November 12, 2017

PrimeTime Politics This Week

November 12, 2017

Tuesday, November 7

Martin Stringer discusses new workplace harassment legislation with Employment, Workforce Development and Labour Minister Patty Hajdu.

Thursday, November 9

Peter Van Dusen discusses new parental leave rules with Families, Children and Social Development Minister Jean-Yves Duclos.

A group of veterans outline their continuing disputes with the federal government on benefits and mental health care.

Friday, November 10

Martin Stringer is joined by a panel of MPs, as well as by his journalist guests: John Ivison (The National Post) and Althia Raj (HuffPost Canada). Among the subjects discussed: the Paradise Papers and offshore tax avoidance, Justin Trudeau in Vietnam, and the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP).


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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.