December 14, 2016

PrimeTime Politics

December 14, 2016

Immigration Minister John McCallum joins Peter Van Dusen.

A panel of MPs discuss issues relating to the Finance portfolio: Guy Caron (NDP), Gérard Deltell (Conservative), and Adam Vaughan (Liberal).

British Columbia Health Minister Terry Lake outlines upcoming negotiations with the federal government over funding.

NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair recaps the fall sitting of Parliament.

Martin Stringer has more on the state of the Senate, including an interview with retiring senator John Wallace.

Political commentators Robin MacLachlan, Richard Mahoney, and Tim Powers debate the latest developments.


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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.