Tuesday, November 21
Peter Van Dusen welcomes Auditor General Michael Ferguson to discuss his reports on the Phoenix pay system, Syrian refugee resettlement, and the Canada Revenue Agency.
More reaction on the Phoenix system from Public Services and Procurement Minister Carla Qualtrough.
Wednesday, November 22
Labour Minister Patty Hajdu discusses the government’s plan for a national housing strategy.
Peter Van Dusen also speaks with MPs John Brassard (Conservative), Don Davies (NDP), and Greg Fergus (Liberal).
Friday, November 24
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issues an official apology to former residential school students in Newfoundland and Labrador, who were left out of the 2008 federal apology. Toby Obed accepts the prime minister’s apology on behalf of residential school survivors.
Martin Stringer is joined by MPs Adam Vaughan (Liberal), Cathy McLeod (Conservative) and Rachel Blaney (NDP).
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.
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.