February 17, 2016

PrimeTime Politics

February 17, 2016

Peter Van Dusen reviews the government response to Bombardier job cuts with MPs François-Philippe Champagne (Liberal), Matthew Dubé (NDP), and Lisa Raitt (Conservative). And, analysis from Tyler Chamberlin of the University of Ottawa’s Telfer School of Management.

B.C. Finance Minister Michael de Jong discusses his province’s budget.

MPs Deepak Obhrai (Conservative), Randall Garrison (NDP), and John McKay (Liberal) debate Canada’s military commitment against ISIL.


Highlights of the House of Commons debate on the ISIL mission.


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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.