November 21, 2016

PrimeTime Politics

November 21, 2016

Peter Van Dusen has reaction to the government’s planned phase-out of coal-fired power by 2030: Erin Flanagan (Pembina Institute), Ian Culbert (Canadian Public Health Association), and MPs Ed Fast (Conservative), Alastair McGregor (NDP), and Jonathan Wilkinson (Liberal).

MPs also debate trade issues: David Lametti (Liberal), Tracey Ramsey (NDP), and Gerry Ritz (Conservative).

David Coletto of Abacus Data outlines new polling data about Canadian attitudes on the economy, the environment, foreign affairs, and health care.

Journalists Joël-Denis Bellavance (La Presse) and John Ivison (National Post) analyze political developments.

Also:

Retired RCMP officers appear at the Senate national security committee to share their experience of harassment inside the force.

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.