February 4, 2018

PrimeTime Politics This Week

February 4, 2018

Monday, January 29:

Parliament returns with talk of sexual harassment and what the “Me Too” movement means for politics. Peter Van Dusen welcomes cabinet minister Patty Hajdu and MPs Pam Damoff (Liberal), Rachael Harder (Conservative), and Sheila Malcolmson (NDP).

Thursday, February 1:

Political observers Lindsay Doyle, Robin MacLachlan, and Dan Mader review the week’s top stories.

Independent Senator Frances Lankin and Conservative Senator Leo Housakos discuss the procedural controversy over the national-anthem bill and debate in the Senate.


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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.