February 3, 2015

PrimeTime Politics

February 3, 2015

Full reaction to the departure of John Baird from the federal cabinet. Peter Van Dusen welcomes MPs Paul Dewar (NDP), Marc Garneau (Liberal), and Deepak Obhrai (Conservative). Also: journalists Joël-Denis Bellavance (La Presse) and John Ivison (National Post).

Policy Magazine hosts a panel of political observers to look ahead to the 2015 federal campaign.


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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.