May 31, 2017

PrimeTime Politics

May 31, 2017

Ex-convict Karla Homolka’s volunteer work at her child’s elementary school in Montreal raises questions among Members of Parliament.

Minister of Democratic Institutions, Karina Gould, comments on the government’s bill to make political fundraising more transparent.

Democratic Reform critic for the NDP, Nathan Cullen, explains why his party’s motion on electoral reform failed to pass in the House of Commons.

Environment minister Catherine McKenna reinforces Canada’s commitment to the Paris Agreement in light of reports that the US may withdraw from the Accord.

The International Monetary Fund releases its report on Canada’s economy – with a warning.


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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.