May 16, 2017

PrimeTime Politics

May 16, 2017

Peter Van Dusen welcomes Auditor General Michael Ferguson to discuss his most recent reports.

Ian Jack of the Canadian Automobile Association provides reaction to the new transport bill (C-49).

Jagmeet Singh outlines his campaign for the federal NDP leadership.

Senator Stephen Greene explains why he was removed from the Conservative caucus.

Francyne Joe of the Native Women’s Association of Canada talks about frustration with the slow process of the MMIW inquiry.

Journalists Kristy Kirkup (The Canadian Press) and Althia Raj (HuffPost Canada) also join us.

Former cabinet minister Lloyd Axworthy explains his new position as chair of the World Refugee Council.

Martin Stringer talks to participants at the Global Adolescent Health Conference.


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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.