Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attended a ceremony to remember the 75th anniversary of the battle of Dieppe at a rain soaked ceremony at the National War Memorial in Ottawa. The World War 2 battle was a costly one for Canadians. Of the nearly 5,000 Canadian soldiers, nearly a thousand were killed in action and less than half made it back to England.
Liberal MP and Black Caucus Chair Greg Fergus along with Nova Scotia Senator Wanda Thomas Bernard and Ontario cabinet minister Michael Coteau, discussed issues of racism and injustice at a press conference in Ottawa following the conclusion of the Black Leaders Summit.
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.
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.