CPAC is partnering with Maclean’s and the National Arts Centre for a monthly series of interviews with leading figures in Canadian politics. The interviews will take place in front of a live audience at the NAC. Peter Van Dusen speaks with Maclean’s senior writer and series moderator Paul Wells about the project, which begins on Feb. 6 with NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh. Watch it live on CPAC.ca at 7pm ET and again on PrimeTime Politics at 8pm ET. (no interpretation)
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.