Martin Stringer discusses Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s visit to China. We hear from Graham Shantz (Canada-China Business Council) and a panel of MPs: David Lametti (Liberal), Tony Clement (Conservative) and Tracey Ramsey (NDP).
Martin also speaks with Kimberley Hanson (Diabetes Canada) about recent tax changes that are affecting some Canadians with Type 1 diabetes.
Journalists Susan Delacourt (Toronto Star) and Joël-Denis Bellavance (La Presse) analyze the latest political developments.
Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould and former prime minister Kim Campbell, who chairs the Independent Advisory Board for Supreme Court of Canada Judicial Appointments, answer questions at a parliamentary committee regarding Sheilah Martin’s Supreme Court nomination.
Veterans react to the B.C. Court of Appeal’s ruling on disability pensions for veterans.
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.