PrimeTime Politics Weekend

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PrimeTime Politics Weekend - June 8, 2007

Host Martin Stringer reviews the week’s headlines.

Roy Culpepper (president of the North-South Institute) joins Martin in the studio to discuss the 2007 G8 Summit and the commitments that summit participants made to increase humanitarian aid efforts in Africa.

Martin sits down with a panel of MPs to discuss the week’s parliamentary developments, including a recent House of Commons vote on the 2007 federal budget implementation act. The panellists are Karen Redman (Liberal Party whip) and MPs Rob Moore (Conservative), Richard Nadeau (Bloc Québécois), and Alexa McDonough (NDP).

Martin reviews major Canadian political news stories with journalists Gloria Galloway and Stephen Maher.

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About Martin Stringer

About 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.

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