Martin Stringer speaks with Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly about the government’s new cultural industry policy. Also, he’s joined by his MPs panel and journalists Kady O’Malley (iPolitics) and Laura Stone. (The Globe & Mail) This week’s topics include: the government’s tax changes, cultural policy, the NAFTA negotiations, Bombardier & the Commons’ Status of Women committee.
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.