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PrimeTime Politics - February 6, 2017


The future of Canada’s economy, trade with the United States, and the upcoming federal budget were all on the agenda in Ottawa today. Peter Van Dusen welcomes MPs Guy Caron (Liberal), Matt DeCourcey (Liberal) and Gérard Deltell (Conservative). And Martin Stringer speaks with Perrin Beatty – president and CEO of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

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

Also:

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a question-and-answer session in Ottawa with youth leaders from across Canada.

Dominic Barton, chair of the government’s Advisory Council on Economic Growth, discusses the group’s latest recommendations for growth and innovation.


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About Peter Van Dusen

About 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.

About Martin Stringer

About 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.

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