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PrimeTime Politics This Week - December 4, 2016
Peter Van Dusen discusses new data on sexual assault in the military with Rear-Adm. Jennifer Bennett, the Canadian Forces lead on responding to misconduct.MPs Pam Goldsmith-Jones (Liberal), Peter Kent (Conservative) and Murray Rankin (NDP) speak about the Prime Minister's reaction to Fidel Castro's death.Auditor General Michael Ferguson meets with the media following the release of his fall report.CPAC's Martin Stringer speaks with MPs Murray Rankin (NDP), Mark Strahl (Conservative) and Jonathan Wilkinson (Liberal) about the government's pipeline announcement.Peter Van Dusen speaks with members of the Special Committee on Electoral Reform, Alexandre Boulerice (NDP), Elizabeth May (Green), Scott Reid (Conservative), and chair Francis Scarpaleggia (Liberal).



PrimeTime Politics This Week - November 6, 2016
Peter Van Dusen reviews the government's immigration targets with MPs Rachel Blaney (NDP), Tom Kmiec (Conservative), and Arif Virani (Liberal).Howard Sapers, the Correctional Investigator of Canada, dicusses his annual report on the federal prison system.Coverage of the Liberal government's fall economic update: Peter Van Dusen welcomes Finance Minister Bill Morneau, Opposition Leader Rona Ambrose, and MPs Guy Caron (NDP), François-Philippe Champagne (Liberal), and Gérard Deltell (Conservative). Later, CPAC's Martin Stringer speaks with NDP leader Thomas Mulcair about the infrastructure promises in the economic update.Assistant Parliamentary Budget Officer Mostafa Askari joins Martin Stringer to discuss the Parliamentary Budget Officer's report on legalizing marijuana and government revenue.More on a class action lawsuit against the federal government by former LGBT employees.Peter Van Dusen questions Transport Minister Marc Garneau about the government's planned measures in the transportation sector, including more consumer protection for airline passengers.

PrimeTime Politics This Week - October 30, 2016
Part five of "The Letters" looks at the obesity issue. Health Minister Jane Philpott discusses her mandate letter.The sixth part of "The Letters" features the aquaculture industry. Peter Van Dusen speaks with Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc.The final installment of "The Letters" looks at employment insurance. Families, Children and Social Development Minister Jean-Yves Duclos reacts to Holly Doan's report.Steven Blaney, the latest Conservative MP to enter the leadership race, discusses his campaign.Protesters disrupt Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's appearance at a young workers' summit in Ottawa.Opposition Leader Rona Ambrose speaks about the unanimous passing of a Conservative motion to recognize ISIS actions against the Yazidi people as genocidal.

PrimeTime Politics This Week - October 23, 2016
Watch the first four installments of "The Letters" starting with Holly Doan's look at climate change and carbon pricing. Environment Minister Catherine McKenna discusses her mandate letter. Part two looks at the mandate of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister John McCallum. In Part three, we focus on access to information and government transparency, and hear from Treasury Board President Scott Brison. The fourth installment looks at the federal relationship with indigenous persons and their growing demographic power. Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett provides reaction.Later, Peter Van Dusen considers the electoral reform debate with MPs Mark Holland (Liberal), Scott Reid (Conservative), and Murray Rankin (NDP).Finally, Martin Stringer speaks with MPs David Lametti (Liberal), Gerry Ritz (Conservative), and Nathan Cullen (NDP) about the collapse of the Canada-EU trade deal.

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Monday: Westminster debate on Trump visit

The British House of Commons considers a petition opposed to a state visit by the U.S. president.
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NDP Leadership: what you need to know

New Democrats will choose their new leader this fall in a voting process that could last six weeks.
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WATCH AND READ: Conservative Leadership

As the race to succeed Stephen Harper continues, stay with CPAC for full coverage.
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Flag Day: the Maple Leaf turns 52

National Flag of Canada Day was introduced in 1996 to celebrate the red, the white, and the maple leaf.
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Friday: Today in Politics

Bill C-18 is debated at third reading in the House of Commons.
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Thursday: Conservative motion on religious discrimination

Today’s debate follows consideration of a Liberal MP’s motion on Islamophobia.
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Wednesday: MPs debate Islamophobia motion

Liberal MP Iqra Khalid introduced Motion M-103 in December 2016.
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Tuesday: Today in Politics

MPs vote on last week’s NDP motion on electoral reform.