May 2, 2014

Mark Sutcliffe welcomes MPs Erin O’Toole (Conservative), Peter Julian (NDP), and Geoff Regan (Liberal) and journalists John Geddes (Maclean’s) and Mark Kennedy (Ottawa Citizen). And lawyer Eugene Meehan analyzes the recent controversy surrounding the Supreme Court and the government.

Also:

Shawn Atleo announces his resignation as AFN national chief.

Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath announces she will not support yesterday’s provincial budget, leading to a June election.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks in London, Ont.

Natural Resources Minister Greg Rickford answers questions on Parliament Hill.

About

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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.