December 20, 2017

PrimeTime Politics

December 20, 2017

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reacts to the ethics commissioner’s findings that he violated several conflict of interest rules with his vacation on a private island owned by the Aga Khan. We also hear from Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh.

The government announces new lifetime benefits for veterans. Peter Van Dusen speaks to Sean Bruyea, a veterans’ advocate, for his view on the planned changes.


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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.