October 29, 2017

PrimeTime Politics This Week

October 29, 2017

Monday october 23:
Peter Van Dusen analyzes the arrival of a new U.S. ambassador with MaryScott Greenwood (Canadian American Business Council) and former diplomat Colin Robertson.

Tuesday October 24:
Full coverage of today’s fall economic statement, including an interview with Finance Minister Bill Morneau. Peter Van Dusen has reaction from Ian Lee (Carleton University) and Toby Sanger (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives).

Thursday October 26:
Peter Van Dusen reviews the latest developments concerning Finance Minister Bill Morneau and the ethics commissioner. We welcome MPs Dan Albas (Conservative), Joël Lightbound (Liberal), and Kennedy Stewart (NDP).


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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.