April 16, 2017

Watch this week’s highlights from CPAC’s flagship show, Primetime Politics, the source for political roundup and analysis of policy issues. Get an insider’s perspective from Ottawa featuring interviews and guest panels from the Hill.

This week: Peter Van Dusen discusses the Syria situation and Canada’s response with Bessma Momani (Centre for International Governance Innovation).

Government House Leader Bardish Chagger joins Peter Van Dusen to discuss discord in the House of Commons over potential rules changes.

Journalist Justine Hunter (The Globe and Mail) previews the British Columbia election campaign.

CPAC has full coverage of the government’s marijuana legislation, including questions for Health Minister Jane Philpott and MPs Colin Carrie (Conservative), Joël Lightbound (Liberal), and Alastair MacGregor (NDP). Legalization advocate Jodie Emery also offers her reaction.


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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.