November 25, 2013

PrimeTime Politics

November 25, 2013

How should Canada approach the preliminary nuclear agreement between Iran and a group of powers led by the United States? Peter Van Dusen speaks with Foreign Affairs Minister john Baird and MPs Paul Dewar (NDP), Marc Garneau (Liberal), and Deepak Obhrai (Conservative).

Journalists Tim Harper (Toronto Star) and John Ivison (National Post) analyze today’s federal byelections and other political developments.


Justice Minister Peter MacKay, Industry Minister James Moore, and Conservative Senator Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu discuss upcoming criminal justice legislation on Parliament Hill.

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty appears at the Standing Committee on Finance.


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Peter Van Dusen

A distinctive and popular personality with more than two decades of reporting and anchoring experience, Peter is a well-known journalist in Canada’s political arena. He joined CPAC in 2001 to host CPAC’s flagship show, PrimeTime Politics, and as Executive Producer of the channel has guided the evolution of programming to strengthen the viewer experience. Prior to joining CPAC, Peter spent 11 years with CBC Television in Ottawa as the evening anchor for local news.

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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.