December 7, 2017

December 7, 2017

December 7, 2017

Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott joins Peter Van Dusen to discuss the Parliamentary Budget Officer’s report on safe drinking water on First Nations reserves.

The federal government wrestles with the distribution of cannabis excise tax revenue as the deadline for legalizing marijuana approaches. Peter speaks with Bill Blair, parliamentary secretary to the ministers of justice and health.

The Supreme Court of Canada wraps up its two-day hearing on the legality of provincial importation limits for alcohol. Cannabis activist Jodie Emery joins us to discuss the case’s potential implications on the sale of legalized marijuana.

Beverley McLachlin prepares to step down as Canada’s chief justice on December 15. Law professor Errol Mendes examines the legacy she will be leaving behind.

Party observers Lindsay Doyle, Tim Powers and Shay Purdy comment on the latest political developments.

Also:

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with reporters in China, as he concludes his five-day official visit.

Key moments from the by-election debate in the riding of South Surrey-White Rock.

Chief Justice of Canada Beverley McLachlin’s farewell speech at the end of today’s Supreme Court appeal.