November 8, 2017

PrimeTime Politics

November 8, 2017

Peter Van Dusen previews the prime minister’s trip to Asia, and the trade and human rights files, with former Quebec premier Jean Charest (Canada ASEAN Business Council) and Alex Neve of Amnesty International Canada.

We discuss the continuing Paradies Papers controversy with MPs Daniel Blaikie (NDP), Pat Kelly (Conservative), and Kamal Khera (Liberal).

Conservative MP Garnett Genuis reflects on his award as Maclean’s Parliamentarian of the Year.

Senator Yuen Pau Woo joins Martin Stringer to discuss the Senate’s agreement on committee seats and leadership positions for independent members.


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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.