November 27, 2016

PrimeTime Politics This Week

November 27, 2016

CPAC’s Peter Van Dusen speaks with MPs Ed Fast (Conservative), Alastair McGregor (NDP), and Jonathan Wilkinson (Liberal) about the government’s planned phase-out of coal-fired power by 2030.

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan discusses the government’s plans for replacing Canada’s fighter jets.

Conservative MP Kellie Leitch discusses her leadership campaign.

NDP MP Charlie Angus speaks about his resignation as caucus chair and potential leadership bid.

Peter Van Dusen questions MPs Rachel Blaney (NDP), Marilyn Gladu (Conservative) and Marco Mendicino (Liberal) on the continuing debate over political fundraising.


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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.