Martin Stringer is joined by MPs and by journalist guests: Kady O’Malley (iPolitics) and Laura Stone (The Globe and Mail). Among this week’s topics: Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard’s intention to re-open constitutional discussions, The B.C. NDP/Green power sharing agreement and its possible impact on federal politics, Donald Trump’s withdrawal the Paris climate change agreement, and Andrew Scheer’s first week as Conservative leader.
In the week’s highlights: U.S. President Donald Trump announces an exit from the Paris Agreemetn, Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard launches a consultation on Quebec and the constitution, and B.C. NDP Leader John Horgan and Green Leader Andrew Weaver sign an agreement to defeat Premier Christy Clark’s minority Liberal government.
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.