September 21, 2017

PrimeTime Politics

September 21, 2017

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks to the United Nations General Assembly and holds a news conference in New York.

Peter Van Dusen welcomes members of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls: chief commissioner Marion Buller and colleagues Michèle Audette, Brian Eyolfson, and Qajaq Robinson.

Martin Stringer has more on proposed tax changes for private corporations with Dan Kelly (Canadian Federation of Independent Business) and Laurent Marcoux (Canadian Medical Association).

John Manley, president of the Business Council of Canada, comments on the NAFTA talks and the onset of free trade with the European Union.

Political commentators Greg MacEachern, Robin MacLachlan, and Tim Powers debate the latest developments.


Federal privacy commissioner Daniel Therrien speaks with reporters about his annual report.


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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.