April 28, 2014

PrimeTime Politics

April 28, 2014

A panel of MPs discuss planned amendments to the electoral reform legislation.

MPs also discuss the government’s moratorium on temporary foreign workers in the food industry.

Alberta Premier Dave Hancock joins Peter Van Dusen.

Alison Loat and Michael MacMillian, co-founders of Samara, discuss their new book on Canadian democracy, “Tragedy in the Commons.”

Also:

Chiefs who oppose the First Nations education bill speak at an Ottawa news conference.

Opposition Leader Thomas Mulcair gives a speech on Bill C-23 to the NDP caucus.

The director of public prosecutions answers questions on Bill C-23 at a parliamentary committee.

About

image - Peter Van Dusen

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.