December 8, 2016

PrimeTime Politics

December 8, 2016

Peter Van Dusen welcomes Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil and MPs (Randy Hoback, Sheila Malcolmson, Jonathan Wilkinson) ahead of tomorrow’s first ministers’ meeting.

More on the selection of Viola Desmond as the new face on Canada’s $10 bill.

Public Services and Procurement Minister Judy Foote discusses the Airbus contract to replace Canada’s search and rescue aircraft.

Martin Stringer speaks to senators about the decision against suing a group of former senators to recover expense payments.

Political commentators Lindsay Doyle, Robin MacLachlan, and Tim Powers debate the week’s top stories.

Also:

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale appears at a parliamentary committee.

About

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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.