November 21, 2017

PrimeTime Politics

November 21, 2017

Peter Van Dusen welcomes Auditor General Michael Ferguson to discuss today’s reports on the Phoenix pay system, Syrian refugee resettlement, and the Canada Revenue Agency.

More reaction on the Phoenix system from Public Services and Procurement Minister Carla Qualtrough and Debi Daviau, president of the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada.

MPs debate immigration and refugee issues: Tony Clement (Conservative), Jenny Kwan (NDP), and Arif Virani (Liberal).

Parliamentary secretary Bill Blair outlines the latest details on the federal regulation of cannabis.

We look at two new reports on child poverty and low-income families.

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley speaks with Martin Stringer about pipelines and Nebraska’s Keystone decision.


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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.