Tuesday, December 12:
Peter Van Dusen looks at the government’s new plan for fighter jets with Public Services and Procurement Minister Carla Qualtrough, plus MPs Tony Clement (Conservative), Stephen Fuhr (Liberal), and Randall Garrison (NDP).
Wednesday, December 13:
MPs debate the government’s latest plan for small business tax changes: Joël Lightbound (Liberal), Alistair MacGregor (NDP), and Pierre Poilievre (Conservative). Peter Van Dusen also speaks with Dan Kelly, president of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business.
Thursday, December 14:
Aaron Bedard, a retired corporal and advocate, reacts to the expected announcement of lifetime pensions for disabled veterans.
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.