November 27, 2017

PrimeTime Politics

November 27, 2017

Peter Van Dusen looks at the latest allegations surrounding Finance Minister Bill Morneau with MPs Nathan Cullen (NDP), Joël Lightbound (Liberal), and Pierre Poilievre (Conservative).

We preview tomorrow’s federal apology to LGBTQ2 Canadians with Martine Roy and Todd Ross, two plaintiffs in a class-action suit against the government. MPs Sheri Benson (NDP), Randy Boissonault (Liberal), and Karen Vecchio (Conservative) also have their say.

Louis Thériault of the Conference Board of Canada discusses a new study on long-term health care.

Law professor and former NDP MP Craig Scott outlines his call for an investigation into possible war crimes in Afghanistan.

Journalists Joël-Denis Bellavance, Susan Delacourt, and John Ivison analyze today’s top political stories.


Auditor General Michael Ferguson speaks at the Nation to Nation Summit.


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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.