November 2, 2007

PrimeTime Politics Weekend

November 2, 2007

Host Martin Stringer reviews the week’s headlines.

A panel of MPs join Martin in the studio to comment on the week’s political developments in the House of Commons. Sitting on the panel are Pierre Poilievre (parliamentary secretary to the president of the Treasury Board), Wayne Easter (Liberal), Thierry St-Cyr (Bloc Québécois), and Bill Siksay (NDP).

Martin sits down with journalists Norma Greenaway and Susan Lunn to discuss the week’s major news stories.

Peter Hall (deputy chief economist for Export Development Canada) joins Martin in the studio to speak about the rising value of the Canadian dollar.


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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.