June 25, 2017

June 22, 2017:

Peter Van Dusen recaps the spring sitting of Parliament with MPs Randy Hoback (Conservative), Sheila Malcolmson (NDP), and Marco Mendicino (Liberal).

Perry Bellegarde, national chief of the Assembly of First Nations, talks about reconciliation and recent government announcements.

June 23, 2017:

Martin Stringer has a special look at the spring sitting of Parliament. His journalist guests, Bob Fife, (The Globe and Mail) Susan Delacourt (iPolitics) and Marie-Danielle Smith (National Post) recap: the highs and lows, the big issues and the under-covered issues, and the MPs and ministers who shone – and those who didn’t. Also they look at what to watch for in federal politics during the summer and when Parliament returns in the fall.


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Peter Van Dusen

A distinctive and popular personality with more than two decades of reporting and anchoring experience, Peter is a well-known journalist in Canada’s political arena. He joined CPAC in 2001 to host CPAC’s flagship show, PrimeTime Politics, and as Executive Producer of the channel has guided the evolution of programming to strengthen the viewer experience. Prior to joining CPAC, Peter spent 11 years with CBC Television in Ottawa as the evening anchor for local news.

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Martin Stringer

Having covered the Canadian political scene for more than 25 years, Martin is as politically astute as he is savvy. He joined CPAC in 1996 and has covered leadership races, political conventions and federal elections, serving as PrimeTime Politics’ Hill correspondent daily and host of the show’s Friday edition. Martin began his career as a reporter for CBC Radio in Quebec City and also worked for seven years as national and international producer for CBC Radio’s flagship show, As It Happens.