presents key debates and testimony from the 1980–81 Special Joint Committee on the Constitution of Canada. In this episode, we look at testimony concerning indigenous rights. Adam Dodek, a professor of law at the University of Ottawa, joins host Peter Van Dusen to provide historical analysis. On December 2, 1980, the committee hears testimony from Marlene Pierre-Aggamaway and Donna Phillips, representing the Native Women’s Association of Canada, and from Harry Daniels, Louis Bruyère, Gene Rhéaume, and Vic Savino, representing the Native Council of Canada.

July 24

01:00

Builders of Canada

Claude Ryan, former Quebec Liberal party leader and director of the newspaper Le Devoir, speaks with Martin Stringer in 2000 about his life in and out of politics.
02:00

Supreme Court Hearings

Attorney General of Canada, et al. v. Attorney General of Quebec Does the federal goverenment have the right to impose a nation wide regulator on Canada's securities markets? (Case No. 37613) (March 22, 2018)
05:00

Public Record

Anne Nivat, a freelance war correspondent, and Yves Trotignon, a former agent with the DGSE intelligence agency, discuss the fight against Islamist terrorism. Their discussion takes place during the St. Laurent Forum's global security conference in Montreal, entitled “Trump’s Effect on International Geopolitics". (May 3, 2018)
06:15

Public Record

The St. Laurent Forum holds a global security conference in Montreal, entitled “Trump’s Effect on International Geopolitics”. François Heisbourg (Special Advisor, Fondation pour la recherche stratégique), Thorsten Benner (Director, Global Public Policy Institute), Ferry de Kerckhove (Former Canadian Diplomat), and Olivier Schmitt (Associate Political Science Professor, University of Southern Denmark) discuss propaganda and disinformation. (May 3, 2018)