January 21, 2018

PrimeTime Politics This Week

January 21, 2018

Tuesday January 16:

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha, and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono speak at the Vancouver Foreign Ministers’ Meeting on Security and Stability on the Korean Peninsula. Canada and the United States are co-hosting the meeting.

Wednesday January 17:

Hassan Diab returns to Canada after three years in a French prison. He speaks to reporters in Ottawa about his extradition, along with lawyer Donald Bayne and Amnesty International’s Alex Neve.

Friday January 19:

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau answers questions from students at Eenchokay Birchstick School in Pikangikum First Nation in northwestern Ontario.


image - Peter Van Dusen

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.

image - Martin Stringer

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.