October 22, 2017

PrimeTime Politics This Week

October 22, 2017

Tuesday, October 17
Peter Van Dusen speaks with MPs Andrew Leslie (Liberal), Erin O’Toole (Conservative), and Tracey Ramsey (NDP) about what comes next for NAFTA negotiations.

Wednesday, October 18
Farhat Rehman, of the Canadian Council of Muslim Women, discusses the passage of Bill 62 by the Quebec National Assembly.

National Chief Perry Bellegarde (Assembly of First Nations) discusses the death of Gord Downie and his influence on reconciliation with Canada’s Indigenous peoples.

Thursday, October 19
Peter Van Dusen discusses the finance minister’s decision on personal assets with MPs Joël Lightbound (Liberal), Sheila Malcolmson (NDP), and Pierre Poilievre (Conservative).


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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.