May 6, 2018

Monday April 30:
Peter Van Dusen looks at the government’s new election bill with Martin Stringer and MPs Nathan Cullen (NDP), Andy Fillmore (Liberal), and Blake Richards (Conservative).

Wednesday May 2:
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke to First Nations chiefs today on delays to reforming Crown-Indigenous relations. Peter Van Dusen has a reaction from the Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde.

Thursday May 3:
Peter Van Dusen talks to Saskatchewan MP Erin Weir about his expulsion from the NDP caucus.

Bill Blair, parliamentary secretary for justice and health, discusses the potential timeline for passing the cannabis bill, which remains 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.